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The IFolder interface exposes properties and methods for creating and accessing individual POOM items, and for sending them over an infrared link. Outlook Mobile provides the following default folders: Contacts, Tasks, Appointments, and Infrared. You can use them all except the infrared folder, to create and access individual POOM items. You can use the infrared folder only to send items over the IR port.

Methods in Vtable Order

IFolder methods Description


Gets the list of items in a folder.


Gets the folder type.


Gets the main Outlook Mobile IPOutlookApp object.


Adds an item to the list of items to be sent by infrared.


Transmits items in the Infrared folder over the IR port.


Not supported. Initiates IR reception of items belonging to the folder type.


You can use the IPOutlookApp::GetDefaultFolder method (on the main Outlook Mobile application object) to get any of the default IFolder objects.

Code Example

The following code example shows how to retrieve the Calendar folder.


To make the following code example easier to read, security checking and error handling are not included. This code example should not be used in a release configuration unless it has been modified to include them.

void GetCalendarFolder(IPOutlookApplication * polApp)
    IFolder * pFolder;

    polApp->GetDefaultFolder(olFolderCalendar, &pFolder);

    // Release objects.


Header pimstore.h
Library Pimstore.lib
Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 2.0 and later
Windows Mobile Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

See Also


Pocket Outlook Object Model Interfaces

Other Resources

Pocket Outlook Object Model Enumerations