Originally Posted by JerryD
Please clarify with exact steps to do this.
In six years of using a BlackBerry, I haven't come across this setting.
On *newer* versions of the OS (absoultely on 4.2), go to Options / Network
The very top line reads "Data Services"
It has two options - On and Off
It gives you the ability to shut off e-mail from the BB.
Since this posting is in the 8100 Forum, it will work.