Nokia 5228 - Write and send messages

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Write and send messages

Select Menu > Messaging.

Important: Exercise caution when opening messages. Messages may contain

malicious software or otherwise be harmful to your device or PC.
Before you can create a multimedia message or write a mail, you must have the

correct connection settings defined.
The wireless network may limit the size of MMS messages. If the inserted picture

exceeds this limit, the device may make it smaller so that it can be sent by MMS.
Only devices that have compatible features can receive and display multimedia

messages. The appearance of a message may vary depending on the receiving

Check the size limit of mail messages with your service provider. If you attempt to

send a mail message that exceeds the size limit of the mail server, the message is

left in the Outbox folder, and the device attempts to resend it periodically. Sending

a mail requires a data connection, and continuous attempts to resend the mail may

incur charges from your service provider. In the Outbox folder, you can delete such

a message or move it to the Drafts folder.
Messaging requires network services.


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Send a text or multimedia message — Select New message.
Send an audio or mail message — Select Options > Create message, and the

relevant option.
Select recipients or groups from the contacts list — Select from the toolbar.
Enter the number or mail address manually — Tap the To field.
Enter the subject of the mail or multimedia message — Enter it in the Subject

field. If the Subject field is not visible, select Options > Message header fields to

change the fields that are visible.
Write the message — Tap the message field.
Add an object to a message or mail — Select and the relevant type of content.

The message type may change to multimedia message based on the inserted

Send the message or mail — Select

, or press the call key.

Your device supports text messages beyond the limit for a single message. Longer

messages are sent as two or more messages. Your service provider may charge

accordingly. Characters with accents, other marks, or some language options take

more space, and limit the number of characters that can be sent in a single message.