How to Send a Blank SMS

By HilaryPost

Text messaging has become a major part of communication in the 21st century, with cellular phones increasingly equipped just as fully for texting as they are for voice calls. Sometimes, however, less is more with a text message. If you simply want to send a text message to see if it goes through, without any text appearing, most phones require that you enter a blank space before they will send the message.

Step 1

Open up your phone's "Messaging" menu and select "New Message." Choose a recipient for your message, or if your phone requires you to enter a message before choosing recipients, press "Next."

Step 2

Press the key your phone uses for "Space." On some phones, this is "0," whereas others have their own "Space" or "Space Bar'' key.

Step 3

Press "Next" or "Send" to send your blank text message. If your phone requires you to confirm the message before sending, press "OK."