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A Blackberry Storm can save up to 10 different email accounts. Some Storm users have experienced difficulty while attempting to setup their Gmail accounts on the device using the email setup wizard. If you run into such problems this How To will show you how to setup your gmail account, as well as other email accounts whose setup could not be completed using the email setup wizard.
|Instructions ||Difficulty: Moderate|
Go to your Gmail account settings and make sure you enable IMAP. This can be accomplished by Settings>Forwarding and POP/IMAP>Enable IMAP radio button.
On your Blackberry Storm go to settings and then press the email settings icon.
Read the EULA and accept by selecting yes and pressing I Agree.
Add an existing email account
Select the Add button to add an existing email account.
Select other account and press next button. Do not select Gmail wizard!
Invalid email address
In the email address form field enter any invalid email address and any invalid password, such as email: firstname.lastname@example.org password: 611
Additional Information Required
Select next and the email address will fail. Then select I will provide the settings to add this email account and press Next.
Additional Information Form
In the email address form field enter your Gmail address. In the username field enter the portion before the @ sign. In the password field enter your password. Lastly enter imap.gmail.com in the email server field and press Next.
The information will then be processed and a confirmation page should appear shortly thereafter.
The device will then redirect you to your email accounts page where you can then edit additional settings.
A new icon will be added to your home screen for you Gmail account and an email will be sent your your device stating you will begin receiving email in approximately 20 minutes and you're done setting up your email.
Tips & Warnings
- You can add up to 10 email accounts to your Blackberry Storm.
- Use this method when other email wizards aren't working.
- Don't forget to go to your email settings online and enable POP/IMAP
How To Article: How To Setup Gmail On Your Blackberry Storm