Configuring Outlook email client setting connected through exchange server using registry

Article ID: 01489101

Issue / Question

How to configure email client setting for outlook connected through exchange server through registry?

Applicable To

Windows Mobile 6.5, exchange based email connection

(MC92, MC67NA Base, MC67NA & MC67ND)

Resolution / Answer

All registries required for various setting in email client are under registry path as below along with default values:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ActiveSync]
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000004
"PreferredBodyType"=dword:00000002
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00005000
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00005000
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:00005000
"MailFileAttachments"=dword:00006400


1. Configure Email History:
This Registry Key will help user to set last how many day’s emails to be downloaded in email client

"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000001 1 day Download the past
EmailAgeFilter sets how many days/weeks/month old emails to be downloaded into the email client.
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000002 3 days
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000003 1 week
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000004 2 weeks
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000005 1 Month
"EmailAgeFilter"=dword:00000000 All

  
2. Configure email message format:

"PreferredBodyType"=dword:00000002 HTML Message Format:
PreferredBodyType
sets whether the message body will be plain text or html format.
"PreferredBodyType"=dword:00000001 Text

 

2.1 Configure email size for Message Format as Text:

"MIMETruncation"=dword:00001400
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00000200
0.5 KB Message Format [Text]

To set size of email to be downloaded in plain text format, it is needed to set MIMETruncation and MailBodyTruncation in combination.
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00001400
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00000400
1 KB
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00002800
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00001400
5 KB
"MIMETruncation"=dword:0003e800
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:ffffffff
Entire message
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00000000
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00000000
Headers Only

 

2.2  Configure email size for Message Format as HTML​:

"MIMETruncation"=dword:00001400
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00000800
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:00000800 
2 KB Message Format [HTML]

To set size of email to be downloaded in HTML format, it is needed to set the MIMETruncation, MailBodyTruncation, and HTMLTruncation in combination.
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00001400
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00001400
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:00001400
5 KB
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00005000
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00005000
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:00005000
20 KB
"MIMETruncation"=dword:0000c800
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:0000c800
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:0000c800
50 KB
"MIMETruncation"=dword:00000000
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:00000000
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:00000000
Headers Only
"MIMETruncation"=dword:ffffffff
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:ffffffff
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:fffffffe
All text, no pictures
"MIMETruncation"=dword:ffffffff
"MailBodyTruncation"=dword:ffffffff
"HTMLTruncation"=dword:ffffffff
Entire message

 

3. Configure Include File attachment:

"MailFileAttachments"=dword:ffffffff Enable Check box for attachment File attachment and size:
MailFileAttachments
enables mail attachment settings. It also allows to see precisely the maximum size of attachments to be downloaded.
"MailFileAttachments"=dword:00000000 Disable Check box for attachments
"MailFileAttachments"=dword:00006400 Enable check box for attachments and set maximum size of attachments to 25KB [25*1024 = 0x6400]

+ Applicable Products

  • MC67 NA Mobile Computer
  • MC67NA Base Model Mobile Computer
  • MC67ND Mobile Computer
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer