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Failing to receive sms messages from certain providers

I'm having trouble with my sms messaging and am trying to determine whether this is a blackberry issue that I can fix or an issue with my service provider.

My provider is ATT and, while I can send sms messages to anyone, I do not receive them from Alltell customers or from Verizon customers. This is a huge nuisance.


Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • louisj8310 Oct 21, 2008

    My Blackberry 8310 is full of nonsense. My friends will stand next to me and send me a sms. On their phone it wil say "delivered" but I will not receive it. Subsequently, if we do the same exercise 10 minutes later I will get it. Also on this same note I can send a sms to them and it will not deliver. If I resend it will deliver.

    Everything else on this phone works perfectly.

    My service provider is Vodacom and their SP is MTN

    Please help.

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This is most likely a Blackberry issue. I had the same phone with a different provider as well as the Blackberry 8703e and they both missed a lot of SMS messages.

The best solution would be to try to stay in an area with a high connection when you're expecting important messages because the problem with the phone itself probably can't be fixed.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

Hey I hear you I'm having the same exact problem!!  ugh

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