Did you know that you can add different tags to your BlackBerry email subject lines that will perform certain functions? Before this year I did not. But thanks to a post on BerryReview this summer I now do. They go over three of them, all of which have their purposes. Two of them work on both BIS and BES, while one of them works on just BES. <confirm> You can set your BlackBerry to send delivery confirmations, but that can get annoying if you do it for every email. This allows you to turn it off in general. On the occasions you need a delivery receipt, just place this in the subject line. BerryReview says this is BIS only, but I’ve looked around and see some posts about it on forums from BES users. Anyone have the definitive word? <$RemoveOnDelivery> This is my favorite. It’s almost like Inspector Gadget, where the message will self-destruct. Well, it actually won’t completely go away. It will remain on the recipient’s BlackBerry device. But it will be removed from the inbox, so the BlackBerry contains the only evidence of its existence. <$SuppressSaveInSentItems> If you don’t want to clog up your sent items, or just don’t want a record of the email having been sent from your BlackBerry, you can add this tag to the subject line. This isn’t for BIS users, since we don’t have a sent items folder.
Manipulate BlackBerry email with subject line commands
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