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Send & receive messages

Send & receive messages

Create and respond to text (SMS), Advanced Messaging, or picture (MMS) messages, add, save, and view received attachments and more.



  1. To send or receive messages, from the home screen, tap Messages.
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  2. A pop up about Advanced Messaging will appear when you first access Messaging. Tap Next.
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  3. Tap OK.
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  4. Tap the Desired message to view.
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  5. Tap an Attachment to view it.
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  6. Tap Save icon to save attachment.
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  7. The attachment will be saved to indicated place.
    Note: By default attachments will be saved to device storageTo view saved attachments, go to apps > My files.
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  8. To reply to a message, tap the Message field, enter the Desired message, then tap the Send icon to send.
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  9. If Advanced Messaging is turned on and you are messaging another device using Advanced Messaging you can share files up to 10MB, get receipts, and see when someone is replying.
    Note: To learn more, view Advanced Messaging or visit att.com/advancedmessaging.
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  10. To delete a single message from a conversation, touch and hold the desired message.
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  11. Tap Delete.
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  12. Tap DELETE.
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  13. To delete an entire conversation, from the Messages inbox, touch and hold the Desired message thread.
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  14. Select the Desired message thread, then tap the Delete icon.
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  15. Tap DELETE.
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  16. To compose a new message, tap the Compose icon.
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  17. Enter the desired recipients in the Recipient field, tap the Message field and enter the desired message.
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  18. To attach a file, tap the Attachment icon then follow the on-screen prompts.
    Note: If Advanced Messaging is turned on (Messages > Menu icon > Settings > More > Abvanced Messaging) you can share files up to 10MB otherwise you can share files up to 1MB.
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  19. Tap SEND to send.
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  20. When a new message is received, the Message icon will display in the notification bar.
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