Messaging (SMS/MMS): BlackBerry Z10

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the BlackBerry Z10. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

We're sorry, but blocking messages from a number is not available on this device.

 

 

Unblock messages from a number

We're sorry, but blocking messages from a number is not available on this device.

 

 

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

To add or change the SMS service center number, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right, and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Text Messages.
  5. Tap Advanced.
  6. Tap the Service Center Address field, and then enter the desired number.
  7. Tap Save.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

To delete picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Delete the entire conversation thread
      1. Touch and hold on the conversation thread you want to delete.
      2. Tap the Trash can icon.
      3. Tap Delete.
    • Delete an individual picture message
      1. Select the conversation thread that contains the message.
      2. Touch and hold the picture message that you want to delete.
        Note: Do not touch and hold the picture thumbnail.
      3. Tap the Trash can icon.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

To delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Delete the entire conversation thread
      1. Touch and hold the conversation thread you want to delete.
      2. Tap the Trash can icon.
      3. Tap Delete.
    • Delete an individual text message
      1. Tap the conversation thread that contains the message.
      2. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
      3. Tap the Trash can icon.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

To save a picture you received as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Scroll to and select the message that contains the picture.
  4. Touch and hold the picture thumbnail that you want to save.
  5. Tap the Save icon.
  6. If necessary, edit the file name.
  7. Tap Save.

 

 

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Send messages

Send a group text message (SMS)

To write and send text messages (SMS) to a group, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Tap Compose.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Enter the recipient's phone number.
    • Tap the + icon to select a contact.
  5. Repeat step 4 as necessary to create the group to send your SMS to.
  6. Tap the Enter a message field and enter your message.
  7. Tap Send Message.

 

 

Send a new picture or video in a message (MMS)

To take a new picture or video and send it as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

Send a picture

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Tap Compose.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Enter the recipient's phone number.
    • Tap the + icon to select a contact.
  5. If necessary, tap a vacant area on the screen to reveal 'Attach.'
  6. Tap Attach, and then tap Picture.
  7. Tap Camera.
  8. Frame the subject, and then tap the screen to take the picture.
  9. If necessary, tap the Enter a message field and enter your message.
  10. Tap Send Message.

 

 

Send a video

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Tap Compose.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Enter the recipient's phone number.
    • Tap the + icon to select a contact.
  5. If necessary, tap a vacant area on the screen to reveal 'Attach.'
  6. Tap Attach, and then tap Video.
  7. Tap Camera.
  8. Frame the subject, and then tap the screen to begin recording.
  9. Tap the screen again to end recording.
  10. If necessary, tap the Enter a message field and enter your message.
  11. Tap Send Message.

 

 

Send a saved picture or video in a message (MMS)

To send pictures or videos you have saved on your device as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1.
  2. Tap Text Messages.
  3. Tap Compose.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Enter the recipient's phone number.
    • Tap the + icon to select a contact.
  5. If necessary, tap a vacant area on the screen to reveal 'Attach.'
  6. Tap Attach, and then select one of the following:
    • Picture
    • Video
  7. Navigate to and select the desired file.
  8. If necessary, tap the Enter a message field and enter your message.
  9. Tap Send Message.

 

 

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