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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


Deleting a Windows Mobile database using Windows Explorer

Delete databases from your Windows Mobile device using Windows Explorer.


The database must not be running.

Context and remarks

SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile does not support the Erase Database Wizard, the DROP DATABASE statement, or the Erase utility (dberase).

  1. Place your Windows Mobile device in its cradle and ensure that it connects to the desktop computer via Windows Mobile Device Center (ActiveSync).

  2. Open Windows Explorer on your desktop computer.

  3. Browse to the Windows Mobile directory where the database file is stored.

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

  5. Click Yes.

  6. Delete the transaction log file, if one exists.


The database is deleted.