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BlackBerry Hacks by Dave Mabe

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Hack #31. Get Mail from Multiple Accounts

Why use your unlimited data plan for only one email account?

So you've just got your BlackBerry up and working and you've instantly fallen in love with it. You are excited about how much more productive you can be with it just by having access to your email while not sitting behind your desk. You'd really like to have the same functionality for your personal email account in addition to your corporate email, which you've configured your device for. You can always check your personal account via the BlackBerry Browser, but that interface is clunky and not nearly as usable as the built-in mail program.

You're so happy with your current device that you've even considered getting a second device so you can access your secondary email account. Well, don't go spending any money on another device just yet.

Many BlackBerry users don't realize that their device is able to send and receive messages from multiple mail accounts. There are multiple ways to have mail delivered to your BlackBerry without installing a third-party mail program [Hack #67] and without buying an additional device and service.

Use the BlackBerry Web Client

If you are a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) user, you may not realize the extent of your device's usefulness. Fairly recently, RIM introduced the BlackBerry Web Client, or BWC, which allows you to send and receive email from accounts you configure without running any software on your computer (such as the BlackBerry Redirector). ...

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