How to Change Password on Blackberry Hosted Email Address

How to Change Password on Blackberry Hosted Email Address: User Guide

Mike email account was recently hacked,he successfully recovered the email and changd his password but foumd it hard to use the new password on his blackberry email. According to him, he kept receiving an error message that says, “reconfigure your email account.”

Are you in a similar situation, below are the steps to configure your BB email with a new password:

To configure email account on a blackberry device software 4.5 to 5.0, use the following steps below:

  • On the Blackberry smartphone, click Email settings. (Note:Email settings may be located in the Setup Folder or on the homescreen of the blackberry smartphone)
  • If required, type the current username and password to log in.
  • Select the Blackberry email address and click Edit.
  • Scoll and expand login information.
  • Input the old, new, and comfirmation password.

To change the password for the Blackberry email address on a blackberry smartphone running blackberry 6 or 7, complete the following steps:

  • On the homescreen of the blackberry smartphone, click setup.
  • Select Email Accounts, then select Internet Mail Account
  • Select the required email account.
  • From the pop-up menu, select Edit.
  • Expand login information.
  • Confirm the current password in the old password field.
  • Enter the new password in the new password field.
  • Enter the new password again in the Confirm New Password field
  • Press menu and select save.
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To change the password from the Blackberry Internet Service web page, complete the following steps:

  • Navigate to the Blackberry Internet Service website specific to the wireless service provider.
  • Log in to the Blackberry Internet Service account.
  • Select the Edit option beside the Blackberry email address.
  • Select the Change Password option.
  • Type the old password and then the new password, and then confirm the new password.
  • Select the save option.

If you cannot carry out these instructions on your own, please contact the nearest Blackberry distributor or shop in Nigeria to help you out.

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People sometimes make the mistake of hitting “Reply all”  when they want to reply to an email. When you hit “Reply All” , your email message is sent to everyone included on the original email, and if you didn’t intend to include them, the information can be disastrous from both security and personal humiliation perspectives.


This article was culled from The Punch Newspaper


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