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Old 05-26-2006, 01:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
I have a Nextel 7520 and my sister was showing me how she sends text messages with her regular old cellphone. There is a function for sending messages to a phone number.
I look at my BB and I see no such functionality. I can send an email, but that's only if I have an email address set for that partucular user...
I normally use teleflip.com to send messages to cellphones, but in the case of voting for television shows where they say (text "yes" to number 777444) how do I do that with a BB?
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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On the phone it's not called "TEXT", it's called SMS.
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That's good to know, but I don't see SMS as an option in my BlackBerry either.
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Old 05-26-2006, 02:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i go to address book, select a name in my address book, press the wheel and say 'compose SMS.' from there, I select the phone number (if there's multiple #'s on that name) and text the person....

if you want to SMS a person that's not in your address book... hit the "c" to compose, type the #, hit the track wheel and select SMS... then type your message and send.
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Nextel doesn't support standard SMS.
biellos - what works on a GSM/GPRS BlackBerry does not necessarily work on a Nextel BB.

There are probably 50 threads on using SMS on a Nextel BB here. Let's try a search.
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