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#24050 14-Jul-2008 10:08
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so...

actvesync works via usb but on bluetooth I can get the devices to talk

they won't see each other - i've set both machine to the same com port and the firewall is allowing active sync

any ideas???




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  #147884 14-Jul-2008 20:08
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so - playing around some more and the phone and laptop can see each other and can pair ok but then when trying active sync the phone says that it cannot find an existing bluetooth partnership that supports activesync

huh?




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#147886 14-Jul-2008 20:14
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Make sure ActiveSync on your PC is using the "Incoming" or "Server" COM port.

Do not create or modify any COM port on your device - there's nothing to configure there.

Delete the partnership.

From your device search for your PC and create the parnership from there. This will scan for ActiveSync/WMDC server on the other side.

If you create a partnership from your PC it won't work.





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  #147891 14-Jul-2008 20:26
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so I uninstalled activesync on the laptop and then reinstalled it - settings on laptop are

in connection settings

show status icon checked
allow usb checked
allow connections to com unchecked
this cmputer is connected to automatic
open active sync when my device connects checked
allow wireless connection on device when connected to the desktop unchecked

then clieck activesync on the mobile and it asked to set up a new partnership

did so and it faulted saying it could not finr a partnership that supports activesync




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#147893 14-Jul-2008 20:31
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Check "Allow Connection to COM" and select a COM port that comes from your Bluetooth configuration. On your PC you should have some Bluetooth ports - if not create one. The port must be "Incoming" or "Server" type (name depends on software).

On your device you don't start ActiveSync. You open the Bluetooth manager and pair the devices from there.

If the PC configuration is correct you will see the ActiveSync icon spinning briefly when you enter the PIN.

Then you go to ActiveSync and select the "Connect via Bluetooth" option.

Again, the COM port on ActiveSync is the port on your PC that accepts incoming connections. This is not the COM port on your device - you don't need to do anything with the COM port on your device.




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  #147897 14-Jul-2008 20:36
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nope

no spinning icon when I partner from the mobile thru the bluetooth control

and then no active sync partnership when I try to sync via the activesync icon (on the mobile)





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  #147899 14-Jul-2008 20:39
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and on the laptop bluetooth control panel when I click on the mobile (wm_ben) it says device "WM_Ben" does not support service "ActiveSync"




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#147900 14-Jul-2008 20:40
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What COM ports you have on your PC for Bluetooth? What are the names? And what's the COM port on your ActiveSync?

Other things to check:

- if using an external Bluetooth adapter make sure you are not using a USB Hub
- if using any software firewall make sure it is not blocking the Bluetooth stack




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  #147901 14-Jul-2008 20:41
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benkepes: and on the laptop bluetooth control panel when I click on the mobile (wm_ben) it says device "WM_Ben" does not support service "ActiveSync"


Correct, there isn't an "ActiveSync service" on the device, only an "ActiveSync client". As I said there's nothing on the device to be changed. The configuration is on the PC side, but the pairing must be initiated from the device side.




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  #147903 14-Jul-2008 20:44
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com ports are the same on both
no external blue tooth adapter and no usb hub

active sync is an exception in win firewall

and i can thru pass to surf on the laptop via the phone by bluetooth

so bluetooth is working ok - only activesync isn't




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