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HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series - How to Connect to a Computer
The iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series allows users to connect in many ways:
The Microsoft Pocket PC Connection Wizard can be used for help with setting up connection preferences. The wizard is located on the companion CD or at Microsoft's PocketPC Web site (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/help/default.mspx).
The wizard installs on your personal computer desktop and guides through the set up process for several different types of connections (for example, modem, Virtual Private Network, and cell phone) and configurations (for example, e-mail and instant messaging). The connection and configuration information are automatically sent from your personal computer to your iPAQ Pocket PC.
Connect to a computer
The iPAQ Pocket PC can wirelessly connect to a personal computer using an infrared connection, Bluetooth, or wireless LAN.
The iPAQ Pocket PC can be physically connected to a personal computer using Microsoft ActiveSync and either a USB or serial cable and a cradle.
With Microsoft ActiveSync, you can:
Sync with personal computer
CAUTION: For synchronization to work properly, install Microsoft ActiveSync before connecting the iPAQ Pocket PC to the computer.
During installation, you can:
If you have selected to synchronize files, you should drag and drop the selected files from your computer to the synchronized folder for your iPAQ Pocket PC on your desktop. If you named your Pocket PC, PC1, when you created your partnership, then the synchronized folder is named “PC1.” When you synchronize, the files are copied to your iPAQ Pocket PC.
To Sync with a personal computer:
Use the Serial Infrared (IR) connection
After setting up a connection with a USB or serial cable and a cradle, synchronize your iPAQ Pocket PC and your computer using an infrared connection if you have an infrared port or an infrared USB adapter installed on your computer. The infrared connection option works only on computers that have Windows 98, Me, XP, or 2000 operating system installed.
Change synchronization settings
You can modify your synchronization settings for Microsoft ActiveSync to:
To change synchronization settings:
You can move files to and from your computer using Explore in ActiveSync and Windows Explorer.
It is recommended that you store important information to the iPAQ File Store folder located in the File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC.
To move files:
CAUTION: You should move your files directly into My Documents or into a folder inside your My Documents folder, so the applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC can find your files.