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BlackBerry Q5 Email Manual configuration

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BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 1

To set up email on your Blackberry Q5 you will need:

  • An email account at an internet or email provider.
  • Login details of the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
  • An active internet connection, if needed click here for instructions.
    Some examples of settings can be found here
    Click Next for instructions on setting up email.

BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Scroll to the right.
  • Choose Settings.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • Choose Accounts.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, choose the add account symbol.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 6
  • Choose the settings symbol.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 7
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose IMAP.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • Under Description, enter Email via Proximus.
  • Under Display Name, enter your name.
  • Under Username, enter the username of your email account.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 9
  • Scroll down.
  • Under Email Address, enter your email address.
  • Under Password, enter the password of your email account.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 10
  • Scroll down.
  • Under Server Address, enter imap.proximus.be.
  • Under Port, enter 993.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 11
  • Under Encryption, choose Off.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 12
  • Scroll down.
  • Under SMTP Username, enter the username of your email account.
  • Under SMTP Password, enter the password of your email account.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 13
  • Under SMTP Server Address, enter relay.proximus.be.
  • Under SMTP Port, enter 587.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 14
  • Scroll down.
  • Under SMTP Encryption, choose STARTTSL (or TSL).
  • Note: Depending on the value set for SMTP Encryption, the value for SMTP Port may change. Under SMTP Port, make sure 587 is entered.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 15
  • Under Sync Interval, choose an interval.
  • Choose Done.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 16
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, choose OK, verify the settings, and choose Done.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 17
  • The e-mail account has been configured, and is ready for use.
  • Return to the Start screen.
BlackBerry Q5 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 18
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the Blackberry Q5 and restart it in order to activate the settings.
  • E-mail setup successful? Proceed with sending e-mails.
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