Send, Receive, or Delete a Text Message (SMS) with the AT&T Z221

Send, Receive, or Delete a Text Message (SMS) with the AT&T Z221


Advisory

IMPORTANT: Standard Text Messaging charges apply.

Instructions

AT&T Z221 Keypad Layout 

 
Send SMS
  1. From the standby screen, press Menu.


  2. Select Messaging.


  3. Select Create Message.


  4. To send to a recipient not in the Address Book:
    1. Manually enter the number to send to.
           
      • If sending a message to a number within the U.S., use the mandatory 10-digit pattern (Example: "4075551212").
      • If sending a message to an international number, enter "011" or enter a "+" followed by the correct country code and number.

  5. To send to a recipient stored in the Address Book:
    1. Select Contacts.   


         
    2. Highlight the desired recipient(s), and select Check.  


    3. Once all desired recipients are Checked, select Done.  


       
  6. Enter the desired body of the message, then select Send.


Receive SMS

  1. To read a message when it first arrives:
    1. Press View.  Press the Back to dismiss the notification. The message will be displayed.
       

  2. To read a message later:
    1. From the standby screen, press Menu.


    2. Select Messaging.


    3. Select Inbox.


    4. Highlight the desired message and press Select.


    5. The message will be displayed.


Delete SMS

  1. From the standby screen, select Menu.


  2. Select Messaging.


  3. Select Inbox.


  4. Highlight the desired message, then select Options.


  5. Select Delete.


  6. Select the desired delete options.



  7. Scroll to and Check each desired message to delete. 


  8. Once all desired messages have been checked, select Done.


  9. Select Yes to confirm deletion.

 Unable to send or receive SMS

  1. Verify that the message center number is programmed correctly.
  2. Verify that SMS blocking and other dialing restrictions are disabled.
  3. Power the device off and back on.
  4. Attempt to send or receive a text message again.
  5. If further assistance is needed, please contact Customer Care.

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