Send messages (SMS / MMS): BlackBerry Q10

Learn how to send SMS and MMS messages on the BlackBerry Q10.

 

 

 

 

Send a group message

 

To write and send messages to a group, follow these steps:

 

Using Text Messages

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap Text Messages.
  2. Tap the Compose icon (pencil / paper).
  3. Tap the + icon.
  4. To begin creating a custom group, tap the desired contact from the list and then tap the contact's phone number.
  5. Tap the + icon again and continue adding the desired contacts to the custom group. 
    Note: You can also tap the To field and enter a phone number. When finished, press the Enter key.
  6. Tap the Enter a message field to enter the message.
  7. Tap the Send icon (envelope).

Using BBM

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap BBM.
  2. Tap the Groups tab (next to the Menu icon).
  3. Tap the desired group.
  4. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right and then tap Start New Chat.
  5. Enter the chat topic and tap OK.
  6. Enter the message and tap the Send icon.

 

 

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:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap Text Messages.
  2. Tap the Compose icon (pencil / paper).
  3. Choose one of the following options for entering the recipient:
    • Tap the + icon and then tap the desired contact and then the contact's phone number.
    • Tap the To field and enter a phone number. When finished, press the Enter key.
  4. Tap the Enter a message field to enter a message.
  5. Tap the Attach icon (paper clip).
    • Take a picture
      1. Tap Picture and then tap the Camera icon.
      2. Frame the subject and tap the screen. 
    • Shoot a video
      1. Tap Video and then tap the Camera icon.
      2. If necessary, tap the Menu icon at bottom-right, and then tap Size to select '720px.' The 720px setting will allow you to shoot longer videos.
      3. Frame the subject and tap the screen to begin filming. When finished, tap the screen again to stop filming.
  6. Tap the Send icon (envelope).

 

 

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 and tap Text Messages.
  2. Tap the Compose icon (pencil / paper).
  3. Choose one of the following options for entering the recipient:
    • Tap the + icon and then tap the desired contact and then the contact's phone number.
    • Tap the To field and enter a phone number. When finished, press the Enter key.
  4. Tap the Enter a message field to enter a message.
  5. Tap the Attach icon (paper clip).
  6. Tap Picture or Video.
  7. Navigate to and tap the desired picture or video.
  8. Tap the Send icon (envelope).