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Changing from Blackberry Desktop to BES 5



I am new to the BES Admin world. We have currently setup a new BES server in our company. We have end users who have BBs and have been using the Desktop Software to get their email. We would like to change it so the emails are coming from the BES instead of their desktops. I have ran across KB11162 in the BB Support Area. Is this the correct procedure to make that conversion?


Thanks for the help in advance.

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Re: Changing from Blackberry Desktop to BES 5

Yes that will have to be done on everyone that is setup for BIS/personal that is going to BES.


I just have users uninstall it all together and use mass storage mode to transfer files from Micro SD card to PC.


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