- BlackBerry® Internet Service
Important: Some service providers do not support integration with all email accounts. Contact the service provider to verify that POP and Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) email accounts are supported.
The following table displays the settings required on the POP and IMAP server to successfully integrate an external POP3 or IMAP email account with a BlackBerry® Internet Service account. Additionally, all message identifiers must be unique; message identifiers cannot be re-used or changed for an account.
|Description||Requirements for POP||Requirements for IMAP|
|command support||UID, TOP, RETR||SEARCH, SELECT, INBOX|
-ERR must precede all error messages
|acknowledgements||+OK must precede all acknowledgements||-|
|connections||must be accepted on port 110 or 995||must be accepted on port 143 or 993|
|destination servers||must return the logon prompt within 15 seconds of connecting||must return the logon prompt within 15 seconds of connecting|
|external mail account||password protected||password protected|
|connection security||The connection security depends on the destination server accepting the connection. The BlackBerry Internet Service establishes a connection using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) on port 995 or use plain text authentication on port 110.||The connection security is dependant on the destination server accepting the connection. The BlackBerry Internet Service can establish a connection through SSL on port 993 or use plain text authentication on port 143.|
For more information about BlackBerry Internet Service, see http://na.blackberry.com/eng/support/software/internet.jsp.
By downloading, accessing or otherwise using the Knowledge Base documents you agree:
(b) not to copy, distribute, disclose or reproduce, in full or in part any of the documents without the express written consent of RIM.
Visit the BlackBerry Technical Solution Center at www.blackberry.com/btsc.