1.4 Synchronization Capabilities

The following GroupWise item types can be synchronized to and from mobile devices:

  • Email

  • Appointments

  • Tasks

  • Notes

  • Address books

  • Contacts

  • Phone messages

  • Folders

As time passes, the following events can affect existing items, and the resulting changes in the items are also synchronized:


Actions That Synchronize


  • Send/receive messages

  • Forward/reply to messages

  • Mark messages read/unread

  • Delete messages

Calendar Items

  • Send/receive appointments

  • Accept/decline appointments

  • Modify appointments

  • Post reminder notes


  • Send/receive/post tasks

  • Accept/decline tasks

  • Mark tasks completed

  • Receive notifications of task completion

  • Change the due date and priority for posted tasks

  • Delete tasks


  • Add new contacts

  • Delete contacts

  • Modify contact information, including all contact fields and photos

Phone Messages

  • Receive phone messages

  • Delete phone messages


  • Add/delete folders

  • Select/deselect folders for synchronization


  • Forward full attachments even when the attachment size limit has been exceeded (on mobile devices that support Smart Forward functionality)