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Set up your phone for text messaging : BlackBerry Q5

A text message is a message that can be sent to other mobile phones. Your phone can send and receive text messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM. If this isn't the case, you can set up your phone for text messaging manually.

1. Find "SMS"

Slide your finger left across the display to open the main menu.
Press Text Messages.
Press the dots.
Press Settings.
Press Text Messages.
Press SMS.

2. Save the message centre number

Press the settings icon.
Press the field below "Service Centre Address" and key in +254722500029

3. Select data bearer

Press the drop down list below "Routing Preference".
Press Circuit Switched Preferred.

4. Select message type

Press the drop down list below "Send Text-Only Messages as".
Press SMS.

5. Save settings

Press the save icon.

6. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
BlackBerry Q5
BlackBerry Q5