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This wiki page details the compatibility and functionality of the Nokia N97 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   Poor
Email   Fully Supported/Supported with Limitations/Not Supported
Contacts Fully Supported/Supported with Limitations/Not Supported
Calendar   Fully Supported/Supported with Limitations/Not Supported

OS Requirements:

Setup Instructions

Basic instructions on getting your Mobility Pack running on your Nokia N97 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. You will need to download a program called "RoadSync" before you can set up an account. Go online on the device and search for "roadsync download nokia n97". You can download a trial version for a limited time and then you must buy the full license. Download and install this program.

3. Click the little silver button next to the Green and Red buttons. Click on "Applications". Scroll down to "Roadsync" and open that application.

4. Once you get into Roadsync, select "Options", then click "Settings" and "Settings" again.

  • If a notification pops up saying "Please wait. Sync in progress.", click the check mark. Then go back to "Options" and choose "Cancel Sync". Then trying going back into "Settings again. It should work this time.

5. Click on "Server Settings". You will now be prompted to enter some needed information - Enter your:

  • username
  • password
  • server name
  • domain
  • use SSL

6. Once you have entered this information, navigate to the second tab on the current page. A warning will pop up saying that everything will be removed and re-downloaded during the next sync. This is ok, so click "Ok". This will save the settings for the sync.

7. Hit the "Back" button twice to get back to the main screen. Now click "Options" and then click "Sync".

8. Your N97 device should now start syncing all the items that you selected. Go to mail, calendar, or contacts to view the synced items.

  • If a notification pops up saying "Website has sent an untrusted certificate. Accept anyway?". Choose "Options" then "Accept Permanently" then click "Yes".

SSL Considerations

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


Working Features:

Device Limitations (not defects):

  • Attempting to search by E-Mail address fails on this device. Running the latest version, to date, version 21.2.045 and this is a limitation of the Symbian S60 5th Edition OS.



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Other Notes


Please do not use this wiki to report bugs or defects. Instead, use the Novell Data Synchronizer Forums or call Novell Support.

Further Reading


Thanks to the contributors for this device information!

Contributor 1, Contributor 2