his section describes the features about Short Message Service under the
The Short Message Service (SMS) allows you to send or receive text messages
to or from other mobile phones. You can store, edit and forward messages as well
as save any of the numbers, mail addresses, web site addresses they may
These SMS are stored on the phone memory; they may also be stored in the
SIM card if they are sent by a service provider.
You can also access the Messages menu by pressing and holding the [Mail] softkey from the
Please refer to the MMS and Mail sections (page31 and page37) for full information on MMS
Contents of the Messages menu
Your phone enable you to manage three message types: SMS,MMS and e-mails. A summary
of unread message is displayed in the Messages menu for your quick access.
To select one of these message types:
Press the [Menu/T9] key. Select
A number is displayed on the SMS and MMS and e-mail lines, on the right of the screen. It
indicates the number of unread received messages in the corresponding Inbox folder.
Reading a received SMS message
When the phone receives an SMS message, a new SMS alert beep or melody sounds and
is displayed on the Standby display. The message is automatically stored in the phone or in the
SIM card. A flashing
any further messages. Delete messages to allow new messages to be delivered.
to read new messages (from the standby display only).
Numbers & addresses
or store the mail or web address contained in the message text. All the message characters
that are displayed between «» can also be stored on your phone).
1. According to the selected item, another Options list may be available so that you can proceed with the action.
2. If you select a melody as a new SMS alert (please see "Melodies", page 74), press the [OK] key to acknowl-
edge receipt of the new incoming SMS and to stop the melody.
Reading stored SMS messages
Press the [Menu/T9] key. Select Messages. Or press and hold the
Use the arrow key to scroll up and down and access the message you want to read.
Unread messages are indicated by the
read are indicated by
Moving messages to SIM
It is possible to move a message from the Inbox or the Outbox to the SIM memory. However,
according to the message size, the message may be truncated (the 160 first characters only are
moved to the SIM memory). The sending date (for sent messages) and the 'Copy to' addressees
are lost when moving the message to the SIM memory.
indicates that the SIM or the phone memory are full and cannot store
to View, Reply,
(to store or call the number(s) contained in the SMS header or text,
to read the message text.
icon + bold text. Messages that have already been
to display the message list.