Questions tagged [exchange-activesync]

A technology from Microsoft that allows communication between a messaging server (email, calendar, contacts, etc) to a mobile device. This can be licensed to other companies, allowing non-Microsoft devices to integrate with Exchange servers.

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Add shared Exchange Online Mailbox to Mail app

With Microsoft removing Basic Authentication in Exchange Online on 01.10.2022 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/clients-and-mobile-in-exchange-online/deprecation-of-basic-authentication-...
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Does ActiveSync Remote Wipe work if the employee's computer doesn't have any MDM profile installed?

This scenario came about when adding a Microsoft Exchange Server account to the Internet Accounts on macOS. Apple warns of adding a Microsoft Exchange Server account would give the sys admin the ...
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iPhone SE only syncs Notes with Exchange if I create a new Note

I use AkrutoSync, which presents an Exchange Server interface to my iPhoneSE. If I create a new Note on my iPhone, it syncs with AkrutoSync. If I edit or delete a note, however, it won't sync even ...
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How can I set up Apple Mail on macOS to work with Gmail ActiveSync?

I'd like to receive push Gmail emails. My organisation offers Gmail ActiveSync, and I was able to configure this to work easily on my iPhone. However I cannot seem to get it to work on my Mac. If I ...
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Is MDM Password History stored on device or on server?

I was wondering if the password history is stored on the iOS device or on the server when the password history policy is implemented through MDM (specifically, Exchange ActiveSync)? I have done a lot ...
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Can ios icloud backups restore to a device after exchange activesync remote wipe?

Seeing as it is apparently the case that reading an office365/exchange e-mail account on one's ios device enables whoever runs the server to wipe one's whole device at will --- if this happens to ...
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Unable to deploy Mobile Config for Active Sync on iOS 13.4.1

I'm trying to deploy a mobile configuration for a number of iPhones. The mobile configuration only includes PKCS12 for the client certificate authentication and the configuration of the MS Exchange ...
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View Exchange ActiveSync profile on iOS 13

Is it possible to view the enabled Exchange ActiveSync profile on iOS 13? I know you see it when it is first enabled, but can it be viewed later as well?
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Outlook 2016: Add exchange account using script / automatic ( OSX > 10.12 )

Is there a way to add Exchange Account to Outlook using scripts / automatically ? My scenario is: Fresh install of Volume Licence Office 2016. Opened Outlook On opening Outlook, it should get ...
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How can I move/copy contacts from Exchange to Google within Contacts?

I'm using the Contacts app on my iPhone, some of my contacts are synced with a corporate exchange account, some with my private Google account. I want to ensure all contacts are synced with Google ...
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Mail 11.2 not grabbing new mail from Exchange server

I can send my exchange mailbox an email from a gmail account and the mail shows up in my exchange mailbox in OWA and then it shows up in Outlook. However, it does not show up in the Mail app. I've ...
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Inconsistency for Gmail and Exchange in Mail.app

My Mail.app is configured for Gmail and Exchange. The Exchange shows subfolders directly inside Inbox, but Gmail has separate Googletab below Mailboxes tab. Why does Mail.app show subfolders in ...
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Where are my "exchange" reminders in mac OS?

I created reminders and lists in exchange section. I remember making some changes in internet accounts in system preference the other day. My notes disappeared after that. Can I recover them?
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Outlook 2016 can't connect to Exchange 2010 server after updgrading to macOS 10.12.5

After updating macOS from 10.12.4 to 10.12.5, Outlook 2016 stopped connecting to our Exchange 2010 SP3 server. Existing identities show a yellow light in the account settings. Starting with a fresh ...
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iOS: Sync address book with Exchange and contact picture

I sync my iPhone SE with an Exchange server. It retrieves the information and also the contact pictures of the contacts who have them. With Android, if I added/changed the contact picture by phone, ...
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Move defunct gmail ActiveSync calendar entries (iOS) to gmail cal

My father-in-law set up gmail ActiveSync on an old iPhone a long time ago and continues to add calendar dates to it even though it is defunct. He's upgraded iPhones to a 6s but still has that old ...
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Add Novel Groupwise Account via Exchange ActiveSync to Mail

I want to add my Novel GroupWise account to my Mac, which is not possible due to the lack of a (reliable and recent) client. The firm I'm working for set a data sync server up for this purpose but ...
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Backdoor to Exchange server?

My company took the Exchange ActiveSync server offline; they want me to use their email client instead of iOS mail (or the Outlook app), in the mistaken belief that this is "more secure." I thought ...
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edit server in iphone exchange email

We used to use Mobile Iron to configure our users' Exchange email on their iPhones. Recently it was decided to stop using Mobile Iron. I'm not sure how the rest of our IT dept managed the transition, ...
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Automatic move all mails to folder

I have a School email (Microsoft Exchange) which is limited to 350MB of storage. Therefore every month or two I need to move all my emails to the Mac drive instead of the Exchange server. One thing I ...
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Micrsoft exchange

I have exchange email on my iPhone 6 Plus and a iPad. My emails are still coming in but when I delete a email on my computer or move a email into a subfolder in my inbox it does not take effect on my ...
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How to sync all my Google calendars to iPhone with Exchange

I have three calendars under "my calendars" in my Google account and I'd like to make it sync with my iPhone. This is a Google Apps for Work account so that I can have Microsoft Exchange enabled. The ...
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Calendar event becomes invite iOS 9

I installed iOS 9 (then 9.1). After that when i edit a calendar event on my iPhone (6 plus or 5s) it appears as a Invite in outlook (2013) on my PC. Got Office 365 that i manage myself. Really wierd. ...
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Why does not Calendar.app sync to exchange calendar on Mac OS X?

