Thanks for that, EastCoast. One problem I have with text messaging is that Sprint keeps sending me their propoganda, even when techs at the local store have turned it off. Nuissance. Not to mention other unwanted texts.
I never had any issues signing up. One thing I do notice is that occasionally, there will be a period of a few hours when facebook will act erratic (posts disappearing, chat not working etc) which I attribute to them rolling out code updates, during these periods best to avoid any input or altering settings.