S/MIME on personal accounts
Does BB10 support S/MIME on personal email accounts that don't go through BES? The following support page seems to suggest it doesn't; can anyone confirm?
Securing your email - How To - BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone - 10.0.0
- CrackBerry User
02-21-13, 01:52 AM #3
- 25 Posts
You can add your personal or work account to your BB10 device without BES.
But you will be able to use S/MIME only when your account supports S/MIME protected messages as stated in the link you posted.
For example if you are using Office 365 to access your email you won't be able to use S/MIME because Office 365 is not supporting S/MIME.
If you connect to such an account you will see the S/MIME option in Settings tab through BB Hub where you can configure it.
It should be completed in a simple way.
- 04-03-13, 10:55 AM #4
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- CrackBerry User
07-31-13, 02:54 PM #6
- 17 Posts
This is ridiculous. I should have bought an iPhone 5 instead of a Q10 (which supports S/MIME on all accounts with no hassle). This is just an artificial limitation by Blackberry to sell more BES servers (not that that product would integrate with my e-mail solution at all). Really disappointed.
When I try to import my S/MIME cert+key I get the message 'This certificate cannot be imported for a personal account'. Lame.
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