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  • Question

  • Hello,

    I need to develop a synchronization provider that will allow me to sync contacts from a Windows Mobile Device to my application in Windows Vista. 

    What functions should I call to get / set contacts in my Windows Mobile Device from the Vista PC?
    Which DLL needs to be linked to have access to that function?

    Thank You
    Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:19 AM

Answers

  • Hi, Kevlar

     

    You can use the Smart Device Connectivity API which lets you detect devices, connect to a device, and exchange data with the device. In fact, the Visual Studio and other products make use of the Connectivity API to communicate with devices. I’d like to refer you to the following article for more details:

     Controlling Devices with the Smart Device Connectivity API

     http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384093.aspx

     

    The following walkthrough will give you the idea to accomplish your task via the Connectivity API:

     Walkthrough: Exchanging Data between Desktop and Device Applications          

     http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb546002.aspx  

     

     

    Best Regards

    Chunsheng Tang

    Monday, June 23, 2008 6:51 AM