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Texting message I just got this blackberry used. The manaul is not helping. want to send a text, I go to compose, select the #, then it says "No message services configured. You will only be able to save draft." what do I do? Thanks In advance.

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Contact your service provider. They may need to enable settings on their end to allow messaging to happen on your phone.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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How do you text on a black berry 7290


Hi,
Thanks for giving Fixya the pleasure to solve your problem.
1.In a messages list, click the trackwheel.
2.Click Compose SMS.
3.Click [Use Once].

4.Click SMS

5.Type the SMS-compatible phone number.

6.Click the trackwheel.

7.Click Continue.

8.Type a message.

9.Click the trackwheel.

10.Click Send.

If you have added contacts to the address book, you
can select a contact from the list after you click
Compose SMS.

To send an SMS message quickly from the phone, type
an SMS-compatible phone number. Click the
trackwheel. Click SMS<XXXXXXX>.

Check out the manual from this link.

Rating the solution is highly appreciated if you feel helped.
Good luck and have a nice day

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What is the difference between sms and mms or whatever they call it, I have a blackberry tour,thanks


MMS is sending a file.. not not necessarily a file.. but pics, videos, etc. ...

SMS.. is Short Message Service.. used for texting.. some texts can go as far as 190 charactars [that also goes with letters] rate if useful please !

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Hi i am composing message on my blackberry 7230 but what button do i press to send it thanks


Hi,

To send SMS you need to complete the following steps:
1. Select menu
2. Select messages
3. Press menu button
4. Select compose SMS( type the text which you wanted to send)
5. Again press menu button
6. Select send option.

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How do I send pictures through SMS text on my blackberry Curve through sprint?


You can't. To send pictures or other media, you must use the MMS (Multimedia Message Service) option. Just use the option menu button in the messaging application and choose Compose MMS. After selecting the recipient, click the menu button again to add things like pictures, videos, etc. to the message. Note that sprint includes the ability to send media in your data plan, but your recipient may get charged for the message. Some carriers, even Sprint, don't include MMS in there unlimited messaging plans but rather expect you to send the picture as SMS which the Blackberry Curve can't do.

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How can i configure message services to text someone?


First, I assume you have a service provider, a valid cell phone number and that your service provider has enabled text messaging as part of your plan.

To send a text message, go to "Messages", then click "Compose SMS", "[Use Once]", "SMS".

Type the cell phone number of the person you want to send the message to.

Click the trackwheel, then "Continue".

Type a message.

Click the trackwheel.

Click "Send".

If you still are not able to send a text message, you need to verify that "fixed dialing mode" is not enabled. To do that:

Go to Phone Options.

Click "FDN Phone List".

Click the trackwheel.

Click "Disable FDN Mode".

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If the "Compose SMS" option is not there with the "Compose Email" and/or "Compose Pin" and/or "Compose SMS", you carrier opted not to have the feature installed on their 7510 models.

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