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Old 08-21-2006, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got a 7100i and i cant receive my text messages. on my old phone i had full text message capabilities. any help would be GREATLY appreciated. thanks in advance
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Old 08-21-2006, 02:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have the letters NXTL all in caps?
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yes i do....i can send PIN messages out, but i cant receive ANY text messgaes....its aggravating
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I think you need to have 'short message service' enabled for your device. I know we had an issue with that an our Nextel devices, but it was affecting MMS messages, not text messages (I could still receive a text page from the Helpdesk....dang it).
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juwaack68 is correct, call nextel tech support and be sure its enabled

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i have the same problem with my 7100i. i talked to my service provider, and they said that SMS was unavailable for any mike enabled device. does anybody know a way around this?
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