To perform this task,
BlackBerry smartphone must use a SIM card, and your wireless
service provider must set up your SIM card with a cell broadcast channel or
provide you with the ID for a cell broadcast channel.
Depending on your
wireless service provider and the wireless network that your smartphone is
connected to, this feature might not be supported.
On the home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
Settings > Cell Broadcasting.
Select the Enable
Cell Broadcasting checkbox.
- If one or more
cell broadcast channels appear on the screen, select the checkbox beside the
- If no cell
broadcast channels appear on the screen, highlight the
Empty field. Press the key >
Add Channel. Type the channel ID and a
Select the checkbox beside a language.
To turn off cell broadcasting, clear the
Enable Cell Broadcasting checkbox. Before you
turn off cell broadcasting, verify that your wireless service provider does not
use cell broadcasting to manage services, such as preferred rates, based on