Configure Palm Treo 755p to sync with Microsoft Exchange Server

Palm Treo 755p is a PALM OS 5.4.9 based smartphone that can be synchronized easily with Microsoft Exchange Server, thus making it easy for professionals to check their official mails even when on the move.

Configure Palm Treo 755p to sync with Microsoft Exchange Server

In order to sync Palm Treo 755p with Microsoft Exchange Server, first install Versamail. Check how to do it below:

  1. Run the Palm Installation CD on your computer. You should see a window and some options. Select Install bonus software.
  2. On the screen that appears, click the VersaMail link. On the right, click Install.

Once VersaMail is installed, you can configure ActiveSync:

  1. Tap Applications, and then Email.
  2. You may see a screen titled “Initial Setup”. If so, tap Continue.
  3. The Account Setup screen will appear next. In the “Account Name:” field, enter a label for this email account, for example, Exchange or IU . It can be anything you want, as long as you remember it stands for your university Exchange account.
  4. In the “Mail Service” drop-down list, select Exchange ActiveSync. Tap Next.
  5. The Work screen will appear. Under “Username:”, enter your IU Network ID username. Under “Passwords:”, enter your password. Then tap Next.
  6. On the next screen, under “Email Address:”, enter your full IU email address, not just your username.
  7. Under “Mail Server:”, enter Tap Next.
  8. You will see a screen saying: Basic setup for your mail account is completed. -To exit, select Done. -For additional settings, select Advanced. -To try your connection, select Test settings.

You are not finished yet. Tap Advanced.

  1. On the Advanced screen, leave the “Port Number:” setting alone if it reads 443. Otherwise, change it to 443.
  2. Make sure Use Secure Connection (SSL). is checked. If not, tap to check it. Tap Next.
  3. Ignore all the settings on the Proxy Server Settings screen. IU does not use any proxy servers for mail access.
  4. Select Done.

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