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Old 08-20-2008, 08:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i been around blackberry's for a while but i got away for a little bit and now i am back....I did my search to see if i could find a text message program where i can send to a group of people i choose but thru the 10 pages i read i couldnt find anything. If someone could please point me int he right direction of one i have the ATT curve by the way..

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Old 08-21-2008, 12:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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"Massive Text Message Blast?" Are you a spammer or something? How many people do you want to send to?
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There are some apps to be found on Google for sending mass text messages, but they don't run on the BlackBerry if that's what you are looking for. There are some legitimate uses for this kind of app, but the potential for misuse (spam) is huge.

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Old 08-22-2008, 12:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I also have wanted something like this as well... two scenarios I have thought about this for in the past...

1 - It's my birthday or someones bday and you want to tell a bunch of people where you are partying at

2 - It's gameday so you just wanna send a message to all your friends "Go Bucks" or something like that...
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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One option is to create a group entry in your address book. Then just add individual address book entries into that group.
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For sure groups is the only way to go. It takes a couple of minutes to set one up but once its there its good to go. Another great thing about the groups is it allows you to send the message to different sources depending on what your contact has... i.e. sms, email, bb messenger...

The only thing about the groups though that I don't like is when I upgraded to OS 4.5 I had to rebuild the groups. After the installation they were all deleted and not restored... I don't know if that was my fault though(a setting or something) or just a glitch in the system..
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Old 08-23-2008, 05:20 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Quicktxt will be adding that in the next release.
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One thing you might want to be aware of is I was told that some providers will lock your texting ability (for a period of time) if they see too many texts coming from your phone within a short time period to multiple destinations (I have been told I have not tested this theory).
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Quicktxt will be adding that in the next release.
Is this a blackberry app or a website that you are referring to?
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Have Used This Service Myself. Great Concept. I too liked the video. See it at Mobile Press Wire - SMS text alert and press release distribution.[/url]
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Setting up a group in your address book is simple and allows you to send a single text message to the entire group.

I can set up "Fellow Raider Fans" and use that to coordinate where we're all going to go and cry into our beer.
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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It's been 5 months since the OP posted this and he's not been back. I call "spammer!"

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