Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Public Contacts access on Mobile Phone

Posted on 2013-05-21
4
431 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-29
Hello,

I have a client who is looking at getting mobile phones but they need to access the public contact list.  What phones are able to access Office365 public contact list and dial the number?

Currently they have Exchange 2003 and BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 and are looking at getting away from BlackBerry.  They are not accessing the public contact list on the mobile phones.

Thanks for all of the help.
0
Comment
Question by:Hacking_For_Christ
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:SreRaj
ID: 39186542
If you are refering to access Exchange 2003 Global Address List on your mobile device, then it is possible from Windows Mobile 5.0 and latest devices. Please refer the following article for more information.

http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2003/mobility-client-access/Exchange-2003-Mobile-Messaging-Part4.html
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Marshal Hubs
ID: 39186565
Hi,

Same issue discussed over here : http://www.blackberryforums.com.au/forums/microsoft-exchange/16-outlook-public-folders-blackberry.html

I hope that it will help you :)
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Hacking_For_Christ
ID: 39187535
They are looking at moving to Office365 and using Hosted Exchange offered with it.  The Exchange 2003 server we will be getting rid of.  What mobile phones will be able to access public contact list on the Exchange server hosted by Office365?
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
SreRaj earned 500 total points
ID: 39190183
The best bet would be windows mobile devices. They have support for most of the features.

Android ICS 4 and later mobile operating systems provides good GAL Lookup functions. You can find a user's phone number and initiate a call with it.

iPhone provides limited support for GAL Lookup.

Please go thru the following link. It could be helpful.

http://doldrumz.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/does-windows-phone-7-5-now-offer-the-best-exchange-experience/
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
How to resolve IMCEAEX NDRs in Exchange or Exchange Online related to invalid X500 addresses.
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager
This Experts Exchange lesson shows how to use VBA to loop through rows in Excel.  In order to sort, filter, and use database features, there needs to be a value in each column for every row. When data arrives with values missing, code to copy values…

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question