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Set the importance level for text messages that you send

If you change the importance level for text messages, a high priority indicator high priority indicator or low priority indicator low priority indicator appears on your BlackBerry® smartphone beside every text message that you send. If the recipient's device model and messaging application supports importance levels for messages, the importance level will also be indicated to the recipient.

Before you begin:

Depending on your wireless service provider, the Priority field might not be available.

  1. On the Home screen, click the Text Messages icon.
  2. Press the Menu key > Options.
    • To set the importance level for text messages, in the SMS Text section, change the Priority field.
    • To set the importance level for text messages with an attachment, in the MMS section, in the Message Filtering section, change the Importance field.
  3. Press the Menu key > Save.

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