1. nobodyhome's Avatar
    I was wondering if Gmail is instant push using verizons BIS and if not how often the BIS servers check for email? How else would people use gmail, what is the app like and how does it interface with the phone. Is battery life the same regardless of what option i choose?
    07-09-09 09:24 PM
  2. boostedgta's Avatar
    My Curve is instant push, I don't see why the Tour would be any different.
    07-09-09 09:27 PM
  3. morecowbell75's Avatar
    I use an enterprise server and forward my gmail to MS Exchange. I then set my reply to address to my gmail address and it pushes perfectly. That also allows gmail to archive all my emails.

    When I discovered how well this works, I got a huge *****.
    07-09-09 09:35 PM
  4. cereal killer's Avatar
    I use an enterprise server and forward my gmail to MS Exchange. I then set my reply to address to my gmail address and it pushes perfectly. That also allows gmail to archive all my emails.

    When I discovered how well this works, I got a huge *****.
    use these EXACT settings to push to your BB email acct and your set.

    Remember to set the reply to field to your gmail.

    Works flawlessly.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-09-09 09:46 PM
  5. morecowbell75's Avatar
    of course, you do need access to an enterprise server and exchange but there are plenty of ways to obtain this on the cheap.

    Best of luck!!!
    07-09-09 09:53 PM
  6. russelb's Avatar
    Why not use the Gmail app?
    07-10-09 12:32 AM
  7. meyer1131's Avatar
    is gmail not push out of the box?
    07-10-09 12:46 AM
  8. Syco54645's Avatar
    07-10-09 01:30 AM
  9. Iceman0803's Avatar
    Mine pushes immediately using pop3. I actually get the emails on my BB a few seconds before they show up in the web interface.
    07-10-09 02:47 AM
  10. gvillager's Avatar
    I was wondering if Gmail is instant push using verizons BIS and if not how often the BIS servers check for email? How else would people use gmail, what is the app like and how does it interface with the phone. Is battery life the same regardless of what option i choose?
    I use gmail and it's instantly pushed to my Berry. You don't need an Enterprise server, outlook, or the gmail app.
    07-10-09 03:28 AM
  11. Dr.Sadistic's Avatar
    Agreed, its always been this way for me as well.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-10-09 03:32 AM
  12. fastharry's Avatar
    In hopes of getting the tour, I was messing around with GMAIL yesterday....I am going to set a filter, which allows you to forward to an email addy( the BB addy), and this way I only receive emails from ebay....


    Is this do-able?
    07-10-09 07:23 AM
  13. gvillager's Avatar
    In hopes of getting the tour, I was messing around with GMAIL yesterday....I am going to set a filter, which allows you to forward to an email addy( the BB addy), and this way I only receive emails from ebay....


    Is this do-able?
    You could just set up another email address on Gmail for ebay related stuff. I don't like using BB addy's because you can only access them from your phone. Gmail you can access from your phone or web.
    07-10-09 07:45 AM
  14. radioguinea's Avatar
    I was wondering if Gmail is instant push using verizons BIS and if not how often the BIS servers check for email? How else would people use gmail, what is the app like and how does it interface with the phone. Is battery life the same regardless of what option i choose?
    Your best bet is to utilize IMAP on gmail. Its under your gmail settings. Turn off pop3, as that does not have 2way synch of your emails.
    07-10-09 07:53 AM
  15. fastharry's Avatar
    You could just set up another email address on Gmail for ebay related stuff. I don't like using BB addy's because you can only access them from your phone. Gmail you can access from your phone or web.



    I thought of that, but my email is specific to my business...and is also the name of the website so I can get people off ebay onto the site. So I need to have gmail only send specific emails related to EBAY...
    07-10-09 08:08 AM
  16. fastharry's Avatar
    Your best bet is to utilize IMAP on gmail. Its under your gmail settings. Turn off pop3, as that does not have 2way synch of your emails.


    I read that IMAP is only one way from the phone. And I don't want all my gmail coming to the phone, only ebay related questions from buyers....


    Any way to do that?
    07-10-09 08:10 AM
  17. Griffspen's Avatar
    I have it setup using my BB mail and it pushes beautifully and I also use the Gmail client. I suggest you also try both just to see the difference.
    07-10-09 08:11 AM
  18. blevin3's Avatar
    I read that IMAP is only one way from the phone. And I don't want all my gmail coming to the phone, only ebay related questions from buyers....


    Any way to do that?
    Yes IMAP is only one way (so any read message on the web interface will not be marked as read on your phone), however when you read something on your phone it flawlessly updates it as read on the web interface. When they do go both ways (no pun intended) it will be a glorious day.

    As for only receiving ebay related questions, there is a BIS setup that you will use through verizon/blackberry (i think bis.verizonwireless.com..or something...google is your friend) that you can set all kinds of filters on, including what emails to send to your device.

    Also, if you set up IMAP you should definitely set a filter to not send you emails from yourself, as if you don't, every time you send an email from your phone, you will receive the same email directly to your phone (this is because this is how gmail does the conversations...technically you are receiving the message that you sent...they just set it up nicely in the interface).

    Long story short, I have found that if you use the filters on the BIS setting and use IMAP for gmail it is a great experience. The only thing with using IMAP instead of POP3 is that there can be up to about 15 minute delay in getting the email. This is a small price to pay for syncing read messages on the web interface.

    I hope this makes any sense, it's still early where i'm at (and I should be working as well ;-)
    07-10-09 11:12 AM
  19. nobodyhome's Avatar
    Thanks, has anyone tested these... the guy above the post says it can be a delay of 15 min... does that just mean he set it up wrong?

    07-10-09 01:03 PM
  20. fastharry's Avatar
    guys, thanks for your help...as soon as I decide /storm2 or tour, I will use these great tips....
    07-11-09 08:52 AM
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