Preventing Symbol Palm Terminal from Automatically Initiating a HotSync when Cradled

Article ID: 01925428

Symptom

Symbol Palm terminal models SPT15xx, SPT17xx and SPT18xx automatically HotSync when placed in cradle.

Facts

SPT15xx, SPT17xx and SPT18xx

Resolution

By default, the Palm OS is set to automatically launch HotSync upon cradling.

Assigning another application, such as Calculator to launch upon cradling will prevent the HotSync.
  1. On the Palm device, select System from the drop-down menu on the upper right corner of the display.
  2. Select Prefs then select Buttons from the drop-down menu on the upper right corner of the display.
  3. Tap on the HotSync button on the bottom right.
  4. Change the two drop-down menus for Cradle and Modem from HotSync to Calc.