My problem is not this or this. Error message: "There was an error saving ical data. Calendar App encountered a critical error while saving to the database, and recent changes may be lost. More ...
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Upgrading to El Capitan GM Candidate loses all Exchange folders in Mail

I upgraded from current Yosemite to the El Capitan GM Candidate this morning. For work, I have an Exchange account with a bunch of folders in Apple Mail. Upon starting Mail after the upgrade, my ...
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Prevent iPhone from adding contacts by default to the exchange server

I have my work exchange account added to my iphone. The problem is when I add a contact in my iPhone, the contact is automatically stored in the exchange account group. This I do not want. Is there ...
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Does the latest version of iOS automatically sync the Exchange Global Address List?

An executive at my company has the iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4. For a month or two now he's noticed that any changes he makes to employee contacts eventually get reverted, and it's driving him (and, ...
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Exchange 2011 keeps asking for password

I am running Outlook 2011 on Yosemite/10.10.3 with all the latest updates installed. When I try to add an Exchange account to Outlook, it initially runs the sync just fine. However, for any ...
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Active sync issues with 8.3 - Calendar items missing

I'm responsible for many iOS devices that sync to Exchange using Activesync. I see a problem with iOS 8.3 where appointments randomly are missing from the local device. Is anyone aware of this ...
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iPhone 6 - Exchange calendar not showing up in list of calendars

I have a client that has upgraded from iPhone 5 to the iPhone 6. On the iPhone 5, exchange calendar worked just fine. We use the same setting for Exchange and it appears to connect. Unfortunately, ...
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Outlook 2016 Exchange Error

I'm using the beta of the new Outlook 2016. When I try to add my own exchange account I constantly get the dialog telling me the server is being redirected. So then I tried to use the 'import' feature ...
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Why would some messages not show attachments?

Since moving to Yosemite and Mail.app 8.2 I've noticed that some messages show attachments in the message list and some, well, don't. The loss of this little icon seems to impact those messages ...
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Outlook IOS sync to Outlook Mac?

Now that Microsoft's released Outlook for iOS, does anyone know if it will sync calendars, contacts and tasks with Outlook on a Mac?
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Mail.app (Yosemite) sometimes doesn't sync Exchange Inbox

I have intermittent issues where Mail.app on Yosemite (10.10.1) sometimes fails to sync my Exchange Inbox. From home, I use OWA, and I see a different view there, with a number of conversations that ...
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Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
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iPhone 5s email deleted from Inbox not synchronizing correctly to Exchange server/Outlook inbox

I have an iPhone that is configured for Activesync and has been working fine. Over the weekend I was completely offline and while my iPhone was not connected to the internet I deleted around 450 email ...
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Exchange Account on iPhone Without Unlock Pin

My work exchange account forces me to use an unlock/passcode on my iphone. Is there any way to disable this?
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MS Outlook Calendar with color categories sync to iPhone

I have a problem with the iPhone calendar and the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync calendar category colors. Is there a app which is compatible with the MS Exchange category colors? I understand that ...
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outlook.com calendar and contacts sync

I recently started using a mac, and my mind was blown by the fact that I can't sync my live.com calendar with the default calendar app (same goes for contacts). I don't understand why this is the case ...
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iOS 7.1 Exchange PDF viewing

We have a fleet of iPads and iPhones that are having issues with iOS 7.1 and PDF attachments. If we send the PDF that is having issues to an email on our exchange server then the PDF file will open ...
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Exchange Calendar sync loops, drains, and fails

It seems I have got the same problem as described here. The symptom is that the Exchange sync never seems to finish. The phone runs hot, drains the battery, and (probably) uses a lot of network ...
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IOS 7 & MSFT Exchange: Deleted email keeps re-appearing

I have an iPhone 5 running IOS 7 that is connected to my company's MSFT Exchange server. I get email without a problem, send without a problem and with 1 exception, actions taken via desktop Outlook ...
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iPad inbox out of date

I have a work email account that uses Zimbra as the backend server. For my iDevices, I set up this account as an exchange account and everything usually works fine. On my laptop, it's set up as IMAP (...
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Emails in Microsoft Exchange account not following rules in iPhone

I have a work email that is on a Microsoft Exchange account, and I have certain rules of where emails go and what they do based on who is sending them. I have rules that send emails to certain ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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Can iPhones with ActiveSync use Exchange shared mailboxes?

I have a team that all have privileges configured in Exchange to give them read/write access to the Inbox, and send-as privileges, for a shared mailbox. This works great on Outlook, where they can ...
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Linking Outlook.com mail account and Mac Mail via Active Sync

I've setup a new outlook.com account and I'm trying to add it to Mac Mail. In the past when I've had Gmail account they've allowed me to use IMAP, but with Outlook.com you don't have that option - ...
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Mac Office 2011 - Exporting a Color Palette

Just got into using Mac "full time" for work, and as I'm a bit of a nit-picker, I want to get things looking/behaving just so. Thanks to the help of the group, I've been able to get my Category list ...
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iPad - Drafts folder mystery

iPad setup Exchange sync. I create a draft email, then go to the draft folder and its there. I then go back to the inbox on the iPad and after it syncs, I go back to the drafts folder and it ...
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outlook.com (Exchange ActiveSync) on OS X Mountain Lion

Outlook.com offers email/contacts/calendar similar to Google. With my iPhone and iPad (iOS 6.1.3) I can connect to outlook.com by setting up an Exchange account. It uses the Exchange ActiveSync ...