Iridium Text Messaging 

Iridium SMS service offers mobile customers the only reliable lifeline to quickly and easily communicate critical information with employees and loved ones anywhere on the planet. Messaging service is two-way, allowing Iridium users to send, receive, and respond to messages that are stored for up to seven days on the network and automatically delivered when phones are powered on.

General text messaging information
• To receive a text message your satellite phone must be switched ‘on’ and must be in service.
• When your phone is ‘off’, your message will be held in the message center until your phone is switched on and in service. You are notified of a new text message in the following ways:
– An alert sounds and/or the phone vibrates
– The message indicator is displayed
– The message ‘NewSMS. Read Now?’ is displayed;

Receive text messages
1. When you receive a new message, you will see ‘NewSMS. Read Now?’ displayed on your phone.
2. Press ‘Yes’ soft key and continue with “Send text messages to another Iridium or cellular phone” (below) or press ‘No’ soft key to read the message later.

Send text messages to another Iridium or cellular phone
1. Starting from the main screen, select ‘Menu’ by pressing the left soft key.
2. Use the two way navi-key to scroll until ‘Messages’ is highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
3. ‘Create message’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
4. Compose your message using the keypad. Select ‘Options’ by pressing the left soft key.
5. ‘Send’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
6. ‘Newrecipient’ will already be highlighted, ‘Add’ by pressing the right soft key.
7. ‘Enter number’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
8. Enter destination phone number, preceded by the ‘+’ sign, select ‘OK’ by pressing the left soft key.
9. ‘Send’ by pressing the left soft key. Example: If the Iridium number you are sending your text message to is (8816) 555 55555, you will dial +8816 555 55555 <OK>. If the cellular number you are sending your text message to is (212) 555 1212, you will dial +1 212 555 1212 <OK>.

Send text messages to an email address
1. Starting from the main screen, select ‘Menu’ by pressing the left soft key.
2. Use the two way navi-key to scroll until ‘Messages’ is highlighted; and ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
3. ‘Create message’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the soft key.
4. Using the keypad compose your message. When done, select ‘Options’ by pressing the left soft key.
Note: You must begin your message with the recipient’s email address, leaving a blank space between the email address and the beginning of your message.
To create the @ sign press the * key and select from a list of available characters.
Example: johnsmith@mail.com<space>Having a great trip!
5. ‘Send’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
6. ‘Newrecipient’ will already be highlighted, select ‘Add’ by pressing the right soft key.
7. ‘Enter number’ will already be highlighted, ‘Select’ by pressing the left soft key.
8. In the number field, enter +*2 and press the left soft key labeled ‘OK’.
9. ‘Send’ by pressing the left soft key.

Reply to sender of a text message
1. When viewing a text message, press the ‘Options’ soft key.
2. ‘Reply’ will already be displayed, press the ‘Select’ soft key.
3. Compose your message. Press the ‘Options’ soft key. (If responding to an email message, leave a space between
the email address and beginning of your message.)
4. ‘Send’ will already be displayed, press the ‘Select’ soft key.
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