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JMarquart
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Registered: ‎12-18-2008
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Required software

I am currently running a Windows based Palm device and am exchanging through the server with "Activesync";  do I need to purchase additional software when switching to a Blackberry device...I am the only person on my business network who will be using a Blackberry device..or does a limited version come with the product?
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bbhorrigan
Posts: 2,036
Registered: ‎12-04-2008
My Device: 8900

Re: Required software

There are many ways to sync your blackberry, it comes with a program called desktop manager, that allows to sync contacts calender etc: Receving email depends on your enviroment, what is your mail platform?
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JMarquart
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Registered: ‎12-18-2008
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Re: Required software

We are running server 2003; we use outlook for all emails.  Currently, my smartphone syncs with the server and not the desktop...and I need to sync the blackberry directly through the sever  (exchange server)
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bbinmyhart
Posts: 715
Registered: ‎07-02-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Required software

can't do without BES server.
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bbhorrigan
Posts: 2,036
Registered: ‎12-04-2008
My Device: 8900

Re: Required software

If you dont mind leaving your computer on, you can use the redirector software. But for what you want, you are going to need a blackberry enterpise server

 

 

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