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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-05-2010
My Device: Not Specified

sms to short codes wont work?

Hi all, I'm just wondering why and what I can do to be able to send messages to short codes? For example, I can't play the lottery by text to number 61111 as I get a message back with a red cross advising sms rejected. I also can't enter competitions or update facebook by text. I can send texts to normal numbers, just not short ones and can't work out why! I have restarted the phone etc with no luck. Any ideas? Thanks!
Posts: 1,074
Registered: ‎01-25-2010
My Device: 9000, 9500
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: sms to short codes wont work?

Hello xbethanyx,

Welcome to the BlackBerry Support Community Forums.


SMS messaging is a carrier specific feature. You may want to contact your wireless service provider regarding issues with SMS messages.


Thank you



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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-20-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: sms to short codes wont work?

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