BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic

Write and send text messages - BlackBerry Classic

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A text message is a message that can be sent to other mobile phones. If you can't send and receive text messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM, you need to set up your phone for text messaging.

Step 1 of 6

Find "Text Messages"

Slide your finger left across the display to open the main menu.
Press Text Messages.

Step 2 of 6

Write text message

Press Compose.

Step 3 of 6

Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.
Matching contacts are displayed.
Press the required contact.

Step 4 of 6

Write the text

Press Enter a message.
Write the text for your text message.

See how to write text.
Step 5 of 6

Send text message

Press the send icon when you've written your text message.

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Step 6 of 6

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Text Messages"

Slide your finger left across the display to open the main menu.
Press Text Messages.

2. Write text message

Press Compose.

3. Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.
Matching contacts are displayed.
Press the required contact.

4. Write the text

Press Enter a message.
Write the text for your text message.
See how to write text.

5. Send text message

Press the send icon when you've written your text message.

6. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
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