How do I setup email on Blackberry?

This article will explain how to setup your Blackberry with your 123-reg Mailbox

Following this article will allow you to get your email on your device, meaning that you're always connected

Follow the steps described below and learn how you can add your 123-mail account on your BlackBerry phone. These steps can be followed for setting up other email addresses on your mobile device.

Please note: The steps to set up your 123-reg mailbox on your BlackBerry device may vary slightly depending on the model that you have. The below instructions are specifically for the Bold9700 model, however, further support can be found on the Blackberry Support Site.


Click on Setup.

 BlackBerry Menu


Select Email Settings.

 Add Email Menu


Click on the Add button.

 BlackBerry - Add Account


Select Other.

Add OTHER email


Enter the email address and the password.


Select Next. You will then get an invalid message, click OK.

 BlackBerry - Account Details


Scroll down and re-enter the password.


Select the I will provide the settings to add this email account option.

Detail Settings


Scroll down and select email type. (POP/IMAP)

POP3 is the standard protocol for receiving email from a mail server and it allows you to download all of your emails to one location.

IMAP is best if you access your email from multiple locations, clients and devices as it doesn't require downloading of your email content. We recommend using IMAP settings on Windows Live because if anything were to happen to your computer or mobile device, you would still be able to access your emails.

To find out more about the POP3 and IMAP protocols, watch the following support video.


Enter the Email Server.


Enter the username i.e the email address.


Enter the Email Server:

If you selected POP in step 9:

If you selected IMAP in step 9:

BlackBerry – server settings


Click on Next


Click on OK to confirm.

You have now setup your email on your Blackberry!

Please note:For further support about adding email on your phone, please contact your mobile service provider in regards to adding a POP3/IMAP account on your Blackberry handset.


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