On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 16:29 +0100, Thomas Rooney wrote:
> Nick Murtagh wrote:
> > The ISP's BB server should have a webmail thingy allowing you to
> > configure filters if you only want to get certain emails on the BB
> > itself.
> And here lies the pain. If you don't have really good spam control on
> your mail server that
> manager is going to be getting mail all day and all night. The filters
> for Vodafone are basic to say the least.
>> Vodafone allow you to configure access to mail on your server over imap
> the down side being
> you have to enter the user name and password for the mail box into a
> Vodafone web page.
> Vodafone then pull mail from that account and push it to the blackberry
> keeping everything in sync.
>> If you go this route and the blackberry starts acting up in any way (it
> will) Vodafone will tell you the
> fault lies with your mail server and you will make many phone calls
> before they put things right.
> One last thing the way Vodafone fix any little problem that occurs is to
> delete all the filters you had
> set up on there site and you then have to enter them all again by hand!
What a PITA!
Just got a Nokia E61 here for mobile email, and we use it with our
standard IMAP mail server. Works perfectly, nice and quick, plus you can
set it to automatically check for mail, and I think it supports push
over IMAP (?. My SonyEricsson K800i does, somehow, as when I enable it,
and a new mail arrives in my inbox, the phone picks it up straight
Plus, it has a nice keyboard, a good web browser, lots of 3rd party
software, and free mapping:
I can understand the requirement for mobile email, but does it have to
> I wish you luck...
> ps have a great weekend all.
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