Blackberry Delivery Confirmation

Sometimes it is handy to know if a mail that you sent has actually arrived on the recipient’s Blackberry. There are delivery receipts in Exchange and other mail systems, but they only confirm that the receiving mail server has accepted the mail, you can’t be sure that the mail ever showed up on the Blackberry.

To get a Blackberry delivery notification, you must start your subject with


So for example, you can send a message from Outlook with the following subject:


Once this message arrives on the Blackberry, you will get a confirmation that looks like this:


Remember that the <confirm> tag must be at the beginning of the subject, otherwise it is not recognized.

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