The LG EnV cellphone is a messaging phone designed to let users text quickly and efficiently. The device features two screens: one front-facing LCD screen and one larger LCD screen that is accessed by flipping the phone open. Some of the phone's settings can only be changed on the larger of the two screens, leaving EnV users with a broken flip screen to look for alternatives. If you want to delete the text message on your device, however, you can do so without the use of the flip screen.
AIM mobile applications let users sign in to their account from anywhere with data service. By default, your conversations are contained to the AIM application on your phone. Many phones, however, let you have incoming messages sent to the home screen in the form of a push notification, which will pop up similar to a text message. Any cellphone user can have IMs forwarded to her phone as a text.
The iPhone’s native text messaging tool has forwarding capabilities, but third-party apps are out there that can do it just as well, and sometimes with added features. A number of robust text messaging apps are available for download from the iTunes Store, and many are free.
By creating a text message group on your Samsung Omni smartphone, you can save yourself a lot of time when sending texts. When a group is created, you can send the same message to several contacts at once without the need to separately add each person's contact information to the text. The contact information for group members is not visible to others when you send a text.
Even without access to the Internet on a computer, you can still send money through Western Union. The company allows customers to set up money transfers by mobile phone. The transaction is completed using your Visa or MasterCard credit card. Money sent through your phone is available in the same amount of time as transfers conducted online. As of July 2011, there is not an additional transaction fee for sending money using your mobile phone.
The Samsung Reality is a touchscreen cell phone carried by Verizon Wireless. The Reality has three home screens that can be customized with choices in colors, wallpaper, fonts and font sizes. However, not all options are available for other screens displaying the Reality's numerous music, video and photo-sharing functions.
BlackBerry Desktop Manager is a free application published by Research in Motion used to manage BlackBerry devices. The application is used to control the operating system, applications and data on the smartphone or tablet and synchronize that data with the host computer. There are versions compatible with both Windows systems and Macintosh's OS X.
Apple's iPhone has changed the cellphone industry in two significant ways since the device was introduced in 2007. First, the iPhone has increased the popularity of smartphones, particularly by spawning thousands of applications and including powerful software to run the device. Second, cellphone manufacturers have placed a greater emphasis on designing phones that will appeal to consumers, rather than to the cellphone carriers that will sell the devices.
An electronic symbol is a graphical representation of a real and physical electrical entity, such as a resistor or a light emitting diode (LED). When designing electronic devices, engineers use electronic symbols to communicate the way in which the system operates. Televisions, like all other forms of high technology, are composed of fundamental electronic components. If you visit the Indian River State College website, there is a page of electrical symbols that you can use to identify the components inside your television.
BlackBerry smartphones include an auto-correct function, called AutoText, that fixes common errors while typing, such as spelling and grammar issues. For instance, if you end a sentence with a period, the next letter automatically capitalizes. This feature can cause some frustration if you want to leave the letter lower cased. There is, however, a way around this problem -- you can use your BlackBerry's shortcut keys or deletion options to leave a letter lower cased.
The Kindle e-reader allows you to protect and customize the shell of the device through the use of skins. A skin is a vinyl material that adheres to the Kindle. Skins can be purchased in various designs such as favorite sports teams, art, brands and more. Apply the skin to the Kindle correctly to ensure your device is protected.
Text messages, properly known as Short Message Service or SMS, are an increasingly popular means of communicating. Despite their popularity and convenience, SMS messages aren't perfect and have several drawbacks that make them less than ideal for certain situations.
When you send a text message from a Sprint phone, the message has your name and callback number attached so the recipient knows who to contact. If the name is wrong, or you are giving the phone to someone else, you will want to change it. The callback name setting is controlled by the settings in your Sprint account, not on your Instinct. In order to change the callback name for outgoing text messages, you will need to contact Sprint customer care. To change the name for incoming text messages, simply edit the contact information.
