Send & receive messages
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Send & receive messages

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

  1. From the Start screen, tap the Messaging icon.
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  2. To create a new message, tap the Plus icon.
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  3. Enter the desired recipient’s Name or phone number.
    Note: To add additional recipients to a group message, after you have selected one recipient, tap the Plus icon to continue adding recipients.
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  4. Enter the Desired message. To attach a photo or videotap the Attach icon.
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  5. Tap the Desired attachment type and then navigate to the desired file.
    Note: For this demonstration, picture is selected.
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  6. To send, tap the Send icon.
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  7. The message will change color and have a time stamp to indicate the message was sent. Tap Anywhere in the empty areas to close the keyboard.
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  8. To exit, press the Start key.
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  9. The notification bar will indicate that a New message has been received when the device is asleep.
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  10. If the device is on, there will be a New message icon in the notification bar.
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  11. To access a new message, tap the Messaging tile.
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  12. Blue font indicates an unread message.  Tap the Desired message to open it.
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  13. To view the image attachment full screen, tap the Image.
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  14. To save the image attachment, tap the Save icon.
    Note: The image will be saved in the photo album “Saved Pictures”.  To access image, from the Start screen, tap Photos, then swipe to albums, and tap “Saved Pictures.”
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  15. Tap the Back icon.
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  16. To Reply, tap the Message field.
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  17. Enter the Desired message and tap the Send icon.
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  18. The message box will then change color and have a time stamp to indicate the message was sent.
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  19. To forward a message, touch and hold the Desired message to open up a drop down menu.
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  20. Tap forward.
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  21. Enter the Desired recipient, then tap the Send icon.
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  22. To delete a message, from the message inboxtouch and hold the Desired message.
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  23. Tap delete to remove the message.
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  24. Tap Delete.
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  25. To delete a threadtouch and hold the Message.
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  26. Tap delete.
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  27. A validation message will appear, as it will delete all the messages in that thread.  To continue, tap delete.
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  28. An alternate way to delete a conversation thread is to tap the Menu icon to open the menu options for the messaging conversation.
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  29. Tap delete conversation to remove the conversation.
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  30. Tap Delete.
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