Messaging: BlackBerry Curve 8520

Table of contents

 

E-mail

Account – add new e-mail account

 

How to add a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account.

 

To set up an e-mail account in the e-mail client, follow these steps:

Note: To receive e-mail messages, you must sign up for a BlackBerry e-mail plan.

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Setup Wizard.
  4. Scroll to and select Email Setup.
  5. Scroll to and select I want to create or add an email address.
  6. Scroll to Email address.
  7. Enter your e-mail address.
  8. Scroll to password.
  9. Enter your password.
    Note: Passwords are case sensitive.
  10. Scroll to and select Next.
  11. Select an account type, if prompted.
  12. Enter the following information, if prompted:
    • E-mail server: Enter the e-mail server address for the ISP (example, mail.ispname.com). Contact your ISP if you need more help.
    • Username: Username of the account.
    • Outlook Web Access URL: Enter the Web address for your Microsoft Outlook account.
    • Account Name: Enter the mailbox name for your Microsoft Outlook account.
    • Use SSL: Enable the Secure Sockets Layer encryption for retrieving messages from the account, if your ISP supports it.
  13. Scroll to and select Next.
  14. Select OK to confirm.

 

Account – change settings

 

How to change e-mail account settings

 

To change the settings for an e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and select Manage Internet E-mail.
  4. Scroll to and select Edit for the e-mail account you wish to edit.
  5. Edit your account settings.
  6. Scroll to and select Save.

 

Account – Delete e-mail account - Software version 5.0

To delete an e-mail account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu Menu_key.pngkey.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Manage Internet Email.
  4. Scroll to and select the e-mail address you want to delete.
  5. Select Delete.
  6. Select Yes to confirm.

 

Account – Delete e-mail account - Software version 4.x

To delete an e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Tools.
  2. Scroll to and select Setup Internet E-mail.
  3. Under Services, select E-mail Accounts.
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  5. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account you want to delete.
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  7. Select Delete and press the trackwheel to delete the integrated e-mail account from BIE.
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Account – switch between accounts

 

How to switch between e-mail accounts.

 

To switch between e-mail accounts, scroll to and select the icon for your e-mail account from the Home screen.

 

Account - Transferring an existing e-mail account to a new BlackBerry device

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Setup.
  3. Scroll to and select E-mail Accounts.
  4. Scroll to and select Internet Mail Account. You will receive a message that you must move your e-mail account(s) to set up e-mail on the device.
  5. Scroll to and select Move Email Accounts.
  6. Enter the e-mail password.
  7. Scroll to and select Continue.
  8. Select OK.

 

Alert – set incoming

 

How to turn on or turn off e-mail alerts from the handset.

 

To turn on or turn off e-mail alerts, follow these steps:

 

To turn on

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Profiles icon.
  4. Scroll to and select Advanced.
  5. Scroll to and select the active profile.
  6. Scroll to and select Messages [your e-mail address].
  7. Scroll to and select Ring Tone.
  8. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Scroll to and select the desired sound.
    • Scroll to Browse… to select a sound from another location.
  9. Press the Menu key.
  10. Select Save.

 

To turn off

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Profiles icon.
  4. Scroll to and select Advanced.
  5. Scroll to and select the active profile.
  6. Scroll to and select Messages [your e-mail address].
  7. Scroll to and select Volume.
  8. Scroll to and select Mute.
  9. Press the Menu key.
  10. Select Save.

 

Attachment - add

 

How to attach media files to e-mail messages

 

To attach files to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Select Compose Email.
  3. From To, enter the recipient’s e-mail address.
  4. Scroll to Subject.
  5. Enter the subject.
  6. Scroll to the e-mail body.
  7. Enter your message.
  8. Press the Menu key.
  9. Scroll to and select Attach File.
  10. Scroll to and select the desired folder.
  11. Scroll to and select the desired file.
  12. Press the touchpad.
  13. Select Send.

 

BlackBerry Internet E-Mail – add new e-mail

 

You can create a new BlackBerry e-mail account (username@tmo.blackberry.net). To create a new BlackBerry Internet E-mail account:

 

  1. From the main screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Manage Internet E-mail.
  4. Scroll to Create A BlackBerry Email Address and press the touchpad.
  5. Type the username that you want to appear before the @ symbol in your e-mail address. 
  6. Scroll to Next and press the touchpad. 
  7. Scroll to OK and press the touchpad.