In a society driven by text messaging and online chatting, the need to express your emotions is greater than ever, since your voice's inflections and facial expressions can't do it for you. That's where emoticons come in. From providing a smile, a frown, a hug or a tear to handing over a rose or giving the comfort of a kitty cat, you can use keys on your keyboard to create emoticons to send to friends.
The Exclaim, or SPH-M550, is a touch-screen smartphone produced by Samsung. It features access to social networks, a built-in Web browser and a full-size QWERTY keyboard. Although you can't change the font size of the Exclaim's menus and interface, you can alter the font size of the Web browser. If the font is too large or too small for your eyes, change it to a manageable size from your browser's options menu.
CallerTunes is a paid add-on service available from T-Mobile that offers you the ability to download and install callbacks on your phone for a monthly subscription fee. Callbacks are music, sound effects or clips that callers will hear before you answer your T-Mobile phone. You can store up to 15 callbacks on your phone and choose from hundreds of callbacks available in T-Mobile's library. There is an additional charge for every callback you purchase using this service. Should you want to unsubscribe from this service, you need to call T-Mobile customer service.
If you make the switch from another kind of cellphone to a BlackBerry, it may take you a period of time to familiarize yourself with not only the BlackBerry's functions, but also its symbols. Though BlackBerry models have evolved throughout the phone's existence, the symbols have stayed similar, and navigating them will help you use your phone to its utmost potential.
The LG CU405 is part of the LG CU400 series of push-to-talk capable flip-style cellular phones with 3G data compatibility. The LG CU405 has built-in wireless Bluetooth, a speakerphone and quad-band GSM technology for roaming. This mobile phone has a host of basic features, including the ability to change the text size and color of the numbers that appear on the home screen when you make a phone call.
PC World called the Samsung Instinct a lower priced, less-functional alternative to the Apple iPhone. With the Samsung Instinct, you get many of the options you'll see on more expensive smartphone models, including SMS messaging options such as preset messages and message notification options. You can even set your text messages with a signature in the form of a callback number so all outgoing messages have your own personalized greeting.
Your BlackBerry smartphone's email application gives you a number of folders so that you can organize your email, but it doesn't provide a command to filter just your unread email. For anyone with a huge inbox, being able to scroll quickly through just the unread email could be a huge time-saver. Although a command may not exist, you can create a custom search to filter just the unread email and then assign that search to a hot key so that you can bring it up with the push of a button.
Obtaining a record of text messages from your cellular phone service provider is next to impossible, but getting the time and date text log is simple. Most service providers delete the text messages they have stored within a few days. They cannot recover or transcribe them. However, there are other ways to access the information, but be careful. Privacy laws may restrict your ability to legally access text messages or text logs that belong to someone else.
Many cell phones have built-in cameras. Users can quickly send pictures to various contacts through text messages. The process of sending pictures varies with different phone models, but there are a few tricks and tips to send pictures.
Important voice mail messages come around occasionally that you just have to save. Perhaps it's an important business message, or simply an adorable message from a young child that you never want to forget. Luckily, there are several methods for preserving these messages so that you can refer back to them for years to come.
In August 2010, Briton Melissa Thompson broke a Guinness World Record for writing a 160-letter, 26-word text message in 25.94 seconds. While testing texting speed is a game in itself, girls who don't have Thompson's speedy fingers can use their cellphones to play texting games to stave off boredom and connect with friends and possible dates.
Text messaging has become a fast and easy way to communicate by sending a short message from your cell phone to another person's cell phone. Text messaging is convenient when you are someplace where talking on your cell phone is not allowed such as a business meeting or a lobby in a doctor's office. You can also send and receive text messages called multi-media messages that may contain pictures, videos or documents depending upon the type of cell phone you or the receiver of the text may have.
Your BlackBerry device includes the Messenger application for texting. Messenger includes several standard emoticons. You can also get supplemental packs of BlackBerry Messenger emoticons through BlackBerry App World. Whenever you upgrade your BlackBerry's operating system is upgraded, the BlackBerry Messenger application is also upgraded; new and different icons often come along with your upgrade. You can get even more emoticons through third-party websites. Be cautious about downloading software from unknown sources.
