Enhanced webmail integrations for the BlackBerry Internet Service

Article ID: KB17094

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-14-2011

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Internet Service
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  • BlackBerry® Internet Service

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Enhanced integration of webmail accounts for the BlackBerry Internet Service improves the email account integration process for BlackBerry Internet Service subscribers by providing near real-time email message delivery and, in some cases, a branded icon on the BlackBerry smartphone Home screen. Enhanced integration of webmail accounts also remove previous restrictions, such as the need for premium or paid email accounts.

Enhanced integration of webmail accounts is available with the following service providers:

  • AOL®
  • Yahoo!®
  • Gmail
  • Windows Live™ Hotmail®/MSN®
  • Hostopia®
  • GoDaddy®

Integrated AOL email accounts offer the following benefits:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages
  • AOL Mail icon on the BlackBerry smartphone Home screen

Integrated Windows Live Hotmail or MSN email accounts offer the following benefits:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages
  • Premium account is no longer required for BlackBerry Internet Service email account integration

Integrated Gmail accounts offer the following benefits:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages

Integrated Yahoo! email accounts offer the following benefits:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages
  • Yahoo! Mail icon on the BlackBerry smartphone Home screen

Integrated Hostopia email accounts offer the following benefit:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages

Integrated GoDaddy email accounts offer the following benefit:

  • Near real-time delivery of email messages

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