ME020538 - HOWTO: How to configure a Windows Mobile device to synchronize contacts, appointments and tasks using the MailEnable SyncML service.


This article explains how to configure a Windows mobile device to use Funambol to synchronize contacts, calendar appoinments and tasks via the MailEnable SyncML synchronization service.


Requirements: Funambol-smartphone-sync-client-8.0.4.exe or later -

NOTE: SyncML service is exclusive to Enterprise version 4 and later of MailEnable.

NOTE: Please consult within the Funambol Readme guide and the Windows Mobile device Documentation for on how to install the plug-in using the funambol executable connecting the Windows Mobile device via a PC USB connection and using Windows Mobile device center or consult with Microsoft for further assistance.

Ensure that the MailEnable SyncML option has been enabled. Follow the steps below:

  • Navigate within the MailEnable administration console to: Servers>localhost>services>synchronization.
  • Right click on "Synchronization" and select "properties" in the menu.
  • Next navigate to the "SyncML" tab and tick the box "Enable SyncML support".
  • Ensure the MailEnable HTTPMail service is running under: Servers>localhost>system>services.

Windows Mobile Funambol "Account" settings:

  • Server Location:
  • Username: mailboxname@postofficename
  • Password: ********

Windows Mobile Funambol "Configuration" settings:

  • Disable "Emails"
  • Enable "Contacts"
  • Enable "Calendar"
  • Enable "Tasks"


Keywords:Syncml Windows Mobile funambol contacts
Class:HOWTO: Product Instructions
Revised:Wednesday, May 4, 2016