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Old 09-06-2012, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Our University will be discontinuing BES support. What are my options as a BB user?
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BIS and OWA.
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The upside is no more IT Policy. Personal email accounts will be possible once you remove the old IT Policy (see BlackBerry FAQ)
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The downside is no more wireless backups. Remove the IT policy as Rambo suggested using Method 1 (Method 2 is obsolete.) Then install BBProtect and set it to make daily backups. But since BBProtect doesn't backup everything you'll want to install BlackBerry Desktop Software and make weekly backups of your device.
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another option is getting a PlayBook and using Exchange Active Sync

Next year you can do it with a BB10 phone
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