Article ID : SX055202 / Last Modified : 09/14/2020

How can I enter the SMS service center (SMSC) number manually?

    Information

    If you can receive but can't send text messages, you might need to set the SMS service center number (SMSC) manually. The SMS service center number is stored on your SIM card and is dependent on your network operator. Contact your network operator for the correct SMS service center number.

    Solution

    Set or change the SMS service center number on your SIM card according to your device type and operating system:

    Xperia® phones with a single SIM card running Android™ 4.0 or higher, and dual SIM card phones running Android 4.4 or higher

    Xperia dual-SIM card phones - Android 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3

    Xperia dual-SIM card phones - Android 4.0