public follder calendar and blackberry

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user has a blackberry and wants notifications of calender items like he does on his personal calendar
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Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UK

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the blackberry devices only synch with personal Outlook mailbox calendars as far as I am aware, same with contact folders - one folder of each type.  the only way he/she would get the updates, would be if they had copies of these notifications in their own calendar as well.

you could try synching the public calendar to something like Google Calendar, and draw it back down onto the device that way - but you may end up 'polluting the users calendar'.  I also read somewhere a while back, that you could also add the public folder via the Desktop Manager and synch via USB to add it to the handset, although there is only one Calendar function, it would add all the appointments together and give one overall picture.

Also found these websites - http://www.diditbetter.com/ and http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/sync-mail.asp
AkhaterSolutions Architect

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it cannot be done, it can only sync with the personal mailbox of the user (calendar/email etc...)
AkhaterSolutions Architect

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oops I should have refreshed :o)
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Yes, it can be done. Your devices must be on ver. 5.
Here is the RIM link on how to configure it.
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/documentLink.do?externalID=KB19111

Commented:
My previous comment was setting it up on the server.
Here is setting it up on the devices.
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/documentLink.do?externalID=KB18080

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