Update secure email settings
Depending on your permissions, you can change the email security that is used for all the messages you
send. For example, if you use S/MIME to protect your messages, you can send clear-signed messages
that any email application can open, or opaque-signed messages that only email applications that
support encryption can open.
1. In the BlackBerry Hub, tap > > Email Accounts.
2. Tap an account.
3. Tap Secure Email Settings.
4. Do any of the following:
• To turn on S/MIME-protected messaging, tap the
S/MIME tab. Turn on the S/MIME switch.
• To turn on NNE-protected messaging, if necessary, tap the
NNE tab. Turn on the NNE switch.
• To change the preferred method of encoding to use for messages you send, select an option in
Default Encoding drop-down list.
• To select your preferred method of encoding to use for replies or forwarded messages you send,
select an option in the
Outgoing Message Encoding drop-down list.
• To send clear-signed messages, tap the
S/MIME tab. Turn on the Send Clear-Text Signed
• To receive a warning message if there is a problem with a certificate, tap the
S/MIME tab. Turn on
Warn About Problems With My Certificates switch.
• To turn on PGP protected messaging, tap the
PGP tab. Turn on the PGP switch.
• To select a key pair to use for signing messages you send, select an option in the
Key drop-down list.
• To select a key pair to use for encrypting messages you send, select an option in the
Encryption Key drop-down list.
• To view PGP key details for a PGP key pair stored on your BlackBerry device, below either the
PGP Signing Key or the PGP Encryption Key drop-down lists, tap View PGP Key.
• To receive a warning message if there is a problem with a PGP key, tap the
PGP tab. Turn on the
Warn About Problems With My PGP Keys switch.
Configure your LDAP server settings
If your email account is supported by Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, and your organization uses an
LDAP directory, you can configure your settings so that S/MIME certificates for users in the LDAP
directory are available to you.
Make sure that you know the server name.
BlackBerry Hub and email
1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
2. Tap Settings > Security and Privacy.
3. Tap LDAP Server.
4. In the Server Address field, enter the address of the LDAP server that your account is associated
• To set where the LDAP server starts to look for S/MIME certificate information, enter a base
distinguished name in the
Search Base field.
• To specify the scope of an LDAP server search, in the
Search Scope drop-down list, tap an
• To enable an authentication type, in the
Authentication Type drop-down list, tap an option.
• If you enable the Simple authentication type, in the
LDAP User ID and LDAP Password fields,
enter your username and password.
• To enable Transport Layer Security, turn on the
Use Secure Connection switch.
• To select how long to wait for the LDAP server to respond, in the
Timeout drop-down list, tap an