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Configure an email account on BlackBerry device

You can access your email account on your BlackBerry device.
Select the device to see the step-by-step instructions.


Set up a Mail Account on BlackBerry

This document explains how to set up an IMAP mail account on a BlackBerry mobile. The process to configure an email account mentioned in this document is tested on BlackBerry Z3 handset. It may vary slightly according to your handset or mobile network provider.

To set up your BlackBerry with your email, you need to know your POP or IMAP Email Server Settings and ports. Keep these details handy before you start the configuration.


To configure mail account on BlackBerry (Model Z3)

1. Tap the Setup icon.

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2. Tap the Accounts icon.

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3. Tap the Add Account option

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4. Choose the Email, Calendar, and Contacts option.

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5. Tap the Advanced Setup icon to provide your account settings.

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6. Choose the IMAP option as the type of email account to be configured.

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7. Provide your account details.

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8. Provide your Incoming Server Settings.

Note: If you want to configure POP type of account or want secured connection to the server using SSL as the security type refer the below table to enter appropriate port number

Server Type Without SSL Using SSL
IMAP 143 993
POP 110 995
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9. Provide your Outgoing Server Settings and other settings to customize your account.
10. Tap Done to create and save the account on your mobile device.

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To open your Inbox, launch the BlackBerry Hub.

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View the list of accounts configured on your mobile

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Tap to choose your email account to view mail messages in it.

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Set up a Mail Account on BlackBerry

This document explains how to set up a mail account on a BlackBerry mobile. The process to configure an email account mentioned in this document is tested on BlackBerry Curve handset. It may vary slightly according to your handset or mobile network provider.

Setting up a mail account on BlackBerry is an easy process. To set up your BlackBerry with your email, you need to know your POP or IMAP Email Server Settings and ports. Keep these details handy before you start the configuration.


To Set up an email account on BlackBerry:


1. From Main Screen or Home Menu and select Setup.


Figure: Example of Main Screen of BlackBerry mobile


2. Select Email Settings on Setup screen.

Figure: Email Settings icon on Setup screen

3. Select Add on Email Accounts screen.


Figure: Add option on Email Accounts screen


4. Select Other on Email Setup screen.

Figure: Other option on Email Setup screen


5. On Email Setup screen,

  • Enter your complete email address in Email address box
For example: "j.bloggs@acmecorp.co.in"
  • Enter password for your email account in Password box
Note: If the option mentioned in Step 6 is not present on your mobile then execute following steps otherwise go to Step 6.
  • Select OK
Your BlackBerry device creates your email account on your mobile.
  • Select your account and then select the Edit option.
  • In Advance Options, enter name or IP address of Connect Xf mail server.
For example, 122.182.22.65, mail.ISPname.com.
  • Select Save.
  • Provide the password for validation.
  • Now, you can use your email account.


6. If your BlackBerry device can't determine the appropriate server settings, scroll down and select I will provide the settings to add this email account and click Next.

Note: If this option is not present on your mobile, follow the sub-steps mentioned in step 5.

Figure: Add settings to the account


7. Select the type of your email account and click Next.

Figure: Type of account


8. Select I will provide the settings to add this email account and click Next.

Figure: Add settings to the account


9. On Internet Service Provider screen,

  • In the User name box, enter your complete email address.


For example, "j.bloggs@acmecorp.co.in".


  • In the Email server box, enter IP address of Connect Xf server or name of the Mail Server. For example, 122.182.22.65, mail.ISPname.com. Then selectNext.


Figure: Add server details


If the information entered is correct, then specified email account is added to your mobile phone. After successful configuration of your account, a new envelope icon is placed on main screen of your mobile which allows you to use your e-mail account.