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Apple iPhone 5s

Messaging Settings

Change text (SMS), picture (MMS), emergency, and AMBER alert settings

  1. From the home screen, select the Settings app.

    Step 1

  2. Scroll to and select Messages.

    Step 2

  3. Adjust the settings as desired.

    Note: Available options vary when iMessage is turned off.

    Step 3

  4. From the Settings screen, scroll to and select Notifications.

    Step 4

  5. Scroll to and select Messages.

    Note: Learn more from Apple website: http://www.apple.com/ios/messages/.

    Step 5

  6. Edit your Messages notifications as desired.

    Step 6

  7. To enable or disable AMBER or Emergency Alerts, from the Notifications screen scroll to and select the desired switch to turn it on or off.

    Note: Learn more about Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).

    Step 7

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