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Old 10-31-2007, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'd like to have my MS Exchange mail sent to each of two separate BB devices (with 2 separate carriers). Sounds like a weird request, i know, but I want to use one phone for when I'm home in Canada (with a Cdn carrier) and another phone (with T-Mobile) when I'm roaming internationally. The latter is much less expensive for data roaming.

I'm guessing it's not possible to have one BES acct synch with both these phones. But is it possible to have one MS Echange mail acct connected to two separate BES accounts, one for each phone?

Thank you kindly for your thoughts...
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Old 10-31-2007, 05:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope.

The only way to do it would be to have a primary device which you use most of the time, and then have a second device on BIS which either collects mail from the echange server via Pop3 or has mail forwarded from the xchange account to the @carrier email address. But having used full BES for while, going back to BIS access when roaming would be like going back to the dark ages.. plus when roaming it's most likely you'll need things like lookup, calendar sync which you just don't have on BES
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Old 10-31-2007, 05:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd weigh the reduced functionality of BIS versus having to change devices ... do both carriers use SIM cards? If so, just unlock the HH and have different cards for when you roam.
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Yeah since they are listed as Rogers, they do both use SIM cards. That is what I was thinking too.
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