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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database connections » SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile » Windows Mobile database configuration » Windows Mobile database creation


Copying a database to your Windows Mobile device

SQL Anywhere databases can be copied to your Windows Mobile device.


There are no prerequisites for this task.

  1. Connect the Windows Mobile device to your desktop computer.

  2. Open Windows Explorer on your desktop computer.

  3. Browse to the directory on your desktop computer containing the database that you want to copy.

  4. Right-click the database file and click Copy.

  5. Browse to the directory on your Windows Mobile device where you want to store the database file.


    When starting a database on your Windows Mobile device using the Server Startup Options window, you can only use Browse to search for the database file in the My Documents directory and its subdirectories.

    If the database is not stored in the My Documents directory, you must type the path of the database in the Database field of the Server Startup Options window.

  6. Right-click an open area of the Windows Explorer window for your Windows Mobile device and then click Paste.


The file is copied to the Windows Mobile device.


You can start your database.


Database features not supported on Windows Mobile do not work when you copy the database to your Windows Mobile device.

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