Receive text messages from your BlackBerry Messenger contacts in BlackBerry Messenger

You can receive text messages from and send text messages to BlackBerry Messenger contacts in BlackBerry Messenger. This feature allows you to send and receive text messages and instant messages from one application.

Depending on your wireless service plan or organization, this feature might not be supported. Extra fees might apply for sending or receiving text messages.

Before you begin: To perform this task, your BlackBerry® device must be running BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0 or later, and you must have linked a BlackBerry® Messenger contact with a contact who has a phone number in the Contacts application.
  1. On the Home screen or in the Instant Messaging folder, click the BlackBerry Messenger icon.
  2. On the contact list screen, press the Menu key.
  3. Click Options.
  4. Select the Show Text Messages From Contacts Linked With BlackBerry Contacts check box.
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Click Save.

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