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scyoung
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Registered: ‎06-09-2010
My Device: Bold 9700 Smartphone OS 6.0.0
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SMS and MMS recipient view

For a BlackBerry 9700 Bold: What name or information of the sender (besides phone number), if any, is viewable by a SMS or MMS recipient? Does it make a difference if the senders name and phone number is in their contact list?

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Re: SMS and MMS recipient view

The number, and name if it is entered in the contact list.




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scyoung
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎06-09-2010
My Device: Bold 9700 Smartphone OS 6.0.0
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: SMS and MMS recipient view

I assume you meant as the name is entered in the senders contact list.

 

Follow up questions:

1. How does it appear if the sender is in the recipients contact list?

2. What if the sender has restricted their identity in the options menu for the phone?

 

Thank you.

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macska
Posts: 366
Registered: ‎07-28-2009
My Device: Bold 9700
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: SMS and MMS recipient view

 


scyoung wrote:

I assume you meant as the name is entered in the senders contact list.

 

Follow up questions:

1. How does it appear if the sender is in the recipients contact list?

2. What if the sender has restricted their identity in the options menu for the phone?

 

Thank you.


 

1- If in the contact list, depending on the settings on the recipient's phone, then the name should show up. Otherwise, the telephone number will show. 

 

2- Only the telephone number should show up. My number is "private" on the network and in the settings on my phone, but when I text someone my telephone number does show up as the sender of the text message. When I make a phone call, then I show up as "private number" or "unknown number", but not when I text. 

 

Cheers! 

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ethan_2005
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎06-05-2010
My Device: BlackBerry 8830 WE
My Carrier: vodaphone

Re: SMS and MMS recipient view

I assume you meant as the name is entered in the senders contact list.

 

Follow up questions:

1. How does it appear if the sender is in the recipients contact list?

2. What if the sender has restricted their identity in the options menu for the phone?

 

 

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