MetroPCS phones feature the ability to connect to the Internet using a mobile Web browser and a MetroPCS data connection. Using the mobile Web browser, you can access your Hotmail messages on your MetroPCS device. MetroPCS includes unlimited cellular data on all available prepaid cellular service plans, at the time of this publication. Therefore, you will not have to pay data charges for accessing your Hotmail account on your MetroPCS phone.
Text messaging is frequently used in modern society as a form of communication. Cell-phone providers offer various plans for communicating through short text-only messages. Texting with friends and family can be convenient but also has disadvantages. Face-to-face communication offers more advantages in most situations.
If you've made a mistake by either saying something or doing something you shouldn't have, it's important that you apologize to those affected by your error in judgment. You can fix small mistakes with a simple apology, while bigger miscues might require additional restitution. It's ideal to apologize to the person you've wronged in person, but when that's not possible, you can do so via a text message. Keep the message brief, explain your error and ask forgiveness.
BlackBerry Messenger is the instant messaging application that enables BlackBerry users to communicate with one another. BlackBerry Messenger is installed by default along with the BlackBerry operating system. You can also get different symbols to add to the BlackBerry Messenger application. Locate a collection of symbols you would like to add to the application by searching on the Internet for freely available symbols or use a program such as Microsoft Word to type your selected symbols into a Word document. To get started, four easy symbols to use are the heard, club, diamond and spade (♥ ♣ ♠ ♦).
As a Frontier digital voice customer, you can arrange to have a copy of your voice mail messages automatically forwarded to your email account as a .wav file attachment. This feature is a part of Frontier's Message Center service. If Message Center is currently not a part of your Frontier phone plan, you will have to order the service and set it up before proceeding. In addition to automatically forwarding your voice mail messages to your email account, you can also manually send a copy of any of your voice mail messages to any email address you want.
Like other cell phone carriers, Sprint provides an MMS text message service, allowing users to send and receive text and multimedia messages. Using the account services on Sprint's website, you can check the contents of your text message inbox and permanently save messages you want to keep -- all without accessing your phone.
Text messaging, or short message service (SMS), is available on all mobile phones; any English-speaking person with a mobile device and good signal can send a short message. Text messaging has changed much of how we perceive human relations as well as the English language. However, disadvantages can arise from this latest phenomenon.
The Sony Ericsson W300i cell phone features a Walkman music player, so you can take your collection of songs with you nearly anywhere. To play music with the Walkman player, you must first transfer songs from your computer to the phone. This is possible with the included Disc2Phone software. Once the software is installed, you can transfer and listen to a variety of music formats, such as MP3, AAC, MIDI and WAV.
On the Samsung Reality SCH-U820, you can set a signature on your outgoing messages. If you have already set a signature and want to make it longer, you can change it through the phone's menu system. The Samsung Reality limits you to a maximum of 15 characters for the signature, including spaces. This is because the maximum character limit of a text message is 160 characters. The longer the signature, the fewer characters you have for the message.
The capacity to leave voicemail messages on your BlackBerry allows you to later get in touch with people whose calls you missed. If you want to record these messages and save them for later use, though, it can be difficult to directly export them from the phone. However, if you route your BlackBerry through a computer, you'll be able to record and save these messages for later.
The firewall on a BlackBerry Bold blocks specific types of incoming messages, such as text messages, picture messages, PIN messages and emails. You can turn off the firewall for certain types of messages, or disable it altogether, as long as the BlackBerry does not have an IT policy blocking you from disabling it. Use the Security Options menu to disable the BlackBerry firewall.
A MetroPCS customer with texting capabilities can receive a text message from a computer. You can send a text to your friends from your email account. The message is received as a normal text and is delivered within the same amount of time. The text is sent to the MetroPCS customer's cell phone email address. The email address is unique for each MetroPCS customer and depends on the cell phone number.
Checking messages on your Cricket Wireless phone can help you stay in the loop with friends and family. Whenever you receive a new text, multimedia or voicemail message, a notification appears on your phone's home screen. An audible notification is also played. Most Cricket Wireless phones group text and multimedia messages together for easy access. An active subscription is necessary to check your Cricket voicemail messages. Depending on the model of your phone, the steps may slightly vary.
If you need to reach several people at once and want to avoid the hassle of typing a separate text message for each person, you can send a group text message from your LG enV mobile phone. A group text sends out the same message to multiple people, but when a recipient replies to the message, the reply is only sent to your mobile phone. Depending on your mobile phone plan, you may incur a charge for each text message sent to each group member.
Of all the features offered by mobile phones on the market in 2011, text messaging is one that most users can't do without. If messaging is important to you, the Samsung Instinct HD may be the phone for you. Released in 2009, the Instinct HD is part of the company's extensive line of smartphones and comes with a variety of features, including a built-in digital camera, GPS system and multiple messaging formats, collectively known as text messages.
HTC's G1 was one of the earlier Google Android operating system phones and was branded by T-Mobile in the United States. The device used a 528-MHz Qualcomm processor and had a 3.2-inch TFT-LCD display. Multiple forms of messaging are available with this phone, including Short Messaging Service text messaging, sometimes called SMS; instant messaging and email messages. Limitations of the number of characters that may be entered, however, prevents signatures with SMS text messages. Signatures may be automatically appended to every email message that you send.
Emoticons are used in text messages to convey feelings of love, anger, silliness, happiness, sadness and just about any other emotion you might feel. Emoticons often accompany text in text messages, however you may also send them on your own. When you are including emoticons in text messages, the emoticons are built by using text to look like the emotions you are feeling. Of course, you have to turn your head sideways to see this.
Your mobile telephone service provider may comply with you if you need to retrieve deleted text messages for a court case. Obtaining your text messages takes some patience and persistence. Your mobile provider may feel that it is right to protect the privacy of the recipient in the text conversation. In the case that your mobile provider does not help you, get a court order or ask law enforcement to intervene. These are the only legal alternatives for retrieving text messages for court cases.
Communicating through text technology these days is easy. You can send a text message or a multi-media message from your cell phone to someone else's cell phone with a few quick clicks. The busy person on the go or a business person who needs to send documents to co-workers can do so easily, provided the receiver's cell phone has the capability to receive documents, such as PDF files. Text messaging rates are per-text message or MMS messages, depending on your text message plan. If you often send text messages, set up a monthly plan where you pay a flat rate…
The power button on your cell phone is either a distinct key, or a shared function key. Phones that have a shared function button almost always have the Power and End Call functions on the same key. You press and release the key to end a call or return to the main menu, and press and hold the key to turn the phone off or on. Phones with full QWERTY keyboards sometimes have more than one power button. One button is on the outside of the phone, and the other is on the keyboard.
Your Motorola Razr phone stores both sent and received text messages on the phone, and if you do not occasionally clear out your messages you may encounter storage space or performance issues. The Motorola Razr allows you to delete text messages on an individual or mass basis, so you can choose which text messages to save, or clear all of them at once.
The SanDisk Sansa c150 is a basic audio player that includes 2 gigabytes of storage capacity, allowing you to add approximately 500 songs -- depending on the size of the files -- to the device. Windows Media Player includes a built-in synchronizing feature that can be used to transfer songs to the Sansa c150. Though the Sansa c150 only supports MP3 and WMA files, Windows Media Player can automatically convert other audio types into a compatible format with the Sansa c150.
Before selecting a new cellphone, you must determine how you intend to use the phone. If you want mobile Internet access or touch screen capabilities, an entry-level phone may not offer the best solution. Taking the time to compare the different phone styles before making your purchase allows you to select the right model to meet your needs.
