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Old 04-21-2011, 04:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to text some who owns a Blackberry through MSN Messenger or Yahoo, or is there a piece of software to do this? So the recipient is a Blackberry user and the person wanting to text them is not.

Just curious.
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If you are asking about using BBM, the answer is no. BBM communication is Pin to Pin only.

If both parties have IM installed you can use that. And you can always use the phone SMS to text from one phone number to another.
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Yahoo allows texting to a cell phone but the sender must be online with Yahoo.
MSM more than likely does also. As Dubdub said to a cell phone with text ability including a blackberry with standard texting. Not Blackberry SMS.

Yahoo! Messenger supports SMS messaging for the following countries and carriers:

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You can send text messages to a BlackBerry from any other type of phone, and vice versa. Text messages are cross-platform.
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"Is it possible to text some who owns a Blackberry through MSN Messenger or Yahoo, or is there a piece of software to do this? So the recipient is a Blackberry user and the person wanting to text them is not.

Just curious."

If your phone has msn or yahoo messenger functioning and the recipient has msn or yahoo messenger from rim installed, yes you can instant message each other
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What's wrong with simply sending a regular text message?
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What's wrong with simply sending a regular text message?

Was wondering that also.
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