Fix problems with SMS sending problem in Korean version of S2

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So, are you also one of those unlucky people who purchased Korean version of S2 recently, and can't figure out how to send SMS? Have you tried everything, even cursed your luck, but couldn't find a reasonable escape from all this mayhem? Well, stop worrying. We have come up with a solution that will make you fall in love with us. Yes! You will love us after reading this blog post. So, keep reading and find out the solution for your SMS problem with the Korean version of the S2.

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Instructions

Check Your SMSC

If your SMS messages have suddenly stopped, or if you can't send them at all, there is something wrong: Your SMSC (Message Center Number) is not valid. You need to change it to a valid message center number, so you can send your SMS successfully. There are many ways to help you in this regard. Either go to your SMS settings, search for "Message Center Number" and change it, or just follow these steps:

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  1. 1
    Open your phone's dialer.
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  2. 2
    Dial *#*#4636#*#* .
    This is one of the Android's secret codes. You can go through all of the Android's code here. This code, in particular, opens up the following items in your menu:
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    1. Battery Information.
    2. Phone/Device Information.
    3. Usage Statistics.
    4. Battery History.
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  3. 3
    Choose Phone/Device Information.
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  4. 4
    There will be an option for SMSC (Message Center Number).
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  5. 5
    Change it to a valid SMS Number and click "Update".
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Other Issues

Let's suppose you have done all this, followed all the steps, but came down to one step and got stuck there - Message Center Number. There is no special, magical number that you need to know. No matter what happens, you can simply call your network provider and ask him for the Message Center Number. A customer service representative would be able to provide you with all the details, including the number. Besides not being able to send a SMS from their Korean version of S2, people have also complained about not being able to send long SMS (messages longer than 80 or 90 characters). Instead of going through the painstaking task of breaking down your long message into many shorter texts, you can simply get help from SMS applications. Some of the famous Android SMS apps that can help you with your long texts are:

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    Big SMS.
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    Handcent SMS.
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    Long SMS.
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    Big Text SMS.
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These applications can help you send long texts as well as MMS without any issues. However, if you still encounter some problems (which you shouldn't by the way), then all you need to do is to configure the Message Center Number on these apps as well. There is a possibility that these apps don't have the valid Message Center Number in their settings. For this purpose, just go into the message settings of these apps and you'll know what to do. Happy texting!

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Questions and Answers

I could not send SMS from S2 Korean model.

Dear Helper, SMS are being sent from my S2. I even used handcent. Please provide me help. I would be grateful to you

Have you tried dialing this code in your phone key dial-er *#*#4636#*#* This should show some of your phones information's. Upon dialing, choose the phone/device information, then go to SMSC and edit your settings for the Message Center Number and click update. Message Center number can be different in each location around the globe. To ensure you are on the right track, you should ask someone, or the network provider, to provide you with some details about the Message Center in your location.

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I'm using Korean SKy vega racer a770k and I'm not able to send SMS for than 90 words. How can I resolve it?

I'm using Korean SKy vega racer a770k and I'm not able to send SMS for than 90 words. How can I resolve it?

To bypass the 90 characters SMS limit on your Sky Vega Racer a770k, please do the following.

  • Connect your Sky Vega Racer a770k to the internet.
  • On your Apps list, locate and open Play Store.
  • Search for Go SMS Pro.
  • Select it from the search result and then tap on Install.
  • Once the app is installed, you can now use Go SMS Pro as your default SMS application and you should now be able to send an SMS message with more than 90 characters.

Unfortunately on your device there is no way to write a message with more characters that they allow.

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How can I fix SMS problem in Samsung Korean S2 by changing in xml file?

Tell me how can I solve this issue

Making changes in xml file usually does not work, especially if you have done that for the purpose of backup. You have to choose other methods to backup, as those are known to be more effective and will not have an effect on the other functions.

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I am using the Korean version S2 in Nepal, but m suffering the problem of not sending SMS?

So what can I do to solve this problem?

This is more likely an issue with the service provider in Nepal. It is highly unlikely that it is an issue with your phone. There are cases when the service provider will only allow incoming calls and text messages and that it may need to use another port for outgoing calls and messages.

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Therefore, it is best to make an inquiry from your service provider asking why you are not able to send SMS. You can also try insert your SIM card in another phone and see whether you can send messages. If not, then it is more likely an issue with your Korean version S2, and it is advisable for you to go to an S2 service center near you. They may not be able to do the service for free because warranties don't usually cover Korean versions, but at least you are sure that you are going to a place that is knowledgeable about these devices.

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*#*#4636#*#* in not working, why?

I try in my Korean S2 it doesn't work

This is one of the most common problems with Korean phones. You would have to restart your system several times and try it over and over again.

If you sending SMS to that particular code, it may also be because you got the codes wrong. You may want to check that part first.

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How to fix SMS issue in sky a840s?

How to fix SMS issue in sky a840s

When it comes to an SMS issue there can be a number of things that you would have to check in order to ensure that you have the ability to use your mobile device once again without errors.

-Check to ensure that you have the correct signal in order to be able to send out messages.

-Check your SIM card to make sure your SIM is in good working order.

-Contact Sky Mobile customer support so you can have your network situation fixed and reset

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My Question is About Message Connection Failed.

Hi sir, I am from Pakistan and when I try to send a message, an error occurs containing no connection or airplane mode is on, please help me

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My mobile Sky A770. I am typing SMS but screen is white and all SMS are hidden.

All my SMS are hidden, box is empty, but If I reset my phone all SMS are shown.

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I cannot send messages longer that 80 characters. What should I do?

I tried to download apps but it is saying it cannot be sent but I am receiving messages, I am using Samsung S1 Korean version, don't know how to change settings?

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