Messaging (SMS/MMS): T-Mobile Sparq

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the T-Mobile Sparq. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

To block incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) or mark them as spam, follow these steps:

 

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Unblock messages from a number

To allow incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) from a number you blocked, follow these steps:

 

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu button.
  2. Scroll to and select Messages.
  3. Press the Options button (left convenience key)
  4. Scroll to and select Settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Text message.
  6. Scroll to and select Profile Settings.
  7. Highlight T-Mobile and press the Options button (left convenience key).
  8. Scroll to and select Edit.
  9. Scroll to and edit the SMSC to +12063130004
  10. Press the OK button (left convenience key).
  11. Verify that T-Mobile is selected, if not use the center select key to activate.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Scroll to and select the conversation containing the MMS message you want to delete.
  4. Scroll to the MMS message you want to delete.
  5. Select Options.
  6. Select Delete.
  7. Select Yes.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Scroll to and select the conversation containing the message you want to delete.
  4. Scroll to the message you want to delete.
  5. Select Options.
  6. Select Delete.
  7. Select Yes.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll and select Messages.
  3. Scroll and select on the new message.
  4. Press View.
  5. Once the slideshow has completed, press Options.
  6. Scroll and select Save objects.
  7. Select Ok.

 

 

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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. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Select Write msg.
  4. Press Directory.
  5. Scroll and select To group.
  6. Choose group name.
  7. Press Ok.

 

 

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. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Select Write msg.
  4. Enter the recipient’s phone number or select from the Directory.
  5. Scroll down to the message field.
  6. Select Options.
  7. Scroll down to and select Add picture.
  8. Select Take picture.
  9. Frame the subject.
  10. Select the Camera icon to take the picture.
  11. Select the Back icon.
  12. Enter a message, if desired.
  13. Select Send.

 

 

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. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Select Write msg.
  4. Enter the recipient’s phone number or select from the Directory.
  5. Scroll down to the message field.
  6. Select Options.
  7. Scroll down to and select Add picture.
  8. Select My pictures.
  9. Select from the following options:
    • My images
    • My creations
    • Phone
    • Memory card
  10. Navigate to the desired picture and select OK.
  11. Enter a message, if desired.
  12. Select Send.

 

 

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