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Manage categories

BlackBerry Tasks
supports synchronization with the categories in your work email account. New categories that you add in
BlackBerry Tasks
are automatically assigned a color and added to your work email account.
BlackBerry Notes
BlackBerry Tasks
support categories, but
BlackBerry Work
does not support categories.
When you change the name of a category in
BlackBerry Notes
BlackBerry Tasks
, all current notes or tasks in that category are added to the new category. Items from other apps remain in the previous category.
When you delete a category on your device or in your work email account, it is retained with the notes in it but removed from the master list in your work account. On your device, its color is changed and it is treated as a local category.
  1. Tap The Menu icon >
    Manage Categories
    . Your category list is displayed. The list includes the master categories list in your work email account and any local categories on your device.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To update, the master category list, tap The Refresh icon.
    • To add a category, tap The Add icon.
    • To edit a category, tap it.
  3. Enter a name for the category or edit its existing name. Tap The Exit icon to clear the field. To set or change the color for the category, tap a color.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    • If you are editing an existing category, tap The Delete icon to delete the category.
    • If you are adding or editing a category, tap The Save icon to save your changes.
    • If you are adding or editing a category, tap The Exit icon to leave the page without saving your changes.