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I am new to the PDA World. I recently purchased the new Dell AXIM X5. I would like to know the following information: How do you import Word Documents to your Pocket Word? What are the steps involved to purchase wireless internet service?

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You may also have a file on the desktop that is synced wit h the pda through active sync. Just drag the file to the folder and it will sync automatically. This is the easiest way

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To copy word documents, simply connect your device to your computer, click "Explorer" in ActiveSync, and then transfer the word document from your desktop to your Pocket PC. ActiveSync will do the conversion from Word to Pocket Word for you. As for wireless internet service, you need a wireless Compact Flash card and data service. Sprint is one of the few companies that offers this, and there is also the Pocket Spider from Enfora which can connect on some wireless networks.

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also try installing ministumbler (wireless scanner program) to the pda

available on this webpage
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  2. Step 2 The Axim X51 PDA has a 36-pin connector, while the X3 has a 22-pin docking connector.
  3. Step 3 Connect the USB connector found at the end of the sync cable to the computer.
  4. Step 4 Check the PDA. If the PDA is not properly cabled to the computer, you will get the following message: “Connect your device to a computer using a sync cable or cradle before running the system update. Ensure that ActiveSync is installed on the computer and that the ActiveSync connection is successful.”
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I came across this site which may help with your problem:
http://www.pdasmart.com/aximpartscenterx5.htm
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You could get original disk from ebay at times but all you need is the Activesync that can be downloaded from Microsoft. Get Active sync 4.2. The newer ones do NOT work with the X5.

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