Your question: How do I install Mobile Device Center on Windows 10?

Does Windows Mobile Device Center work with Windows 10?

WMDC will work on Windows 10 with the following exceptions. WMDC will install on Windows 10 Home version but will not make the USB connection. WMDC can be installed on Windows 10 version 1607 and earlier with no issues.

How do I download Windows Mobile Center for Windows 10?

Installing Windows Mobile Device Center on Windows 10

  1. Go to control panel.
  2. Select Program and Features.
  3. Select Turn Windows features on or off.
  4. Add .NET Framework 3.5 and Click OK.
  5. Click Let Windows Update download the files for you.
  6. Select Restart Now.

How do I enable Windows Mobile Center in Windows 10?

Select Properties. Select the Log On tab. Check “Local System account” and check off “Allow service to interact with desktop.” Scroll down to and right click Windows Mobile-based device connectivity.

What replaced ActiveSync in Windows 10?

The replacement for ActiveSync is called ‘Windows Mobile Device Center‘ (WMDC).

Is Windows Mobile Device Center still available?

10 Mar 2021

Microsoft officially ended updates for Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC, formerly ActiveSync) with Windows Vista in 2008. WMDC may not work in newer Windows versions, particularly Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update) OS Build 15063 or newer, so an alternative is recommended.

How do I connect to Windows Mobile Device Center?


  1. Plug the Mobile Computer into the PC/Laptop using a USB cradle;
  2. Start Windows Mobile Device Center (ActiveSync 4.5 in Windows XP). …
  3. Under ‘Mobile Device Settings’, click ‘Connection settings’.
  4. Select all checkboxes, then under ‘This computer is connected to:’ select ‘The Internet’.
  5. Click OK.

How do I connect a Windows CE device to Windows 10?

How to connect Windows CE device to your PC

  1. Connect your device to your PC.
  2. Download the Windows Mobile Device Center(from the link provided above)
  3. Select ‘Run this program from its current location’ and click OK.
  4. Follow Instructions on the screen.

How do I fix Windows Mobile Center in Windows 10?

To permanently fix the issue you will need to perform the below tasks in order and have full administrative rights on your PC.

  1. Run all Windows Updates.
  2. Install the Windows Mobile Device Center driver using compatibility mode.
  3. Perform the Registry Update.
  4. Reboot your PC.
  5. Check connection and test.

Is there an alternative to Windows Mobile Device Center?

And I remember it saved me a lot of time. With the new latest Windows OS version i.e. Windows 10, the Windows mobile device center is replaced with the Sync Center and trust me it is very useful. With the help of Sync Center, you can easily Sync your contacts, calendar, tasks, etc.

How can I download Windows Mobile?

Step 2: Make sure your device is running on Windows Phone 8.1 and sign up for the Windows Insider Program on this site if you haven’t already. Step 3: Go to the Windows Phone Store to download and install the Windows Insider app. Step 4: Launch the Windows Insider app and sign in with your Microsoft Account.

How do I open Windows Mobile Device Center?

You have to go to Services. Look for the “Windows Mobile-2003-based device connectivity” service, and double click on it. Go to the Log On tab, and make sure the Local System account is selected, and the Checkbox is checked. Apply the changes, and make sure to start the service afterwards.

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