Installing Windows Mobile Device Center

Installing Windows Mobile Device Center

Download Windows Mobile Device Center. This file can be downloaded from the link provided below.

64-bit version download: https://frontierprecision.com/frontier-mgis-support-downloads/.

Please follow these instructions carefully.

To install Windows Mobile Device Center on Windows 10 Operating System:

  1.  Download Windows Mobile Device Center, open and extract the folder.
  2. Right-mouse-click on the file and select Run as Administrator.
  3. The driver update for Windows Mobile Device Center will install first, then Windows Mobile Device Center. If Windows Mobile Device Center does not install automatically, click on the start menu, and locate Windows Mobile Device Center, then open. This will finish the installation process.

After installing Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) on the Microsoft Windows 10 Operating system, you will need to run WMDC-fixes-for-Win10.msi.

Download WMDC Fixes for Windows 10. This file can be downloaded from https://frontierprecision.com/frontier-mgis-support-downloads/.

To install WMDC Fixes for Windows 10:

  1. Download WMDC Fixes for Windows 10, open and extract the folder.
  2. Right-mouse-click on the file WMDC-fixes-for-Win10.msi and select Install.
  3. You will be prompted to restart your computer.

Once everything is installed, connect your Trimble Mobile Device to your computer, and Windows Mobile Device Center will open automatically. If Windows Mobile Device Center does not automatically connect to the handheld a few minutes after restarting the computer, on the handheld, go to Start>Settings>Connections>USB to PC. If the Enable Advanced Functionality box is checked, uncheck it, and tap OK. Give the handheld a few more minutes to reinstall the driver and attempt to connect. You can check to see if everything has installed correctly by going to Apps & Features and verifying that the 3 programs below are installed: