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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 and more.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access messaging
• Compose a message
• Reply or react to a message
• Forward a message
• Delete a message or thread

Access messaging

From the clock screen, press the Digital Crown/Home button then select the Messages app Messages app.

Compose a message

1. Select New Message

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2. Select the Add Contact field. Select the microphone Microphone icon to dictate the desired contact. Select the add contact Add contact icon to choose a contact from the contacts list. Select the keypad Keypad icon to enter the desired phone number.  

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3. From the New Message screen, select the Create Message field.

Note: To edit the available auto response options, see the Messaging Settings tutorial.

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4. Select the App Store icon to send Gifs, Voice messages, and Digital touch messages. Select the desired icon.

Note: To send a photo message, from the clock screen press the Digital Crown/Home button then select the photos app Photos app > desired photoshare icon Share iconmessages icon Messages icon > follow the prompts.

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5. From the Create Message screen, select an auto response option or select the SMS or iMessage field to create a custom message. 

Note: If you select the SMS or iMessage field, you can select the Emoji icon to send emojis, select the Microphone icon to dictate messages or use the Skribble pad to write out your desired message. When finished, select Done.

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6. When finished, scroll to and select Send.

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Reply or react to a message

1. To reply to a message, from Messages screen, select the desired message thread.

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2. Scroll to and select the desired text input option, then follow the prompts to send your reply.

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3. To react to a message, select and hold the desired message then select the desired reaction.

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Delete a text message thread

From the messages screen, select and drag the desired message thread to the left then select the Delete icon

Note: You will be prompted to select Delete to confirm.

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