HTC Evo 4G

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This wiki page details the compatibility and functionality of the HTC Evo with Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Connector. Please contribute relevant information or corrections in our effort to facilitate end-user experience.

Note: This page is not for reporting defects and bugs. Those should be reported in the Novell Forums. Only limitations that are consequences of the nature of the phone should be reported here.

Device Summary


Novell Certified for Data Synchronizer Mobility Connector?   Yes
Ease of Setup   Excellent
Email   Fully Supported
Contacts Fully Supported
Calendar   Fully Supported

OS Requirements:

Runs Android OS.

Setup Instructions

Basic instructions on getting your Mobility Pack running on your HTC Evo device:

1. Make sure that your Mobility Pack server is up and running and you have the following information:

  • Server address
  • Port (if non-standard)
  • Whether the server requires a secure connection or not

2. From the main home page, click on the "Menu" button.

  • Select "All apps"
  • Scroll down to "Mail"
  • You will be prompted to choose a mail provider, select "Exchange ActiveSync".

3. It will now prompt you to enter in the information for the account you are adding:

  • First, make sure to choose "Manual Setup".
  • Now you can enter in your
    • email address
      • NOTE: When entering your email address, make sure you type in the complete domain, not an abbreviated version of the domain. (For example, if the full domain is, do not just type, type the full thing)
    • server address
    • domain (optional)
    • username
    • password
    • Also select if your account has an encrypted SSL connection.
  • Click "Next"
  • A security warning may pop up telling that "This certificate is not from a trusted authority". Click "Continue".

4. Select to sync mail, contacts, and calendar items (if you wish for these items to be sync to your device)

  • Click "Finish setup"

5. Your HTC Evo should now start syncing all the items that you selected. Go to mail, calendar, or contacts to view the synced items.

SSL Considerations

How to configure your mobility server to use a self-signed cert for testing purposes


Working Features:

Device Limitations (not defects):



Working Features:

Device Limitations (not defects):



Working Features:

Device Limitations (not defects):

Please click on the following link for Some calendar issues related to the device


Other Notes

  • Device "Kill Pill" does not work due to a device limitation on the EVO.


Please do not use this wiki to report bugs or defects. Instead, use the Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack Forum or contact Novell Technical Support.

Further Reading


Thanks to the contributors for this device information!

Contributor 1, Contributor 2