Is Windows Mobile Device Center compatible 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 run Windows Mobile Center on Windows 10?

Running Windows Mobile Device Center under Windows 10

  1. Double click on this and click on the “Log On“ tab at the top of the screen. …
  2. Now click on Start, type in “Mobile Device Manager”, right click on the app and pin it to your task bar.

What replaces Windows Mobile Device Center in Windows 10?

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. in real time if both the devices are ON.

Is Windows Mobile Device Center still supported?

Windows Mobile Device Center is no longer supported

The content in this article is for Windows Mobile Device Center which is no longer supported. The corresponding downloads have been removed from the Microsoft Download Center.

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.

What replaced ActiveSync in Windows 10?

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

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.

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 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.

What can I use instead of Windows Mobile Device Center?

Alternatives to Windows Mobile Device Center

  • Mobile Connect utility software.
  • USB Flash Drive compatibility.
  • Wifi Remote Access utility.

How do I connect my handheld device to my computer?

To connect your device to a computer via USB:

  1. Use the USB Cable that came with your phone to connect the phone to a USB port on your computer.
  2. Open the Notifications panel and tap the USB connection icon .
  3. Tap the connection mode you want to use to connect to the PC.

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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