BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-23-2010, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Model: 9800
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 24
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default issue with the "To" field when composing email

Please Login to Remove!

When I am in the messages screen and I select the option to compose a new email, I have a strange thing occur. When I enter a character in the "To" address field, not only does it bring up the entries in my contacts but it also displays hundreds of other addresses. It seems that the BB is capturing the email address from every email I receive and puts them in the drop down list to select from. These entries are in my contacts.

Any thoughts on this? Hopefully I made sense.
__________________
Cingular 8700c
PIN 23D6993D
Offline  
Old 09-23-2010, 11:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
diffused's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado
Model: Z10
OS: 10102151
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 179
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Default

In Messages/Options select General Options, scroll down to Show Recent Contacts when Composing Email and click NO.
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
Offline  
Old 09-24-2010, 06:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Model: 9800
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 24
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

You nailed it. Thank you so much for your response.

Have a great weekend.
__________________
Cingular 8700c
PIN 23D6993D
Offline  
Old 09-24-2010, 07:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Paris & Beirut
Model: 9981
OS: 7.1.0.523
Carrier: Orange FR & Etisalat AE
Posts: 334
Post Thanks: 6
Thanked 24 Times in 12 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by diffused View Post
In Messages/Options select General Options, scroll down to Show Recent Contacts when Composing Email and click NO.
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
In the Torch and OS6 it is:

In Messages:
Options
Message Display and Actions
Show Recent Contacts when Composing Email
__________________
P'9981 || 2 x 9800 || 9700 || 9105 || RIP: 8100; 2 x 8120; 8800; 8820; 8900; 2 x 9000; 9500.
Offline  
Old 09-24-2010, 09:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
diffused's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado
Model: Z10
OS: 10102151
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 179
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Default

You're welcome. You have a great weekend too.
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
Offline  
Old 09-25-2010, 06:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Metro Detroit
Model: 9800
OS: 6.0.0.246
PIN: N/A
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 57
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

I was pleasantly surprised when I unknowingly had this feature turned on. It's a timesaver when emailing people in the office that I don't necessarily have saved as a contact, by not haing to do aname lookup.
Offline  
Old 10-01-2010, 04:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: BC, Canada
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Bell
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I'm having a similar issue - my "To" field is only capturing contacts from one of the categories I have set up in outlook, only the resolution that worked for others does not appear as an option in the World Edition. Anyone have any suggestions?
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Windsor Commodore Duo
$3500.0
Windsor Commodore Duo pictureJelenko commodore VPF porcelain furnace
$650.0
Jelenko commodore VPF porcelain furnace pictureWINDSOR Commodore CMD Carpet Extractor Cleaning Machine 0541 Hours WORKING
$424.99
WINDSOR Commodore CMD Carpet Extractor Cleaning Machine 0541 Hours WORKING pictureComfort Products 60-5800T Commodore II Oversize Leather Chair with Adjust... New
$212.99
Comfort Products 60-5800T Commodore II Oversize Leather Chair with Adjust... New pictureCommodore II Oversize Leather Executive Chair Black
$238.99
Commodore II Oversize Leather Executive Chair Black picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.