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Set Up @u Calendar for Windows Mobile

This page provides instructions to set up @u Calendar on a Windows Mobile touch screen device. Subtle differences in the appearance of the screen may exist depending upon the version of the Windows Mobile device being used.

Important Note: Before proceeding, back up any Contacts and Calendars from your phone to your computer. Visit Google Support for more information.

  1. Open the Active Sync application on your device's home screen.

    The ActiveSync application on the device home screen.

  2. Click the link Set up your device to sync with it.

    The ActiveSync splash screen. In the middle, the link should be click stating Set up your device to sync with it.

  3. Enter m.google.com as the server address.

    The Enter Email Address screen for ActiveSync. In the Email address field, m.google.com should be entered.

  4. Ensure that the SSL option is checked.

    Edit Server Settings screen of ActiveSync. The checkbox should be checked for This server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection.

  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter your complete @u.northwestern.edu email address as the User name.
  7. Enter your @u.northwestern.edu Account password as the Password.
  8. Leave the Domain field empty. If your device requires you to enter a domain name, enter google.

    The User Information screen of ActiveSync. Next to User name, enter your Northwestern e-mail address. Next to Password, enter your Northwestern e-mail account password. The Domain field should either be left blank or, if required, state google.

  9. Click Next.
  10. Check Calendar. You may also check Contacts to synchronize your phone with your @u.northwestern.edu contacts. E-mail syncing is not supported through this method. Please refer to Set Up @u.northwestern.edu for additional information.

    The ActiveSync screen allowing the user to choose the desired data to be synchronized. The box next to Calendar should be checked, and the box next to Contacts should be checked if you would like to synchronize your phone with your Northwestern e-mail account contacts.

  11. Click Finish.
  12. Press the Sync softkey to synchronize.

    ActiveSync in the process of synchronizing.

Last Updated: 30 January 2017

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