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SMS text messages
SMS text message basics
About SMS text messages
With an SMS phone number, you can send and receive SMS text messages. An SMS phone number is a phone number that your wireless
service provider sets up for SMS text messaging. If you have more than one phone number associated with your BlackBerry® device, your
device sends SMS text messages using the first phone number that appears in the drop-down list at the top of the phone screen.
You can send SMS text messages to contacts who have SMS phone numbers. You can also forward SMS text messages as PIN or email
Find your SMS phone number
In the phone, your phone number appears at the top of the screen. If your wireless service provider has set up your BlackBerry® device
for SMS text messaging, this number is also your SMS phone number.
If you have more than one phone number associated with your device, the first phone number that appears in the drop-down list at the
top of the screen is your SMS phone number.
Open a message
In a message list, click a message.
Note: If your BlackBerry® device is associated with more than one email address, you might be able to open messages from the message
list for a specific email address.
Send an SMS text message
In a message list, press the
2. Click Compose SMS.
3. Perform one of the following actions:
• If the contact is not in your address book, click Use Once. Type an SMS phone number (include the country code and area
code) or an email address. Click the trackball.
• If the contact is in your address book, click a contact.
4. Type a message.
5. Click the trackball.
6. Click Send.