Extend The Life Of Your BlackBerry After BES

September 27, 2013

AstraSync™ is a BlackBerry App that syncs email, calendar and contacts directly with your companies Exchange Server. No BES Required!

Many firms, large and small are starting to retire their BlackBerry Enterprise Servers (BES) leaving their BlackBerry users without the push email, calendar and contact sync they need.

That doesn’t mean you need to replace your beloved BlackBerry. AstraSync allows you to connect your BlackBerry directly to your Exchange server using ActiveSync, the same service used by iPhone and Android devices.

AstraSync Features

  • Synchronizes Email Calendar and Contacts over-the-air
  • Supports SSL secured HTTPS connections
  • Uses the native BlackBerry calendar and contacts apps
  • Full folder support – Sync multiple folders, move & copy messages
  • Full attachment support – send, receive and smart reply
  • HTML email viewer
  • Create, accept and decline meeting requests
  • Global Address List support with contact lookup
  • Message flag support
  • Synchronization schedule
  • Works on all devices with OS version 4.5, 5, 6 & 7
  • Doesn’t rely on or need BIS or BES
  • And much more!

Google Ends Support for Google Sync for BlackBerry on June 1 2012 – Use AstraSync to Sync Gmail

May 25, 2012

Google just announced that on June 1, 2012 it will end support for Google Sync for BlackBerry. If you already have the app installed, you’ll still be able to use it; however it will not be available for download after June 1.
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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Stick with Your BlackBerry

April 18, 2012

As iPhone and Android dominate the American smartphone market, BlackBerry loyalists remain optimistic and faithful to their favorite phones. They can’t imagine life without BlackBerry and will not trade it for any other. Here are some reasons we have heard from our customers for sticking with what you love!

1. The Productivity of a Real Keyboard

If you have mastered typing quickly using the BlackBerry full QWERTY keyboard, you can never get the same efficiency using virtual keyboards. People can type really fast on a BlackBerry keyboard without even looking! No more Clumsy Thumbsy Autocorrects 🙂
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Get Exchange ActiveSync on your BlackBerry TODAY with AstraSync!

March 23, 2012

There has been a lot of buzz about RIM’s first move into the Exchange ActiveSync world with the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. In a recent TechRadar article, BlackBerry software head Vivek Bhardwaj commented that this huge switch to Exchange ActiveSync is a change in the right direction for BlackBerry, praising it as an “open standard”.

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Google Discontinues Gmail BlackBerry App, Use AstraSync to Get Gmail Sync

November 11, 2011

Google have announced that they are discontinuing their Gmail App for BlackBerry, with support for the App being dropped in less than 10 days time.

Google recommends that users access their email though the browser, but there is a better way; use AstraSync to get full PUSH two way sync of Gmail, calendar and contacts to your BlackBerry.

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Tell us about your experiences with AstraSync in the BlackBerry outage and win!

October 14, 2011

We would love to hear from you about your experience using AstraSync during the recent BlackBerry network outage. We have many customers who were able to bypass the BIS outage by using AstraSync with a TCP connection. The best response will win a free years AstraSync subscription extension*

Please let us know your experience by emailing outage@astrasync.com.


The AstraSync Team

*Applies to subscriptions with up to 3 mailboxes. Larger subscriptions will receive an extra 3 mailboxes on their existing subscription.

AstraSync Certified for OS7

September 20, 2011

We are very pleased to announce that our Quality Assurance department has completed the testing and certification of AstraSync 4.2 for the new BlackBerry OS7 devices. AstraSync did not require any modifications to support OS7 and proved to be compatible “out of the box”.

Users of the latest OS7 devices are advised to run AstraSync in conjunction with Monitor to make the most of their new devices hardware.

Underwriters Laboratories Selects AstraSync to Connect BlackBerry Smartphones to Office 365

May 4, 2011

Microsoft Office 365, the cloud-based versions of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and other products, became available in a public beta last month, with Microsoft promising general availability later this year. So far, 100,000 organizations have signed up to test Office 365, which will replace and expand upon Microsoft’s current cloud-based productivity service, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS).
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AstraSync 4.2 Released

December 1, 2010

We would like to extend a big thank you to all who helped with the 4.2 Beta program and are proud to announce the release of AstraSync 4.2 including…

New: Device Alert Profile Integration with Monitor

AstraSync now works with Monitor
(A new monitoring program for BlackBerry) to give closer integration with the device OS. Providing better network availability awareness, faster performance and integrated device profile alerts for new messages including;

  • Status bar unread count
  • Icon notification ‘Splat’
  • LED notification
  • Device audio profile integrated alerts

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AstraSync Cyber Monday Sale

November 29, 2010

Get 25% off all renewals and new subscriptions this Cyber Monday!

Use code: THANKSG

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