How to add a filter from the BlackBerry smartphone for a BlackBerry Internet Service account

Article ID: KB28151

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 07-27-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry Internet Service
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  • BlackBerry® Internet Service
  • BlackBerry® smartphone

Filters determine which email messages are sent to the BlackBerry® smartphone.

To add a filter from the BlackBerry smartphone, complete the following steps:

  1. Access the Setup icon on your BlackBerry smartphone (the setup icon will be found on the home screen or within the applications folder), select Email Accounts and then Internet Mail Account if asked please provide the username and password to complete the login
  2. Locate the email source to which the filter needs to be added to, select it and then select Filters
  3. Select Add Filter
  4. Provide a Filter Name, select what to Filter on, specify the Action and select Save. For this example New email and Do not forward messages to the device was used. 
  5. Confirm the filter creation by selecting Yes


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