How to Upgrade a Pocket PC 4.2

by Charles Poole

Windows Mobile is an operating system found on the Microsoft Pocket PC. This is a smart phone application that allows users to sync calendar events and contact information with their computer. The 4.2 operating system has an upgrade that will improve the functionality of the phone's operating system. Upgrading the 4.2 operating system to 5.0 is not a very difficult task. You can do it yourself with little hassle and minimal knowledge of the subject.

Plug your Pocket PC into your computer through the docking station that came with it.

Launch your Internet browser.

Go to the "Windows Mobile 5.0" download page (see References link).

Click the "Download" button on the right side of the screen.

Click the "Run" button when you have finished downloading the software.

Follow the prompts to upgrade your Pocket PC to the 5.0 operating system.

About the Author

Charles Poole holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from Appalachian State University. He started freelancing in college for local publications in Boone, N.C. and is continuing his career through online freelancing with a specialization in affiliate marketing, blogging and SEO.

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