Synchronizing Calendars, Contacts, Tasks and Notes with a Blackberry

SmarterMail allows the use of the Funambol SyncML plugin for BlackBerry devices to synchronize calendars, contacts, tasks, and notes with SmarterMail. This article describes the process of downloading, installing, and using the Funambol SyncML plugin for the BlackBerry.

NOTE: SyncML does not support syncing of contact images across devices.

Applies to SmarterMail Enterprise 8.x - 15.x

  1. Download the PIM Sync Client for your OS from Funambol's website at https://www.forge.funambol.org/download/#phone
  2. Once installed, locate and start the Funambol Blackberry Plug-in on your phone.
  3. You will see a "Welcome to Funambol Blackberry Plug-in" screen.
  4. Press the Menu key and select Settings and configure them as follows:
    • Enter the server location in the format http://YourSmarterMailURL/sync/default.aspx
    • Enter the username in the format username@domainname.com
    • Enter the password on the account.
    • Select if you want to synchronize contacts, calendar appointments, tasks, and/or notes.
    • Select if you want to enable a scheduled synchronization.
    • Select the sync direction (Two-Way, One Way: Client to Server, or One Way: Server to Client).
    • Select Menu and Save.
  5. To manually synchronize data, select Menu and choose Synchronize.

 

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