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Send & Receive Messages

Send & Receive Messages

Create and respond to text (SMS) or picture (MMS) messages, add, save, and view received attachments, respond to messages, and delete a message.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. ACCESS MESSAGING: From the home screen, select the AT&T Messages app.
    Note: To send or receive messages from your tablet, you must be logged in to your account through AT&T Messages. For additional help logging in to AT&T Messages, click here.
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  2. COMPOSE A MESSAGE: From the Messages inbox, select the Compose icon.
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  3. Enter the desired contact, then enter the desired message.
    Note: To add additional recipients and create a Group Message, select the Recipients field, enter the additional desired contacts, then select the message field. To remove recipients, from the recipients field select the backspace key.
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  4. ADD AN ATTACHMENT: From the desired message thread, select the Add icon > desired attachment type > navigate to and select the desired attachment.
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  5. SEND A MESSAGE: When finished composing a message, select the Send icon.
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  6. When a new message is received, the New message icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.
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  7. VIEW A NEW MESSAGE: From the Messages app, select the desired message thread to view.
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  8. REPLY TO A MESSAGE: From the desired message thread, enter the desired response then select the Send icon.
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  9. VIEW/SAVE AN ATTACHMENT: From the desired message thread, select and hold the desired attachment then select View or Download.
    Note: To view saved attachments, from the home screen select the Apps tray > Photos app > navigate to and select the desired saved attachment.
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  10. FORWARD A MESSAGE: From the desired message thread, select and hold the desired message then select Forward.
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  11. DELETE A MESSAGE: From the desired message thread, select and hold the desired message then select Delete.
    Note: You will be prompted to select Delete again to confirm.
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  12. DELETE A MESSAGE THREAD: From the AT&T Messages inbox, select and hold the desired message thread then select Delete.
    Note: You will be prompted to select Delete again to confirm.
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