 

Combine / separate folders

 

How combine or separate text messages (SMS) and picture message (MMS) from main e-mail box - BlackBerry Curve 8520.

 

To separate or combine text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS) from the main Inbox folder, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, select the Messages icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Options.
  4. Select General Options.
  5. Scroll to and select SMS and Email Inboxes.
  6. Select Separate or Combine as desired.

 

Delete account

 

How to delete a BlackBerry Internet Service account - BlackBerry Curve 8520.

 

To delete an e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Manage Internet Email.
  4. Scroll to the account you want to delete.
  5. Select the Delete link.
  6. Select Yes to confirm.

 

E-mail message - delete

 

How to delete e-mail messages

 

To delete e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Scroll to and select the message.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.
  5. Scroll to and select On Mailbox & Handheld or On Handheld.

 

E-mail message - forward

 

How to forward e-mail messages

 

To forward e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Scroll to and select the message.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Scroll to and select Forward.
  5. From To, enter the recipient’s e-mail address.
  6. Scroll to the body of the e-mail.
  7. Enter your message
  8. Press the touchpad.
  9. Select Send.

 

E-mail message - read

 

How to read e-mail messages

 

To read e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Scroll to and select the message to read.

 

E-mail message - reply

 

How to reply to e-mail messages

 

To reply to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Scroll to and select the message.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Select Reply.
  5. Enter your message
  6. Press the touchpad.
  7. Select Send.

 

E-mail message - send

 

How to send e-mail messages from the handset

 

To write and send e-mail messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Compose Email.
  4. From To, enter the recipient’s e-mail address.
  5. Scroll to Subject.
  6. Enter the subject.
  7. Scroll to the e-mail body.
  8. Enter your message.
  9. Press the touchpad.
  10. Select Send.

 

Folders – switch between

 

How to switch between e-mail folders

 

To switch between e-mail folders within the e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select View Folder
  4. Scroll to and select the desired folder.

 

Inbox - refresh

 

How to refresh the e-mail inbox

 

To refresh the e-mail inbox and download new messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the icon for you e-mail account.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Reconcile now.
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Instant Messaging

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)

 

Add a buddy

 

How to add a buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To add a new buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, press the Menu key.
  2. Select Add Buddy.
  3. Enter the screen name of the buddy you want to add.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Press the touchpad to select OK.
  6. If the contact is not currently in your device's contact list, the message, 'The contact is currently not associated with the main contact list on your device. Select the corresponding contact that you want to link to.' displays.
  7. Select one of the following options:
    • Skip this step to skip selecting a contact.
    • Select contact to scroll to and select the contact from the contact list.
    • New contact to add the contact to your contact list.

 

Block buddy

 

How to block AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, scroll to and select the buddy you want to block.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Block.

 

Delete buddy

 

How to delete a buddy from the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service Buddy List

 

To delete a buddy from the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service Buddy List, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, scroll to the buddy you want to delete.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete Buddy.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign on to or sign off of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To sign on to or sign off of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

Sign on

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the AOL Instant Messenger icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. Enter your screen name and password.
  7. If desired, scroll to and select the following check boxes:
    • Save Password
    • Auto-Sign In
    • Sign In as invisible
  8. Scroll to and select Sign In.

 

Sign off

 

  1. From the Buddy List, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Sign Out.

 

Send message to buddy

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a buddy on your Buddy List for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, scroll to the buddy you want to send a message to.
  2. Press the touchpad.
  3. Enter your message.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Press the touchpad to select Send.

 

Send message to unlisted buddy

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to an unlisted buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To send instant messages (IM) to somebody who is not on your Buddy List for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Send IM to….
  3. Enter the screen name.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Press the touchpad to select OK.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. Press the touchpad.
  8. Press the touchpad again to select Send.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To set away status for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy List, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select Away.

