Send / Receive Text Messages

Send Messages

You can send and receive messages with your plan. Each plan will allow you send/receive up to 1000 free SMS messages. Customers exceeding their allotment of free text messages may incur minute deductions.

  1. With your SafeLink Wireless phone on, press the key below the word "Message", located to the right of the display.

  2. "Create Message" should be highlighted. Press SELECT.

  3. "To" will appear highlighted. Press CHANGE.

  4. Enter the cellular number you wish to send a text message to and press OK.

  5. "Msg" will appear highlighted. Press CHANGE.

  6. Using your keypad, enter your message or press INSERT to select and insert a quick note message and press OK.

  7. Press the key below the word "DONE"

  8. "Send Message Now" will appear on your screen. Press YES to send the message. Otherwise, press NO.

Receive Messages

You can send and receive messages with your plan. Each plan will allow you send/receive up to 1000 free SMS messages. Customers exceeding their allotment of free text messages may incur minute deductions.

When you receive a text message, your phone will display the indicator and a "New Inbox Message" notification, and gives an alert.

  1. Press READ to open the message.

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  2. With your SafeLink Wireless phone on, press the key below the word "Message," located to the right of the display.

  3. Using your arrow keys, go to "Text Msgs" and press SELECT.

  4. Highlight the message you would like to see and press READ. Your message will be displayed on your screen.

     

If reminders are turned on, your phone sends you an occasional reminder until you close the new message notification, read the message, or turn off your phone.

When your phone displays "Memory is Full!" you must delete some existing message to receive new messages.