BlackBerry 8520 Curve

BlackBerry 8520 Curve

You can't send text messages - BlackBerry 8520 Curve

Cause 2 of 5: The message centre number is incorrect

The message centre ensures that your text message is sent to the recipient. If the wrong message centre number is saved in your phone, the text message can't be sent.

Solution: Enter the correct message centre number.

Step 1 of 15

Find "SMS"

Press the Menu key.

Step 2 of 15

Find "SMS"

Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key.

Step 3 of 15

Find "SMS"

Scroll to SMS and press the Navigation key.

Step 4 of 15

Activate or deactivate delivery reports

Highlight the drop down list next to Delivery Report and press the Navigation key.

Step 5 of 15

Activate or deactivate delivery reports

Highlight On or Off and press the Navigation key.

Step 6 of 15

Select validity period

Highlight the drop down list next to Validity Period and press the Navigation key.

Step 7 of 15

Select validity period

Scroll to Max and press the Navigation key.

Step 8 of 15

Select message type

Highlight the drop down list next to Sent As and press the Navigation key.

Step 9 of 15

Select message type

Scroll to Text and press the Navigation key.

Step 10 of 15

Save the message centre number

Scroll to Service Center and key in +35387699989

Step 11 of 15

Select data bearer

Highlight the drop down list below Network To Send Over and press the Navigation key.

Step 12 of 15

Select data bearer

Scroll to Circuit Switched and press the Navigation key.

Step 13 of 15

Save and exit

Press the Menu key.

Step 14 of 15

Save and exit

Scroll to Save and press the Navigation key.

Step 15 of 15

Save and exit

Press Disconnect to return to standby mode.

1 Find "SMS"

Press the Menu key.
Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to SMS and press the Navigation key.

2 Activate or deactivate delivery reports

Highlight the drop down list next to Delivery Report and press the Navigation key.
Highlight On or Off and press the Navigation key.

3 Select validity period

Highlight the drop down list next to Validity Period and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to Max and press the Navigation key.

4 Select message type

Highlight the drop down list next to Sent As and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to Text and press the Navigation key.

5 Save the message centre number

Scroll to Service Center and key in +35387699989

6 Select data bearer

Highlight the drop down list below Network To Send Over and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to Circuit Switched and press the Navigation key.

7 Save and exit

Press the Menu key.
Scroll to Save and press the Navigation key.
Press Disconnect to return to standby mode.

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