 

BlackBerry Messenger

 

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for BlackBerry Messenger

 

To add a contact for BlackBerry Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select Invite contact.
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Enter a person’s email address, PIN, or name.
  3. From To, enter the contact’s e-mail address, PIN, or name.
  4. Scroll to and select Send.
    • Scan a person’s barcode.
  5. Read the instructions.
  6. Scroll to and select Continue.
  7. To scan, hold your phone over the barcode and center the barcode on your phone’s screen.
    • Enter an SMS contact’s name or phone number.
  8. From Phone, enter the contact’s SMS name or phone number.
  9. Scroll to Name and enter a name for the contact.
  10. Scroll to and select Add contact.

 

Block contact

 

Blocking BlackBerry Messenger instant messages (IM) is not supported

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for BlackBerry Messenger

 

To delete a contact for BlackBerry Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to the desired contact.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete Contact.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of BlackBerry Messenger

 

To sign in to or sign out of BlackBerry Messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the BlackBerry Messenger icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. Enter a display name.
  7. Scroll to and select OK.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Close.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for BlackBerry Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for BlackBerry Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the contact.
  2. Enter your message.
  3. Press the Enter key.

 

Send message to unlisted contact

 

Sending instant messages (IM) to an unlisted contact for BlackBerry Messenger is not supported

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in BlackBerry Messenger

 

To set away status for BlackBerry Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Profile.
  3. Scroll to and select the Status drop-down menu.
  4. Scroll to and select Personalize status.
  5. From Description, enter away.
  6. Scroll down to the Status icon drop-down menu.
  7. Scroll to and select the red icon.
  8. Scroll to and select OK.

 

Google Talk

Add a Friend

 

How to add a contact for Google Talk instant messenger

 

To add a contact for Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, press the Menu key.
  2. Select Add a Friend.
  3. Enter the desired username.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Select OK.
  6. If the friend is not currently in your devices's contact list, the message, The contact is currently not associated with the main contact list on your device. Select the corresponding contact that you want to link to.' displays.
  7. Select one of the following options:
    • Skip this step to skip selecting a contact.
    • Select contact to scroll to and select the contact from the contact list.
    • New contact to add the contact to your contact list.

 

Block Friend

 

How to block Google Talk instant messenger messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, scroll to and select the friend you want to block.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Block.

 

Delete Friend

 

How to delete a friend for Google Talk instant messenger

 

To delete a friend for Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, scroll to and select the contact you want to delete.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Remove.
  4. If desired, press the touchpad to select the Block this person? check box.
  5. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to log in to or log out of Google Talk instant messenger

 

To log in to or log out of Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Google Talk icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. Enter your username and password.
  7. If desired, scroll to and select the Remember password or Automatically sign me in check boxes.
  8. Scroll to and select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the Friends list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Sign out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed friend for Google Talk instant messenger

 

To send an instant message (IM) to a friend for Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, scroll to and select the friend you want to send a message to.
  2. Enter the message.
  3. Press the touchpad.
  4. Select Send.

 

Send message to unlisted friend

 

Sending instant messages (IM) to an unlisted friend for Google Talk instant messenger is not supported

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Google Talk instant messenger

 

To set away status for Google Talk instant messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select Busy.

 

ICQ instant messenger

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for ICQ

 

To add a contact for ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Select Add user.
  3. From ICQ#, enter the contact's ICQ number..
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Select OK.
  6. If desired, enter a message to send to the contact.
  7. Scroll to and select OK
  8. If the ICQ contact is not in your device's contact list, the message ’The contact is currently not associated with the main contact list on your device appears. Select the corresponding contact that you want to link to.’ displays, select one of the following options:
    • Skip this step to skip selecting a contact. 
    • Select contact to scroll to and select the contact from the contact list.
    • New contact to add the contact to your contact list.

 

Block contact

 

How to block ICQ instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to the contact you want to block.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Block.

 

Delete contact 

 

How to delete a contact for ICQ

 

To delete a contact for ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to the contact you want to delete.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete User.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out 

 

How to sign in to or sign out of ICQ

 

To sign in to or sign out of ICQ, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the ICQ icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. Enter your ICQ#.
  7. Enter the password.
  8. If desired, scroll to and select any of the following check boxes:
    • Save password
    • Auto-Connect
    • Connect as invisible
  9. Scroll to and select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Disconnect.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for ICQ

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the desired contact
  2. Enter your message.
  3. Press the Enter key.

