Product Documentation

To configure Windows Phone 8 Exchange ActiveSync policies

Dec 21, 2015

You can use this policy to preconfigure and deployr your corporate Exchange ActiveSync configuration to your Windows Phone 8 device users. Note, however, that the policy does now allow you to set the user password. The device user will need to set that parameter from the device once the policy is pushed.

  1. On the Policies tab, under Windows Phone 8, click Configurations.
  2. In the New Configuration menu, click New Configuration > Exchange ActiveSync.
  3. In the Create a new Echange ActiveSync configuration dialog box, on the General tab, enter the following information:
    1. Configuration Name. Type a name for the policy.
    2. Description. Type an optional description.
  4. In the Email parameters section, enter the following information:
    1. Account name. Name of the Exchange ActiveSync account.
    2. User name. Type the account user name.
    3. Domain. Type the domain for the Exchange ActiveSync server.
    4. Email address. Type the user's email address. In this field, you can use Device Manager system macros ${user.username} and ${user.mail}, which will automatically look up specific users and their email accounts based on the format listed.
    5. Server name. Type the name of the Exchange ActiveSync server.
  5. Click the Advanced tab and enter the following information:
    1. Synchronization Frequency. Select the frequency with which you want the email account on the device to sync with the Exchange server. This setting specifies how often any new data from the server will be sent to the device.
    2. Synchronization Items. Select which items you want to be synced, such as email, contacts, calendar, and so on.
    3. Loggin. Specify the level of detail for logging of Exchange activity (or no loggin).
  6. Click Create.