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Old 02-14-2008, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,

I just got a Curve to start testing at work. I haven't set up a BES server yet, so I was planning to use it with the BIS that AT&T provides. The problem is that I don't seem to have the option to make an account IMAP, and POP is a pain because I having to mark everything read twice.

Can anyone help with this? The Help files say it should give me the option, but it doesn't.

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Old 02-14-2008, 09:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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do you have access to your work email through OWA? If so then you should be able to add the email without much trouble. For *most* you dont need to put in any server information at all, just your email address and password
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We don't actually have an Exchange server up and running yet. We're currently using Sendmail configured for both POP and IMAP. It'll add the account with just my address and password as a POP account, but I'd really like to have it retrieve using IMAP.

This issue goes away in a couple months when I get Exchange online and a BES server, but I need this as an interim.

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There are instructions on the BIS site to do this. You have to configure an account, but provide no password (I think). It's a way to force BIS to let you enter the IMAP information.
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Actually, the Help files mention that specifically, but when I use that method I am not asked about POP or IMAP during the process.

Is that something that can vary by BIS implementation?

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