 

Send message to unlisted contact 

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to an unlisted contact for ICQ

 

To send instant messages (IM) to somebody who is not on your contact list for ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Send Message To….
  3. Enter the ICQ # of the contact you want to send a message to.
  4. Scroll to and select OK.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Press the Enter key.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in ICQ

 

To set away status for ICQ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Info.
  3. Scroll to and select the drop-down menu next to Status.
  4. Scroll to and select Away.

 

Windows Live Messenger

 

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To add a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Add a Contact.
  3. Enter the contact's e-mail address.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Press the touchpad to select OK.
  6. If the Windows Live Messenger contact is not currently in your device's contact list, the message, 'The contact is currently not associated with the main contact list on your device. Select the corresponding contact that you want to link to' appears.
  7. Select one of the following options:
    • Skip this step to skip selecting a contact. 
    • Select contact to scroll to and select the contact from the contact list.
    • New contact to add the contact to your contact list.

 

Block contact

 

How to block Windows Live Messenger instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the contact you want to block.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Block Contact.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To delete a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the contact you want to delete.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete Contact.
  4. If desired, scroll to and select the Would you like to block this contact? check box.
  5. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of Windows Live Messenger

 

To sign in to or sign out of Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Windows Live Messenger icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. From E-mail address, enter the first part of your e-mail address.
  7. Scroll to and select one of the following options:
    • @hotmail.com
    • @msn.com
    • @live.com
    • Other: Scroll up and finishing entering the full e-mail address.
  8. Scroll to Password.
  9. Enter the password.
  10. If desired, scroll to and select the Save Password or Automatic sign-in check boxes.
  11. Scroll to and select Sign In.
  12. Review the Terms of Use.
  13. Scroll to and select I Accept.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Sign Out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the contact you want to send a message to.
  2. Enter your message.
  3. Press the touchpad.
  4. Select Send Message.

 

Send message to unlisted contact

 

Sending instant messages (IM) to an unlisted contact for Windows Live Messenger is not supported

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Windows Live Messenger

 

To set away status for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status
  3. Scroll to and select Away.

 

Yahoo! Messenger

 

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To add a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Add a Contact.
  3. Enter the contact's ID.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Select OK.
  6. If desired, enter a message to send to the contact.
  7. Scroll to and select OK
  8. If the Yahoo! contact is not in your devices's contact list, the message ’The contact is currently not associated with the main contact list on your device appears. Select the corresponding contact that you want to link to.’ appears.
  9. Select one of the following options:
    • Skip this step to skip selecting a contact. 
    • Select contact to scroll to and select the contact from the contact list.
    • New contact to add the contact to your contact list.

 

Block contact

 

How to block Yahoo! Messenger instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Ignore a User.
  3. Enter the ID of the contact you want to block.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Select OK.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To delete a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to the contact you want to delete.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete Contact.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of Yahoo! Messenger

 

To sign in to or sign out of Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Instant Messaging icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Yahoo! Messenger icon.
  4. Read the license agreement.
  5. Scroll to and select I accept.
  6. Enter your Yahoo! ID.
  7. Enter the password.
  8. If desired, scroll to and select any of the following check boxes:
    • Remember my ID & password
    • Sign in automatically
    • Sign in as invisible to everyone
  9. Scroll to and select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Sign Out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, scroll to and select the desired contact
  2. Enter your message.
  3. Press the Enter key.

 

Send message to unlisted contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to an unlisted contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to somebody who is not on your contact list for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Send Message To….
  3. Enter the Yahoo! ID of the user you want to send a message to.
  4. Press the touchpad.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. Press the Enter key.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Yahoo! Messenger

 

To set away status for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contact list, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select Busy.
  4.  

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MMS (picture / video messaging)

Delete

 

How to delete picture messages (MMS)

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the Messages icon.
  2. Scroll to and select the picture message you want to delete.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.
  5. Select Delete.

 

Read / view

 

How to read picture messages (MMS)

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the Messages icon.
  2. Scroll to and select the picture message you want to read.

