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Allow SMS IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether a user can send SMS text messages.

Default value

The default value is Yes.


Change this rule to No to prevent a user from sending SMS text messages.

Changing this rule to No does not prevent a user from receiving SMS text messages.


To block incoming SMS text messages, in the Security policy group, configure the Firewall Block Incoming Messages IT policy rule.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry® device
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ versions 1.2, 2.0, 2.1, 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 3.6
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®, or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for Novell® GroupWise®


The BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® supports this rule in BlackBerry Device Software version 4.0 or later.


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