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Allow Other Message Services IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use other email message services.

Default value

The default value is Yes.


Change this rule to No to require that a BlackBerry device user send outgoing email messages through your organization's BlackBerry® Enterprise Server and to prevent a user from sending email messages using other email message services.

This rule does not prevent a user from receiving email messages on a BlackBerry device from other email message services.

Minimum requirements

  • C++ based BlackBerry device that is running BlackBerry® Device Software version 2.5
  • Java® based BlackBerry device that is running BlackBerry Device Software version 3.6
  • BlackBerry® Application Suite version 1.0
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ version 2.1
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 3.5


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