A Gmail message to a mobile phone is sent as a text message using the phone's SMS gateway. The SMS gateway is similar to the domain in an email address. The gateway varies by mobile service provider. Even though the use of Gmail is free, the recipient of your message may incur a charge for receiving the message.
As a MetroPCS user, you can send email messages from your Gmail account to your mobile phone. Emailing your phone is a good way to forward important messages to yourself. Although the use of Gmail is free, you may incur a fee for receiving the email message on your MetroPCS phone. Gmail messages longer than 160 characters are delivered in several text messages.
Using your BlackBerry you can import symbols to use in your messages to friends and family to make them more interesting. Some symbols you can send to yourself include the playing card symbols of a heart, club, spade or diamond. Although you cannot type the symbols directly on your BlackBerry, you can import them to your device by using email and saving them as an AutoText entry.
With a text, it's easy to give directions or tell someone to call you, without wasting minutes on your phone plan. However, depending on your plan, each text sent to your iPhone will cost you. If you want to prevent any texts from reaching your iPhone, you will need to contact customer service to do so. If you decide you want to reactivate text messaging, you will need to repeat the process, only asking them to reinstate text messaging instead of deactivating it.
Sending a text by email to a MetroPCS phone may seem difficult. The process is much simpler than it might seem. Your friend's MetroPCS phone actually has its own email address, and an email sent to this address goes to his phone as a text message.
Verizon Wireless will charge cancellation fees if you terminate your service before the end of your contract. These fees may be in the hundreds of dollars depending on your plan's specifications and the amount of time remaining on your contract. Cancellation fees will also vary depending on the type of phone that you had been using on Verizon's network.
Adding a signature to your outgoing text messages on your RAZR phone gives texts a personalized touch. The signature is automatically attached to your messages. You can opt for any text, including your name, to use as your signature. Signatures longer than 20 characters deduct from the 160 characters you are allotted for text messages. The signature feature may be turned off at anytime from within your phone's settings.
Text and email messages are an easy way to communicate with friends, business associates and family partners. Text and email messages have also become the primary means of communicating for many people. As such, the ability to customize text and email message settings has become more important to those who find that they use their texting applications and email inboxes frequently. One popular setting users change is the ability to view messages with the unread displayed first--an easy and common setting to alter.
Dialing a phone number that uses letter--or vanity numbers--can be complicated with some QWERTY keyboard phones. Many--but not all--of these phones have a function that automatically converts the letters to numbers. This leaves you a couple of options: either locate the function for your phone if it has it, or have a legend available to use for when you run into these situations. Tuck the legend into your wallet, so it is always with you.
Your iPhone is a messaging powerhouse that allows you to check your email on the go. Not only does the iPhone allow you to check email, but you can manage multiple email accounts from your Mail application. When you have unread email, the "Mail" icon shows a badge with the number of unread emails. Once you open your unread mail, this badge disappears from view.
Verizon Wireless cellphones are capable of sending and receiving Short Message Service (SMS) messages to other mobile devices. It is also possible to forward a text message you received from a friend, family member or business associate to another recipient. The process may slightly vary, depending on what model cellphone or smartphone you own, but the goal is the same. You will need to use the built-in messaging system and enter the recipient contact details to forward your text.
Most cellphone carriers will retain subscribers' text message data for a short period of time, usually for about a week or two. However, given the vast amount of text messaging data sent over carriers' networks, carriers can only keep text messages for a short amount of time because of storage space limitations. Some law enforcement agencies have asked carriers to keep text message data longer for criminal investigation purposes.
Many cellular phones retain a history of the Short Messaging Service (SMS) messages, or texts, that you have sent. The texts are retained in a folder hierarchy that includes the "Inbox," "Outbox" and "Drafts." Incoming messages are also retained unless they are deleted by you. You can look up your text history in a few simple steps.
