Here is a couple of links for you which should help. http://www.o2.co.uk/deviceinfo/devic...rry8800eng.pdf
A full manual can be found on Blackberry.com (there might even be one on the cd that came with your Blackberry)
EDIT: here it is, BlackBerry Search Results BlackBerry from O2 - FAQs
Not sure what your problem is with sms, please explain or pm me if you prefer.
It will take a little while to get used to your new device if you are a complete beginner so like iamkidd I would advise you to head to the FAQ section of this forum and read as much as you can. If you need any further help just post a question.
Welcome to BBF Ronan