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How do I set up Posteo on a BlackBerry?

On this page you will learn how to set up Posteo on BlackBerry devices. We provide step-by-step instructions as well as picture galleries with the required settings for email, calendar and address book. The screenshots are taken from the Z10, but should also apply for the Playbook.

In some specific instances, we get errors synchronising appointments and contacts between a BlackBerry and Posteo. If you experience problems, please contact our support.

Instructions: Setting up your email

  1. Firstly, open “Settings”.
  2. Choose “Accounts”.
  3. Tap “Advanced” (at the bottom).
  4. Choose “IMAP”.
  5. For “Username” and “Email address”, insert your email address, for “Password”, your password.
  6. For “Server Address”, please enter “posteo.de”.
  7. For “Port” enter 143 and for “Encryption”, choose STARTTLS.
  8. For “SMTP Username” please enter your email address once again, for “SMTP Password” your password.
  9. For “Port” enter 587 and for “Encryption”, choose STARTTLS.
  10. Choose how often you would like data to be downloaded, and from which time period.
  11. Tap “Finished”. Your Posteo account is now set up on your BlackBerry.

Visual instructions: Setting up your email

Instructions: Setting up the calendar

  1. Firstly, open “Settings”.
  2. Choose “Accounts”.
  3. Tap “Advanced” (at the bottom).
  4. Choose “CalDAV”.
  5. Insert a description.
  6. For “Username” and “Email address”, insert your email address, for “Password”, your password.
  7. For the server address, please insert “posteo.de:8443”.
  8. Choose how often the calendar should be synchronised.
  9. Tap “Done”. Your Posteo account is now set up on your BlackBerry.

Visual instructions: Setting up the calendar

Instructions: Setting up the address book

  1. Firstly, open “Settings”.
  2. Choose “Accounts”.
  3. Tap “Advanced” (at the bottom).
  4. Choose “CardDAV”.
  5. Insert a description.
  6. For “Username” and “Email address”, insert your email address, for “Password”, your password.
  7. For the server address, please insert “posteo.de:8843”.
  8. Choose how often the address book should be synchronised.
  9. Tap “Done”. Your Posteo address book is now set up on your BlackBerry.

Visual instructions: Setting up the address book

Known errors

Birthdays entered in the address book will not be shown in the BlackBerry calendar.

Messages in the “Drafts” folder of the BlackBerry will not be synchronised. This is a bug. Messages in the “Drafts” folder of your webmail will, on the other hand, be synchronised, and also show up in the “Drafts” folder of the BlackBerry.