The Sony Ericsson W300i is a portable walkman and cell phone. With this phone, you can listen to your favorite songs and watch your favorite videos. Unlocking songs on your Sony Ericsson phone is quite simple. If you know how to work an ordinary walkman, then you will know how to use this phone. It only takes a few pushes of a button. You may choose to play some or all of your songs.
iPhones are convenient for checking your email while on the go, especially since you can link your phone to your Outlook account and have work or personal email at hand when you need it. Even if you've read a mail, you might want to mark it as unread again. Whether this is to remind yourself to look at it later or to alert others sharing the email account to the fact that it needs to be read, you can mark the email as unread on your iPhone and it will appear that way the next time you view it in…
Short Message Service, or SMS, is also known as text messaging from cell phones. These messages allow people to communicate quickly back and forth. Setting up a text message will vary depending on the phone you have. There are a few basic steps though. If you want to set up an apology, that will depend on what you need to apoligize for and what your relationship with the other person is.
Size is one of the criteria that people use when purchasing mobile phones. Although a hard case is arguably the best way to protect a mobile phone, some people do not want to protect their phones with anything that would add bulk to a device that they purchased for its thin design. A cellphone skin is a compromise; it adds a measure of protection to a phone without increasing its thickness or weight.
Any saved email messages on your BlackBerry can take up memory. You can clear out email through the "Menu" key's "Delete" option. You have the choice to clear out however many you want to and keep any that are important to you. If you are selling your phone or upgrading it, you can also delete all of the email messages on the phone.
Every BlackBerry device has an eight-digit alphanumeric personal identification number, or PIN, which the BlackBerry network uses to ensure that information goes to the correct device. Usually your device handles everything about your PIN without you needing to know or care, unless you need to send your PIN to someone else through a text message. Since PINs are difficult to remember, the BlackBerry operating system contains an autotext command, which lets you enter a simple command that the device will automatically change to your PIN. If the standard autotext command isn't working, you can set up an additional autotext command…
Text messaging allows you to communicate discreetly with family, friends or other cell phone users, without talking on the phone. On some cell phones, you can even opt to add a personalized signature with witty phrases or your company's motto to all outgoing text messages. You can add a signature to your text messages in a matter of minutes.
The Motorola V3 is a flip phone with the capability of adding an automatic signature to the bottom of text messages. Some carriers have disabled this function, because of the short character limit for SMS messages. The RAZR is a slim clam shell style phone that popularized the thin trend for cell phones when it was released in the mid 2000s. This phone was offered by many different carriers, under several model variations.
The text messaging service found on a cellphone is similar to email service in several ways. Both, for example, allow users to add a signature to each outgoing message. When you add a signature to your text message, the wording you choose appears at the bottom of each message sent. This is especially convenient if you use text messaging to communicate with work contacts or other people who are not your close friends, as the signature will make it immediately clear who sent the message.
You can find and review unread text messages on the BlackBerry Bold with just a few clicks. Text and other messages that you receive are grouped together on the phone. When a text is received, you will receive notification. If you do not review the incoming message at that time, you can still determine which messages are unread when reviewing messages. As you unread messages, their status is automatically changed.
BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, is a instant messaging application made specifically for BlackBerry devices. A BBM user can share instant messages with any other BlackBerry user, regardless of what cellular carrier they are using. Starting with BMM version 5.0, you can create groups in the application, which allow you to share a message or hold a conversation with multiple people at once. If you get tired of a particular BBM group, there is a menu command that allows you to exit it.
Apple iPhone's email feature allows users to set up email accounts from various hosts to work with their devices. Once an email address is set up and configured to work on an iPhone, the user is able to send and receive messages and attachments to other email addresses. iPhone email also provides users the ability to forward and delete messages, as well as mark messages as unread. Marking a message as unread causes the message to appear as new in the email list.
If you want to share a funny or informative text message with someone, do so by forwarding the message to her. Forwarding is the easiest way to send a pre-typed message to someone else. There is no need to copy the text and create a new message when you can forward the text directly from your Motorola Backflip phone.
Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is a body that strives to establish mobile marketing policies and guidelines that are in line with consumer needs, thus enabling marketers to get the most out of their marketing efforts. MMA requires mobile marketers to offer complete control to customers in deciding which SMS messages they wish to receive. Customers must also be offered a clear and simple way of unsubscribing from any messages that they do not wish to receive. In compliance with MMA guidelines, marketers offer users the option to unsubscribe from SMS using shortcodes "STOP," "QUIT," "CANCEL," "END" and "UNSUBSCRIBE." Any of…
Slim in stature and sporting a 2.6-inch screen, the LG eV3 VX9200 is a cell phone that comes with a compact QWERTY keyboard ideal for sending text messages. If you have text messages you have already read, delete them from your phone. Deleting unnecessary text messages not only frees up your phone's memory, it also leaves your inbox organized and free of clutter.
If you're willing to pay to transfer your voice mail messages to a CD or tape, you can use a third-party production service such as CBW Productions. But if you want to perform the task yourself, there are a few ways you can go about it. If you subscribe to AT&T's U-verse Voice or Unified Messaging phone service and you own a BlackBerry or iPhone, you may use AT&T's Voicemail Viewer app to send your voice mail message to a computer. Alternatively, you can use a telephone recording adapter to dub the messages into the computer. Then burn the messages…
BeeJive is a mobile instant messaging application that connects to popular instant messaging protocols including GTalk, AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Facebook and Jabber. Copying and Pasting is the process of duplicating text between forms, sharing the same story amongst your open chats, for example. Using the copy and paste functionality within the BeeJive IM application is simple.
RIM released the BlackBerry 8700G in 2006 as the successor to its 7200 series of devices. The BlackBerry 8700G lets you carry around important information, like addresses and telephone numbers, offering a full QWERTY keyboard to create messages and email. If you want to pass your 8700G on to someone else, erase all this information completely from the device. All modern BlackBerry devices, including the 8700G, have a menu command that will erase all user information.
If you receive a call on your land-line telephone, the caller's name and phone number will be revealed on your caller ID. With calls from cell phones, however, the number may appear without the name. Fortunately, there are still a few methods you can use to determine who the caller is without having to return his call.
Performing a master reset on a Motorola i530 through Sprint allows the user to reset all the features of the phone back to the factory settings. This feature deletes all data including call timers, messages and contacts providing a blank slate for the phone. Upon resetting the phone, the user will be required to enter all the basic information such as contacts back into the phone. This is also a function that should be performed before selling the phone.
Messenger service allows you to connect with friends and family directly from your LG Spyder 2 mobile phone. Messenger service requires that you have access to mobile Web in order to access the service. Alltel offers you the ability to download messenger service directly to your phone. In order to download this service you must have access to Alltel messages or Web service.
Generally, a text message is delivered as soon as you send it from your cell phone. However, there are times when the message fails to be sent instantly. This may happen because the phone is in an area with little to no network coverage. For prepaid phones, if your phone runs out of credit, the text message will again fail to deliver. As such, if you are sending a text message, especially an important one, you should consider checking its status to confirm that the message has been sent to its intended recipient.
The Sony Ericsson W300i is a flip phone released for AT&T wireless customers in 2006. The W300i needs a SIM card to operate since AT&t uses GSM technology. The phone connects to the 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 GSM frequencies. The W300i has a 1.3-megapixel digital camera, an FM radio and Edge Internet connectivity.
The iPhone 4 features a new group text messaging feature. This feature allows you to send a single text message to multiple contacts. You can send the group message to up to 100 recipients, and your cellular service provider will bill the group text message as a single text message. To send a group message on your iPhone 4, you will need to activate the Group Messaging feature.
