Hosted Email:BlackBerry

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BlackBerry IMAP Configuration.

Instructions for configuring your BlackBerry phone are very similar to those found here: http://wiki.xmission.com/index.php/General_Email_Settings


General instructions for most BlackBerry phones:

1 From your BlackBerry home screen, select the Blackberry Set-up icon.

2 Choose Personal Email Set-up or on older devices choose Personal Email Set-up icon.

3 Select Personal Email Set-up.

4 Accept Terms and Conditions.

5 On the Email Account Set-up page, enter your Email address but leave the password field blank.

6 Select Next.

7 Screen will display, We are unable to set up your email account.

8 Select I will provide the settings to add this email account, then Next.

9 Select Internet Service Provider Email (POP/IMAP), then Next.

10 Select I will provide the settings to add this email account, then Next.

11 Screen will display, The BlackBerry Internet Service could not configure [your email] account.

12 Select Provide the Settings to add email account.

13 Enter your username information according to the instructions below, enter your password, and then Next.

  • Those with username@xmission.com email accounts simply enter the username portion of your email address here.
  • Those with Zimbra hosted email accounts enter their full email address, username@domain.com.

14 Enter mail server information according to the instructions below, then Next.

  • XMission.com email accounts enter mail.xmission.com.
  • Hosted Zimbra accounts enter zimbra.xmission.com.

15 Select OK.

16 Below your newly added email address, select Edit.

17 Select Advanced Settings at the bottom.

18 Verify port 993 and that Use SSL is set to Yes.

19 Select Save.