Messaging (SMS/MMS): BlackBerry Bold 9780

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the BlackBerry Bold 9780. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

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Unblock messages from a number

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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 key.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Options.
  4. Scroll to and select SMS Text.
  5. Scroll to Service Center.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Scroll to and select Clear Field.
  8. Enter +12063130004.
  9. Press the Touchpad.
  10. Select Save.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

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

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

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

 

 

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, scroll to and select Messages.
  2. Scroll to and select the desired message thread.
  3. Highlight the picture.
  4. Press the Menu key.
  5. Scroll to and select View.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Scroll to and select Save Image.
  8. From the drop-down menu, choose the location to save the image to.
  9. Scroll to and select 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. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Messages.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Compose SMS Text.
  4. At To, enter the name or phone number of the contact.
  5. Scroll to and select the contact.
  6. If necessary, select the desired number.
  7. Scroll to and select OK.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 to add additional contacts.
  9. Enter a message.
  10. Press the Touchpad.
  11. Select Send.

 

 

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, press Right Convenience key on the side of the device.
  2. Record your picture or video.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Scroll to and select Send As MMS.
  5. 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:
  6. Scroll to and select [Use Once].
  7. Select Phone.
  8. Enter the phone number.
  9. Press the Menu key.
  10. Select Continue.
  11. Enter the text of your message.
  12. Press the Menu key.
  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, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Media.
  3. Scroll to and select Videos or Pictures.
  4. Highlight the desired picture or video.
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Scroll to and select Send As 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. Enter the text of your message.
  14. Press the Menu key.
  15. Select Send.

 

 

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