At 08 Jun 2009 21:51:10 -0400 Fred wrote:
> I want to send a text message from my Blackberry Curve to an email address.
> I say text message because I have no data plan. The Curve does not seem
> let me put an email address on the to line. Help please. Is this a
> Blackberry problem or a texting limitation problem.
Both. A texting problem in that you can't send directly to an email
address with a text message. Instead, you send a specially formated text
to special "text to email" gateway set up by your carrier. It's also a
Blackberry problem in that most phones "figure out" what you're trying to
do and format the text automatically when you type an email address in the
I found this blog explaing how to do it on Cingular (presumably it hasn't
Send a text to 0000000000 (ten zeros), containing the email address to send
to, immediately followed by the subject in parentheses, a space, then the
message. If you don't need a subject (it all comes out of the 160-
character limit!) it's just email address, space, message.
I'm with T-Mobile, which is similar except we send the texts to "500", and
use pound signs ("#") around the subject instead of parentheses.