How to sync Windows Phone 6.5 with my computer
By syncing your phone with your computer, you can easily access your music, photos, and Outlook contacts and emailâ€”all your important filesâ€”whether you’re sitting in your office or your doctor’s waiting room. Because you’re always updating your files, it’s a good idea to sync regularly.
Connectivity and syncing may require separately purchased equipment or wireless products (e.g., Wi-Fi card, network software, server hardware, or redirector software). Service plans are required for Internet, Wi-Fi, and phone access. Features and performance may vary by service provider and are subject to network limitations. See your phone manufacturer, service provider, or corporate IT department for details.
If you’ve just gotten your phone for the first time and want to set it up,
You can sync your phone with your computer in just 3 steps:
Step 1: Connect your phone
Grab your phone and the USB cable that came with it. If you need some additional help setting up and using your new phone.
Step 2: Download the sync software for your computer
Choose the sync software for your computer’s operating system, which you can downloadÂ here:
- â€¢If you have Windows Vista or Windows 7, your sync settings will be managed through Windows Mobile Device Center.
- â€¢If you have Windows XP SP3, your sync settings will be managed through ActiveSync.
Step 3: Get Microsoft Office Outlook
To sync your phone’s email, calendar, and contacts with your computer, you’ll need to have Outlook installed on your computer. We recommend the latest version for the best experience.