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Registered: ‎09-11-2011
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9900
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Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

On my 9900 Bold I could press on a phone number in the text messages and the phone would dial. That function no longer works with the Z10. Can't even copy and paste a number from text messages to dial pad. Please help!
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

In your Z10 text messages, touch and hold an entry. Do you see the right side menu popup with a phone icon?

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Registered: ‎09-11-2011
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

Hi there. No there is no phone icon. I have edit, forward, share and copy.
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

Is this an SMS message from a contact already in your Address Book or one which is not?

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Registered: ‎09-11-2011
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9900
My Carrier: Vodacom

Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

Nope, any sms message which contains a number cannot be dialed. I can copy the number but there us no option to paste it in the phone dial pad
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Registered: ‎10-06-2013
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

I have exactly the same problem and question. Since this post is months old I assume that there is no solution or am I mistaken. Nick
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste


bronnickinsa wrote:
I have exactly the same problem and question. Since this post is months old I assume that there is no solution or am I mistaken. Nick

Wrong assumption. It has been fixed in later releases of the OS.

What OS is running on yours?
From the main screen, swipe down from the top black bezel to Settings > About... what is the OS Version listed there?

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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

OS 10.0.10.738
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Re: Cannot dial a number from a text message, or copy and paste

The issue is fixed in 10.1

 

You should be able to upgrade from Vodacom.

 

If not: Read this for one method to upgrade:

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