Barney's Blog

Blog archive

Doug's Mailbag: Mobile Exchange

Readers give their thoughts on Exchange apps for mobile platforms.

My experience with the Android outlook client is that it's fantastic. I have 30 users on it every day, including me. We use hosted exchange and have full access.
-Thomas

My Windows 6.5 HTC Imagio was a painful experience. I would have gone for the Windows phone 7 had Verizon offered some device options to choose from. In the end I went with the Galaxy Nexus. The Touchdown client works well, and I have had no complaints with the Exchange client nor the device.
-Jerry

Sorry, but many phones have problems. We have Exchange 2003 and it doesn't play well with most phones and it takes a little bit to get it to work. I support BlackBerry devices, iPhones, Win 7 Phones and different flavors of Android phones. I also manage a separate Exchange 2007 and almost everything works the first time.

I've used Touchdown when my Droid X came out -- it wouldn't connect to my Exchange 2003. Motorola found a bug with the Android app and gave me a few licenses to Touchdown. It worked flawlessly. Its modern technology -- while it seems like they should just work, there are always little glitches.
-DK

We have  around 347 Android users. The rest are iPhones (500 or so) and two Windows Phone 7 devices. Everyone is pretty good with their particular unit as far as e-mail goes, but the Windows users still complain about random freezes and reboots.
-Anonymous

Share your thoughts with the editors of this newsletter! Write to dbarney@redmondmag.com. Letters printed in this newsletter may be edited for length and clarity, and will be credited by first name only (we do NOT print last names or e-mail addresses).

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/19/2012 at 1:19 PM


Featured

  • Microsoft Previews New App Reporting and Consent Tools in Azure AD

    Microsoft last week described a few Azure Active Directory improvements for organizations wanting to connect their applications to Microsoft's identity and access service.

  • Free Software Foundation Asks Microsoft To Release Windows 7 Code

    The Free Software Foundation this week announced that it has established a petition demanding that Microsoft release its proprietary Windows 7 code as free software.

  • Managing Multiple Remote Connections in One Place with mRemoteNG

    If you're juggling multiple remote connections daily, this is the utility for you. Brien walks through the steps to use mRemoteNG, from installation to deployment.

  • Microsoft Unveils Plan To Push Bing to Office 365 ProPlus Users

    Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled plans to deliver an extension that will change the default search engine to Bing in both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers for Office 365 ProPlus subscribers.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.