Configure the email settings for users

If you want to configure the email settings in the BlackBerry Desktop Software, you can send the following registry settings to the BlackBerry device users' computers. These settings are applied to the first BlackBerry device that a user connects to the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

New users might be prompted to generate an encryption key when they are setting up their devices with the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

  1. Create the following registry key: HKCU\Policies\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Desktop.
  2. Add the following values, as necessary:

Registry Key





0 = Microsoft Exchange

1 = IBM Lotus Domino



If you're using Microsoft Exchange, this is the profile name. This value is optional.



If you're using Lotus Domino servers, this is a path to a text file that lists the names of available Lotus Domino servers.

When you create this text file, use the following format:

<blackberry-server_list> <BES value="Server1" /> <BES value="Server2" /> </blackberry-server_list>

Replace "Server1" and "Server2" with the full computer name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server computers in the domain.

You can store this file on a different computer as long as your users can access that computer.

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