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Block SPAM Messages In BlackBerry Using BlackBerry Firewall

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With your existing BlackBerry operating system (OS), you can block certain e-mails, SMS numbers, or BlackBerry PINs from getting to your inbox. It’s like having your own spam blocker on your BlackBerry!

To set up your personal spam blocker in your blackberry , follow these steps:

  • 1. From the BlackBerry Home screen, select the Options icon.
  • 2. Select Security Options.
  • 3. Select the Firewall option. The Firewall screen opens.
  • 4. Highlight the Status field and select Enable.

The spam blocker is enabled.

  • 5. Under Block Incoming Messages, select the option(s) you would like to block:

• SMS: Select this check box if you want to block SMS (text) messages.

• PIN: Select this check box if you want to block BlackBerry PIN messages.

• BlackBerry Internet Service: Select this check box if you want to block e-mail messages (for example, the e-mail account that you set up from Google or Yahoo! mail).

• Enterprise Email: Select this check box if you are within a large corporate e-mail network and want to block the enterprise e-mail.

  • 6. In the Except Messages From area, select the desired options.

• Contacts: Select this check box if you want to block everything except the e-mails and phone numbers in your Contacts.

• Specific Addresses: Select this check box if you want to block everything specified by you. (You can set up the list below.)

  • 7. If you chose Specific Address, press the Menu key and select Configure Exception.

The Firewall exception screen opens.

  • 8. Press the Menu key and select the desired options.

• Add Email: You can specify the e-mails you want to block by selecting this check box.

• Add PIN: You can specify the BlackBerry PIN you want to block by selecting this check box.

• Add Phone Number: You can specify the SMS number you want to block by selecting this check box.

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