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K35 Service Center Number Setup (Needed for sending Receiving Text Messages)

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How to correctly enter the required Service Center Number for enabling the sending / receiving of Iridium SMS text Messages.
Tutorial: The Service Center Number is a system that allows the ability of all Iridium satellite phone SMS Text messages. Without the Service Center Number already prefixed in the Iridium unit correctly, the SMS Text message will not be sent nor received from the Iridium unit. If you are using an Iridium satellite and would like to enable the ability  to send and receive SMS text messages via satellite, please follow the instructions for each Iridium specified unit, below:

Entering the Service Center Number for the Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone:

1. Power-on 9555 Satellite phone and select Menu (You do not need to wait for registry to satellite)
2. Scroll and select Messages
3. Scroll and select Settings
4. Scroll and select Service Center
5. If not already entered, please make sure the Service Center Number is entered as 881662900005 (complete 12 digit number) and select save. You are able to send/ receive Iridium SMS Text Messages.


Entering the Service Center Number for the Iridium 9500, 9505, & 9505A Satellite Phone:

1. Power-on Satellite phone and select Menu (You do not need to wait for registry to satellite)
2. Scroll and select Messages
3. Scroll and select  Message Settings
4. Scroll and select Service Center Number
5. If not already entered, please make sure the Service Center Number is entered as 881662900005 (complete 12 digit number) and select save. You are able to send/ receive Iridium SMS Text Messages.
 
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Article ID: 65
Category: Iridium
Date added: 2015-09-29 00:41:01
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