Set up picture messaging

Picture messages can contain text, pictures and sounds.

You can only send picture messages to phones which support picture messaging or to email addresses.

Follow these instructions to select settings for picture messaging on your BlackBerry Curve 8520.

  1. Find MMS
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key
    Scroll to MMS and press the Navigation key

  2. Select setting
    Highlight one of the following options:
    Multimedia Reception, go to a
    Automatic Retrieval, go to b
    Allow Delivery Confirmation, go to c
    Allow Read Confirmation, go to d
    Confirm Delivery, go to e
    Confirm Read, go to f
    Reject Anonymous Messages, go to g
    Reject Advertisements, go to h

    a) Multimedia Reception
    Press the Navigation key
    Highlight Always, Never or Home Only and press the Navigation key

    b) Automatic Retrieval
    Press the Navigation key
    Highlight Always, Never or Home Only and press the Navigation key

    c) Allow Delivery Confirmation
    Press the Navigation key to activate or deactivate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

    d) Allow Read Confirmation
    Press the Navigation key to activate or deactivate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

    e) Confirm Delivery
    Press the Navigation key to activate or deactivate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

    f) Confirm Read
    Press the Navigation key to activate or deactivate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

    g) Reject Anonymous Messages
    Press the Navigation key to activate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

    h) Reject Advertisements
    Press the Navigation key to activate the function
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked, the function is activated

  3. Save settings
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Save and press the Navigation key

  4. Exit
    Press Disconnect to return to standby mode.
Last updated: 31/12/2018
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