Amazon broke into the e-book reader market in 2007 with their new handheld Kindle. Amazon designed the Kindle to offer users a comfortable reading experience, as well as give them the ability to shop for and purchase books when away from the computer. The unique features of the Kindle have made it the number one e-reader on the market, according to a Change Wave survey conducted in 2010.
There are many perks to using your phone company's voice mail service, as opposed to an answering machine, to capture messages from missed called. For one thing you don't have to maintain any hardware. It's all handled by your phone company. The downside of using voice mail as opposed to an answering machine is that you have to manually create a hard copy of any message you want to keep. This task is made relatively simple with the use of a device called a telephone recording adapter.
When you want to send a text message to a MetroPCS phone but don't have a cell phone nearby, you can use the web to send text messages. Even if you do have your phone with you, it's easier to type text messages on a full keyboard instead of a phone's tiny keypad. There are numerous services that will allow you to send text messages to any United States carrier for free, including MetroPCS.
You can disable content protection on your BlackBerry Curve 8530 through the "General Settings" menu. The BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a multimedia phone released in 2009 that offers mobile email, Wi-Fi and mobile games, as well as mobile apps. Content protection is used to block information from arriving onto your BlackBerry. If you want to decide what can and can't come through on your phone, you can disable content protection in a few steps.
If you want to tell a friend how much you care, consider sending a friendship SMS message. A friendship SMS is a short message that consists of a poem, phrase or quote that shows deep appreciation and gratitude for your friend. You can send these types of messages when your friend is feeling down, or if you both had a recent fall out. If you are not sure what to include in a friendship SMS, you can gather ideas from the Internet.
Orange is a cellular service provider in the United Kingdom. Orange allows its customers to send 30 text messages without cost using an Online text messaging system. After 30 text messages, Orange charges you the regular text messaging rate based on your cellular service plan. To send text messages using this Online system, you will need access your Orange Online account.
MetroPCS is a cell phone company that provides its customers various voice and text messaging packages. Each MetroPCS phone has the capability to send and receive unlimited text messages -- which is included even in the lowest price package. Newer and older model phones have varying processes to execute this task.
The cellphone revolution is upon us, with many using these portable devices to keep their lives in order. If you own a cellphone, you know the importance of keeping it fully charged. The term "standby time" may mean nothing to you, but this is an important factor in keeping your cellphone alive.
Cell phones with text messaging capabilities provide a fast way to send messages to other cell phone users or messages to social networking sites, such as Twitter. To stay within the 160-character limit for most text messaging applications, users employ a set of common but always-evolving abbreviations that regularly make their way into the larger American culture as well.
Your BlackBerry smartphone's design lets you manage your email, text and multimedia messages by providing you with one unified inbox for all of these events. This unified inbox can also help you clear out all of the messages at once, without removing any other information from your device. Each BlackBerry device provides a menu option to remove any messages prior to a certain, selected date.
The way in which you and those around you communicate continues to develop alongside the advancement of communication tools. You may receive text messages and emails that look as if they've been written in code or perhaps another language. These acronyms are often used to relay quick emotions. If you do not like to send or receive acronyms, you can always text DUNA, or "don't use no acronyms," to whomever you're speaking with.
Your iPhone comes with a handy copy/paste tool to help you quickly copy text into emails or other applications. This feature allows you to send information quickly without having to re-type it using the small keyboard. To copy and email your text messages, you need to open your texting application and copy the message. You then need to open your mail program and paste it into a new email.
Phone text messages are limited to 160 characters. Since there's no room to write a novel, sometimes people need to get creative or use symbols to get their emotions across. You can express sadness in a text message by using the sad face emoticon. Emoticons are faces or expressions made up of ANSI symbols. They can be created on just about any phone, even phones that do not have a full keyboard.
Messaging between mobile phones has become an increasingly popular method of communication. Even if you prefer to talk on the phone, it helps to know how to look at the messages sent to you. In the event of an emergency, text messaging might be the only way for a loved one to reach you. Fortunately, it only takes a capable phone and a little practice before you get the hang of reading messages from people.