Blocked from sending more text messages

Did you get this error message? "Yahoo Messenger cannot send SMS messages to this mobile number."  Not to worry, we've got the fix.


Here's why: Yahoo Messenger limits the number of consecutive text messages you can send from your computer to a mobile number that isn't responding. This is designed to help prevent spam and other abuse.

To Fix

Your contact's mobile device must be reset before they can receive additional text messages. The mobile owner should create new, separate text messages containing just the words:

  • unblock all
  • reset (sender's Yahoo ID)

Each of these messages can be sent to the wireless carrier's short code listed on the List of Supported Wireless Carriers by the receiving mobile owner.

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