I have my
BIS address masqueraded. 1.
In BIS on cingular (BIS v.2.3, I believe) I have both the "reply to" and "from" addresses set as
In GMail, I have a forwarding agent that forwards a copy of email sent to GMail to by BIS account (firstname.lastname@example.org). I have a filter set up (this is specific to Gmail, so that sent messages aren't pushed back to me) to not forward mail sent from me, to the BlackBerry. Again, this is for specific reasons with GMail.
[b]3. I never give out my
address, I don't need to. Gmail now masquerades as the BIS account as far as I am concerned.
Incoming mail works like this: 1.
someone sends me mail at
. I receive it in my GMail inbox. Gmail forwards a copy to my BIS address (email@example.com). I receive both of these immediately, in real-time.
Outgoing mail works like this: 1.
I can send email from Gmail just fine. This works like before. 2.
I can send mail from the handheld (using
) and both the "from" and "reply to" fields appear as "firstname.lastname@example.org". the recipient never sees my
address anywhere in the headers (let alone the email itself). The only thing they can see (in the headers only) is the smtp host is something like "received from smtp01.bis.na.blackberry.net". As far as the user is concerned this email appears to have been sent from my
The downside is I loose reconciliations for deletes. But I don't care. i don't need reconciliation of deletes for the ways that I use gmail. and BIS has no knowledge of my Gmail password.
I think this can accomplish what you are asking for. You should see all of the settings in BIS 2.3.