BlackBerry 9720

BlackBerry 9720

You can't send text messages - BlackBerry 9720

Cause 3 of 4: Your phone hasn't been correctly set up for text messaging

If your phone hasn't been correctly set up for text messaging, you may not be able to send text messages.

Solution: Set up your phone for text messaging.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Options"

Press Text Messages.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Options"

Press the Menu key.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Options"

Press Options.

Step 4 of 13

Select validity period

Press Validity Period.

Step 5 of 13

Select validity period

Press Max.

Step 6 of 13

Select message type

Press Sent As.

Step 7 of 13

Select message type

Press Text.

Step 8 of 13

Save the message centre number

Press Service Centre and key in +35387699989

Step 9 of 13

Select data bearer

Press Network to Send Over.

Step 10 of 13

Select data bearer

Press Circuit Switched.

Step 11 of 13

Save settings

Press the Menu key.

Step 12 of 13

Save settings

Press Save.

Step 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press Disconnect to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Options"

Press Text Messages.
Press the Menu key.
Press Options.

2 Select validity period

Press Validity Period.
Press Max.

3 Select message type

Press Sent As.
Press Text.

4 Save the message centre number

Press Service Centre and key in +35387699989

5 Select data bearer

Press Network to Send Over.
Press Circuit Switched.

6 Save settings

Press the Menu key.
Press Save.

7 Return to the home screen

Press Disconnect to return to the home screen.

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