Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings.

Open the message type in question, and define all fields marked with Must be defined or with a red asterisk.

Your device may recognize the SIM card provider and configure the correct text message, multimedia message, and GPRS settings automatically. If not, contact your service provider for the correct settings, order the settings from your service provider in a configuration message, or use the Settings wizard application.

Text message settings

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > Text message.

Select from the following:

Message centres - View the available message centers for your device, or add a new one.

Message centre in use - Select a message center to send the message.

Character encoding - Select Reduced support to use automatic character conversion to another encoding system when available.

Receive report - Select Yes if you want the network to send you delivery reports on your messages (network service).

Message validity - Select how long the message center resends your message if the first attempt fails (network service). If the recipient cannot be reached within the validity period, the message is deleted from the message center.

Message sent as - Convert the message to another format. Change this option only if you are sure that your message center is able to convert text messages into these other formats. For more information, contact your service provider.

Preferred connection - Select the preferred method of connection when sending text messages from your device.

Reply via same centre - Select whether you want the reply message to be sent using the same text message center number (network service).

Multimedia message settings

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > Multimedia message.

Select from the following:

Image size - Scale images in multimedia messages.

MMS creation mode - Select Restricted to set your device to prevent you from including content in multimedia messages that may not be supported by the network or the receiving device. To receive warnings about including such content, select Guided. To create a multimedia message with no restrictions on attachment type, select Free. If you select Restricted, creating multimedia presentations is not possible.

Access point in use - Select the default access point to connect to the multimedia message center. You may not be able to change the default access point if it is preset in your device by your service provider.

Multimedia retrieval - Select how you want to receive messages, if available. Select Always automatic to receive multimedia messages always automatically, Auto in home netw. to receive notification of a new multimedia message that you can retrieve from the message center (for example, when you are traveling abroad and are outside your home network), Manual to retrieve multimedia messages from the message center manually, or Off to prevent receipt of any multimedia messages. Automatic retrieval may not be supported in all regions.

Allow anonymous msgs. - Receive messages from unknown senders.

Receive adverts - Receive messages defined as advertisements.

Receive reports - Request for delivery and read reports of sent messages (network service). Receiving a delivery report of a multimedia message that has been sent to an e-mail address may not be possible.

Deny report sending - Select Yes to not send delivery reports from your device for received multimedia messages.

Message validity - Select how long the messaging center tries to send the message (network service). If the recipient of a message cannot be reached within the validity period, the message is removed from the multimedia messaging center. Maximum time is the maximum amount of time allowed by the network.

The device requires network support to indicate that a sent message has been received or read. Depending on the network and other circumstances, this information may not always be reliable.

Service message settings

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > Service message.

To allow your device to receive service messages from your service provider, select Service messages > On.

To select how to download services and service message content, select Download messages > Automatically or Manually. If you select Automatically, you may still need to confirm some downloads since not all services can be downloaded automatically.

Cell broadcast settings

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > Cell broadcast.

To receive cell broadcast messages, select Reception > On.

To select the languages in which you want to receive cell broadcast messages, select Language.

To display new topics in the cell broadcast topics list, select Topic detection > On.

Other settings

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > Other.

Select from the following:

Save sent messages - Select whether to save sent messages in the Sent folder.

Number of saved msgs. - Enter the number of sent messages to save. When the limit is reached, the oldest message is deleted.

Memory in use - Select where to save your messages. You can save messages to the memory card only if a memory card is inserted.

Folder view - Select if you want to see folder information on one or two lines.