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How to set up an additional mailbox on a Blackberry

How to set up an additional mailbox on a Blackberry

How to set up an additional mailbox on a Blackberry

To set up a Plusnet account on a blackberry you need to do the following :
Set up
Locate the set up icon as above.
E-mail settings




Then go to e-mail settings.
Add
Choose add  as above then other
Other


Email address

Type in your e-mail address and password, click next.


Provide settings
If this is an additional mailbox it will fail as the blackberry attempts to log into it.





Choose I will provide settings.



Pop/IMAP
Choose POP/IMAP again ensure e-mail address is typed in
Further down the screen will be email server and username.
Server/username

For your additional mail box you need to type in the account username then a + symbol
So for example if  your username was  joebloggs the main mailbox username is simply joebloggs.  However if you create an additional mailbox  e.g mail, making your e-mail address  mail@joebloggs.plus.com then the username here would be joebloggs+mail
Choose Next
UntitledOnce completed you should see the screen above
Now you will be able to receive e-mails, and your Plusnet account will be shown as a small "earth" globe on the front screen.
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Clear instructions and almost worked but fell at the last hurdle. On my O2 BB did not get the option to select POP / Outlook ... Instructions so clear that I'm sure everything else was correct.
Anyone got a way to set upon a relatively new BB.
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These instructions are for additional mail boxes not default.
You can confirm how you login using the Plusnet webmail service at the below link.
webmail.plus.net

If you login with a + symbol its an additional mail box
so for example
username+joebloggs = additional mailbox
however,
username and account password = default mailbox.
Another way of checking is logging into your e-mail settings here:
https://portal.plus.net/my.html?action=myemail&s=1&redirected=yes&?membermenu=emailsettings

Blackberries should set up the default mailbox without issues simply using the e-mail settings and your username and account password.
This guide was done on a BB 9700 and my differ if using OS6 found in the torch and 9780.