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Posts: 338
Registered: ‎11-02-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Verizon
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blackberry.net email account

Is there a way to delete or change my existing blackberry.net email account since I'm now getting plenty of spam after four years? I thought about deleting it since the option is there but I'm afraid it then won't allow me to create another, then not being able to recover the old address.
~diffused
Z10, OS Version 10.2.1.3253
Verizon
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Posts: 57,527
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAG111), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: blackberry.net email account

Hello,

Those accounts are managed by your mobile service provider...ring them up to ask about what you desire.

As an aside...I've never seen any reason for those @BB or @Carrier email accounts that are dedicated solely to the BB. The BB can integrate nearly any internet-facing email address, so I personally have no need for yet another one! Plus, those @BB and @Carrier email addresses are accessible ONLY from the BB itself...which can be quite troublesome, especially if used to register a BBID, BIS, or some other BB-proprietary system from which a password reset email may be required...those reset emails are typically NOT delivered to the BB itself as a security precaution...but, since that email account is ONLY accessible from to the BB, actually receiving such password reset emails can be quite troublesome indeed!

Good luck!


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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Super Contributor
Posts: 338
Registered: ‎11-02-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: blackberry.net email account

Thank you for this solution. I went ahead and did it through Verizon via phone call. It worked flawlessly and instantly.
~diffused
Z10, OS Version 10.2.1.3253
Verizon
Hall of Famer III
Posts: 57,527
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAG111), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: blackberry.net email account

You are most welcome...enjoy!


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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