Anodized Aluminum Grips be used with an InnoPocket
can find the answer here.
Senao/Zonet WiFi CF Card
I got tired of browsing the web using my BT connection so I
decided to buy a WiFi card. Knowing that I'm planning to buy a new
PPC soon I decided to go and look for the cheapest one
that I can find on the web and that's how I found this one, the Senao/Zonet
WiFi Card for around 36 dollars. I did some research and thanks
to Orby at BrightHand Forum I found the best
way to configure this card in Windows Mobile 2003 with the
is not compatible with the new GPS from Acore Technology Inc
to Thomas Thorp, Editor of SoftMag,
"It is the AG-600 Bluetooth receiver. It works very good on a laptop with
bluetooth, but on ipaq h2210 it still have truble with the bluetooth.
As Acore told us that ipaq h2210 got problems with the virtual port."
HP iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series ROM Update
version 1.10 (15 Mar 04) (It seems like the notification
database bug has been fixed in this update even when there is not
mention about it at HP's site).
Issues reported with Nokia 6820 and 6230 phones when attempting to pair with the iPaq 1940 or 2210 PDA.
Technical Note Interop Issue between iPaq 1940/2215 and Nokia 6820 Phone
Document # BTW-PROJ-TECHNOTES-040218-1545
February 18, 2004
Nokia 6820 Phone
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Having problems performing pairing with an iPaq 1940/2210 PDA and a Nokia 6820 Phone and you continually get an error similar to “Cannot pair devices for security reasons”?
This is a Hardware issue and not a software issue related to the WIDCOMM BTW-CE Product. The reason for this problem is as follows:
There are two types of keys that can be used for pairing:
- Combination keys
- Unit keys
The key type that is used is pre-set in the Bluetooth Radio Firmware. The WIDCOMM BTW-CE Bluetooth software does not control this setting. The radio on the iPaq 1940 uses unit keys by default. The Nokia 6820 phone rejects the use of unit keys in pairing because it is not as secure as combination keys.
This issue has been reported with Nokia 6820 and 6230 phones when attempting to pair with the iPaq 1940 or 2210 PDA.
Update (04/21/2004): Good friends have found and have sent me
a Unofficial beta patch that fix this problem in 221x and h194x
(check reports at these forums Expansys
I'm posting the this patch here but be aware that this is a beta
patch so you are responsible for anything that could happen to your
DOCUMENT NUMBER: MH030605_CW01 REVISION: 0
iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series may require a Normal Reset to power-on the device
RELEASE DATE: June 2003
After removing the iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series from the packaging and inserting the main battery, the device may not automatically power-on after connecting the device to A/C power. You may also experience this after the device has received a Full Reset.
The Getting Started guide that ships with your iPAQ Pocket PC provides the following instructions:
STEP 1: Install the battery
STEP 2: Charge the unit
All iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series.
HP has updated the initial start-up instructions and included an Addendum card inside all future shipping iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series. This card provides instructions of the change in the installation steps. You are instructed to perform a
Normal Reset * prior to connecting the device to A/C power.
Normal Reset? This term is confuse and it seems to me that they
wanted to say a Soft Reset.
iPAQ 2200 Replacement Side Covers
Tired of the OEM side covers falling apart or even worse, falling off?
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to change the ROM language
Update: I found this other
method that can be used to change the ROM language and it seems
to me easier.
Take Control of Your Pocket PC Today!
HP iPAQ Pocket PC h2200 Series ROM Update
version 1.01 (15 Jan 04)
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compatibility chart for Bluetooth® wireless
Case for h2215 for just $22.99
Add USB 1.1 Host downstream port to your
h2215 (wm2k3 drivers here)
Case at Moonlight for just 29.99 dollars, shipping to
anywhere in the world!
3600 mah battery for h2215
Click here to view the Video to Remove/Replace the h2200 Side Grip.
to dump the h2215 ROM into your Storage Card
is another discussion in BrightHand
about this same topic.
HP iPAQ Pocket PC 2003 Bluetooth Driver Update
version 18.104.22.168 (4 Nov 03)
Mobile Printing for PPC v2.0
Job queueing capability
• Native Pocket Excel (.pxl) printing support
• Microsoft Excel (.xls) printing support within HPMP for PPC
• Microsoft Server ActiveSync support
• Ability to change amount of information logged through logging levels
• New Job Status user interface
• New printer configuration and selection user interface
• Improvements to the document rendering capabilities
• Embedded on-line survey to capture customer's input more effectively
• Automatic detection of Westtek ClearVue version compatibility
Do it your self: Perfect card mount for 20 dollars
15% discount at Handango
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MSN Messenger Updates for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC Phone Editions
As part of the MSN® Messenger Update, which ensures
that our customers have the latest security and privacy protections
when using the .NET Messenger Service, all .NET Messenger Service
clients, including Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and Pocket PC Phone
Editions, are required to update to compliant versions of MSN Messenger
client service software by October 15, 2003.
| AvantGO issue workaround
first time that you select the AvantGO option in your ActiveSync it
will copy a few dlls to your PPC in the next synchronization but for
some reason, in some cases it does not do that. So basically, this
solution does is to enforce the installation of those files.
Like I said, it's easy to find out if AvantGO is installed in a brand
new PPC, all you have to do is look for the avantgo.dll in the \Windows
folder. You wont find this file. Supposedly by checking the box in AS
this files and other two or three dlls will be copied to your PPC, but
for some reason this does not happens always, and that's the reason why
you find people complaining about AvantGO not working in PPCs with
the Avantgo client in your PC.
Then uncompress this zip file and copy the CAB file to \Temp in your
Click on top of the cab file, it will ask you if you want to replace
some files, say no to all.
