Thursday, January 8

How to Solve Text Message (SMS) Problem

Short Message Service (SMS) is a text messaging service component of handset, web, or mobile communication systems which use standardized communications protocols to allow fixed line or mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages.

On every handset, there is a configuration that enables the mobile phone users to send and receive text messages consisting of up to 160 characters per page. Nevertheless, it is possible to face the problem of inability to send or receive text messages if the "message centre service number" has been mistakenly deleted or altered.


To solve text message (SMS) problem, just follow these five (5) simple steps:
Step 1
Press or go to Menu

Step 2
Scroll to Messaging or Messages

Step 3
Search and select Message Settings

Step 4
Select and input the appropriate SMS or Message Centre Number among the Service Centre Numbers listed below according to your network service:
Centre Name     Centre Number
~ Airtel               +2348020000009
~ MTN                 +234803000000
~ GLO                  +2348050001501
~ Etisalat            +2348090001518

Step 5
Press OK or SAVE

You can now send and receive SMS or text message as you wish. Meanwhile, do not forget that there are some phones with automatic message settings.

Menu >> Messaging >> More >> Message Settings >> Text Messages >> SIM 1 or SIM 2 (select whichever you want to set) >> Message Centre >> Input the appropriate Centre Name and Centre Number >> Save

Menu >> Messages >> Message Settings >> Sending Profile >> Select any Profile of your choice >> Message Centre Number >> Input the appropriate Centre Number >> Press OK

NOTE: Check if "Message Sent As" has already been set to "text", if not change it to TEXT.

Menu >> Message >> Write Message >> Options >> Settings >> SMS >> SIM 1 or SIM 2 Msg Centre (select whichever you want to set) >> Input the appropriate Centre Number >> Press OK

Menu >> Messages >> Messaging Settings >> Text Messages >> Send Settings >> Service Centre >> Input the appropriate Centre Number >> Save

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