Nokia 5230 - Messaging settings

The settings may be preconfigured in your device, or you may receive them in a message. To enter settings manually, fill in all fields marked with Must be defined or an asterisk.

Some or all message centres or access points may be preset for your device by your service provider, and you may not be able to change, create, edit, or remove them.

Text message settings

Text message settings

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

Select from the following:

Message centres - View a list of all text message centres that have been defined.

Message centre in use - Select which message centre to use to deliver text messages.

Character encoding - To use character conversion to another encoding system when available, select Reduced support.

Receive report - Select whether the network sends delivery reports on your messages (network service).

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

Message sent as - To learn if your message centre is able to convert text messages into these other formats, contact your service provider.

Preferred connection - Select the connection to use.

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

Multimedia message settings

Multimedia message settings

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

Select from the following:

Image size - Define the size of the image in a multimedia message.

MMS creation mode - If you select Guided, the device informs you if you try to send a message that may not be supported by the recipient. If you select Restricted, the device prevents you from sending messages that may not be supported. To include content in your messages without notifications, select Free.

Access point in use - Select which access point is used as the preferred connection.

Multimedia retrieval - Select how you want to receive messages, if available. To receive messages automatically in your home network, select Auto in home netw.. Outside your home network, you receive a notification that there is a message to retrieve in the multimedia message centre. If you select Always automatic, your device automatically makes an active packet data connection to retrieve the message both in and outside your home network. Select Manual to retrieve multimedia messages from the message centre manually, or Off to prevent receipt of any multimedia messages. Automatic retrieval may not be supported in all regions.

Allow anonymous msgs. - Reject messages from anonymous senders.

Receive adverts - Receive multimedia message advertisements (network service).

Receive reports - Display the status of sent messages in the log (network service).

Deny report sending - Prevent your device from sending delivery reports of received messages.

Message validity - Select for how long the message centre resends your message if the first attempt fails (network service). If the message cannot be sent within this time period, the message is deleted from the message centre.

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.

E-mail settings

E-mail settings

Manage mailboxes

Manage mailboxes

Select Menu > Messaging and Options > Settings > E-mail.

To select which mailbox you want to use to send and receive e-mail, select Mailbox in use and a mailbox.

To remove a mailbox and its messages from your device, select Mailboxes, tap the mailbox to be removed if it is not already highlighted, and select Options > Delete.

To create a new mailbox, select Mailboxes > Options > New mailbox. The name you give to the new mailbox replaces Mailbox in the Messaging main view. You can have up to six mailboxes.

Select Mailboxes and a mailbox to change the connection settings, user settings, retrieval settings, and automatic retrieval settings.