After that, go to ActiveSync, avantgo properties, and fill your name
and password there, and select the option to refresh all.
40 dollars mail-in
rebate coupon on Socket Wi-Fi CF Cards
If you are smart enough to use
this link you can get the best WiFi CF Card in the market for
as low as 80 dollars.
HP Tech Support Site for all devices.
HP Tech Support Site for h2215
HP Tech Support Site for h2210
iPAQ h2200 Series Self Test Application
application is not included in h2215 with a different than English ROM
Do you need
to increase your RAM in 64 More MB. This procedure requires a
proprietary driver and at the end what you get is another extra Storage
Drive called Hi-Speed
T2T Disk but anyway it could be a good solution for those who need more
4-digit PIN password is enabled on your iPAQ Pocket PC h2200
Series, the screen will turn solid white upon returning from a Normal
the screen turns white, do not perform another Normal Reset. If you
do, you will be stuck in a Normal Reset loop as the screen
will again turn white 1/2 way through loading.
the status screen turns solid white, be assured that the iPAQ is still
performing the boot sequence. The screen will remain white for
approximately 10 seconds and you will then be prompted to enter
your password. No system performance decrease or data loss will be
caused as a result of this situation.
investigating this issue and will update this Customer Advisory when a
permanent resolution has been determined. In the meantime, wait
approximately 10 seconds to allow the iPAQ Pocket PC to finish loading
despite the screen becoming solid white.
Deluxe Stylus Upgrade for your HP iPAQ™ 2210/2215-series PocketPC™.
Fits in your iPAQ's stylus holder just like the original.
- More mass and better balance then stock stylus for a great feel in
- Finger grip area for more writing comfort and tapping control.
- Includes a handy refillable ink pen hidden under the screw-off top
Wireless Ethernet Hidden Icon in h2215
I don't know exactly why
this icon has been hidden in our h2215 in other PPCs it is shown in
To add the icon all you have to do is to open the registry and look for
then change Hide from 1 to 0, and soft reset your unit.
This trick has been included in the latest version of
Right there in ControlPanel you will find another key called BlueTooth
and a subkey called Redirect, if you rename that Subkey to xRedirect
and then soft reset your PPC, you will get a new BlueTooth icon in that
same connections screen on settings. Unfortunately that applet does not
work because all the options are disabled.
BlueTooth connection guide for h221x.
link sends you to a web where you will find everything you need to know
to do everything you can do with your BlueTooth in your iPaq. Thanks
Peppe for giving us such a good guide. I'm currently using the
Encore BT3030 dongle from Tecom and the
22.214.171.124 drivers from
bluewireless in a Windows XP Pro and I would recommend to anyone
looking for a Bluetooth dongle to buy this one. It works perfectly and
the range is great and the 126.96.36.199 drivers are much better than the
originally shipped with the dongle.
for a web page just about iPaqs?
can buy a case for h221x?
Case at Moonlight for just 29.99 dollars
Case at Moonlight for just 22.99 dollars
with Belt Clip
http://www.saunders-usa.com/ (aluminum case with Rhinoclip™ removable post and
belt clip system - Rhino:Skin)
More information in this forum.
Links in this forum
| h2210/15 Benchmark and
Battery Life Tests under Overclocking conditions
Overclocking your h2210/5:
So far I have tested two software:
Hack Master ($9.99) (Review)
(More information about this utility can be found in
you can take a full control of the overclocking process, changing the
parameters in any way you like (the end result could be a hard reset so
be prepared). All speeds shown as radio buttons has been tested and are
by ImmierSoft ($12.95) : I tested this software in all
possible speeds and it works fine, its safe and it's very easy to use,
I would say ideal for somebody without a deep tech background.
In both above mentioned software the maximun speed stable is 472
MHz/PXBus=236 MHz (L=32, M=4, N=1), I have tested 528 MHz/PXBus=264 MHz
(36x4x1) and it seems to be stable in my h2215 but... this is not what
other have reported in some forums. So before you use this speed create
a full backup in case you have to hard reset your unit.
During my testing of these
tools I found that in the case of the XScale processor PXA255 a lower
speed than 400 MHz means a reduction of the PXBus (less than 199 MHz)
and that will result in less battery life depending of what is the CPU
Load at the moment. So, a lower speed that's not means always more
| HP Care Pack Services
for Pocket PCs and HandHelds. (1-800-407-6210)
Where I can buy an USB
Sync-Charger cable for H221x?
http://www.data-nation.com/2in1cbl.asp for $9.95
Note: iPaq 3800/3900 power accessories are compatible with the
BTW, this could be another
device that you should buy: Universal USB Travel
Charger Adapter for $8.99
Pocket Backup for iPAQ 2200 Patch (07/28/03)
backups do not occur at the specified time, but rather occur the next
time I turn on my Pocket PC after the scheduled time. Also, my device
sometimes switches itself off when I have the battery monitor enabled.
problem is caused by an incompatibility between certain versions of
Pocket Backup and iPAQ Backup and the Pocket PC operating system
'Windows Mobile 2003'. We currently only have available a patch for the
version of iPAQ Backup that comes in ROM for HP iPAQ devices.
Mobile 2003 Soft Reset Bug!
you soft reset your unit 3 records are added into a system database called DB_notify_events.
After 30 soft resets the system will start to act unstable and starting
from 50 soft resets you will have difficulties synchronizing your
device. All the above described problems can be fixed by installing
this software from
ScaryBear Software. You can find more information about this topic
How to setup your Bluetooth
If you have
problems trying to connect your H221x to your Bluetooth Network this is an article that you
iPaq 2215: PC Magazine Editor's Choice (June 23, 2003)
the h2210 is our favorite of all the new devices, because it combines
small size, powerful components, and impressive hardware and software