 

Send picture message

 

Send a saved picture

 

How to send saved pictures as picture messages (MMS)

 

To send saved pictures as picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Media.
  3. Scroll to and select Pictures.
  4. Scroll to and select All Pictures.
  5. Scroll to and select the picture you want to send.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Scroll to and select Send or Share.
  8. Scroll to and select Send As MMS.
  9. Scroll to and select a contact.
    Note: To send to an undefined contact:
  10. Scroll to and select [Use Once].
  11. Select Phone.
  12. Enter the phone number.
  13. Press the Menu key.
  14. Select Continue.
  15. Scroll to Subject.
  16. Enter the subject.
  17. Scroll to the message body.
  18. Enter the message.
  19. Press the Menu key.
  20. Select Send.

 

Take and send

 

How to take and send picture messages (MMS)

 

To take and send picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Right Convenience key on the side of the device.
  2. Frame the subject.
  3. Press the touchpad.
  4. Press the Menu key.
  5. Scroll to and select the Envelope icon. 
  6. Scroll to and select MMS.
  7. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To send to a phone book contact, scroll to and select a contact.
    • To send to an unlisted contact:
  8. Scroll to and select [Use Once].
  9. Select Phone.
  10. Enter the phone number.
  11. Press the Menu key.
  12. Select Continue.
  13. Scroll to and select the desired image size.
  14. Scroll to and select OK.
  15. Scroll to Subject.
  16. Enter the subject.
  17. Scroll to the message box.
  18. Enter the message.
  19. Press the Menu key.
  20. Select Send.

 

Send video message

 

How to take and send video messages (MMS).

 

To take and send video messages (MMS), follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, press Right Convenience key on the side of the device.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Video Camera.
  4. Press the touchpad to start recording.
  5. Press the touchpad again to stop recording.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Scroll to and select Send As MMS.
  8. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To send to a phone book contact, scroll to and select a contact.
    • To send to an unlisted contact:
  9. Scroll to and select [Use Once].
  10. Select Phone.
  11. Enter the phone number.
  12. Press the Menu key.
  13. Select Continue.
  14. Scroll to Subject.
  15. Enter a subject.
  16. Scroll to the message box.
  17. Enter the message.
  18. Press the Menu key.
  19. Select Send.
  20.  

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SMS (text messaging)

Add service center number 

  1. From Home Screen goto and select Messages icon
  2. Hit Menu key
  3. Scroll to and select Options
  4. Scroll to and highlight Service Center Field
  5. Enter +12063130004
  6. Hit Menu key
  7. Select Save

 

Delete

 

How to delete text messages (SMS)

 

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

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the Messages icon.
  2. Scroll to the message that you want to delete.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.
  5. Select Delete again. 

 

Read

 

How to read text messages (SMS)

 

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

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the Messages icon.
  2. Scroll to and select the desired message.

 

Send

 

How to write and send text messages (SMS)

 

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

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the Messages icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Compose SMS Text.
  4. From To, Enter the name or phone number of the contact.
    oContacts from the contacts list appear below. 
  5. Scroll to and select the contact.
  6. Scroll to and select OK.
  7. Enter a message.
  8. Press the touchpad.
  9. Select Send.
  10.  

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Text entry

Copy or cut and paste text

 

How to cut, copy, or paste text

 

To cut, copy, or paste text in a text field or message, follow these steps:

  1. From a message field, press and hold the Shift key.
  2. Scroll the touchpad to highlight the text.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Select Copy.
  5. Scroll the touchpad to where you want to paste the text.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Select Paste.

 

Choose text entry mode

Choosing a text entry mode is not supported

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Delete text

 

How to delete or erase text

 

To delete or erase text from a text field or message, press the del key to delete text while in a text field.

 

Enter symbols

 

How to enter symbols or numbers in a text field

 

To insert punctuation, numbers, and symbols while entering text on the handset, follow these steps:

 

Insert a plus sign

  1. To add a plus sign  to a phone number, press the letter O key.
  2. To add a plus sign  to a text field, press the Alt key and the letter O key. 

Insert an at symbol (@)

  • Press the Alt key and the P key.

Insert a period (.)

  • Press the Alt key and the M key.

Insert a dash

  1. Press the Sym key.
  2. Scroll to and select and select the dash .
  3.  

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