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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.

  1. ACCESS MESSAGES: From the home screen, select the Messages app.

    Step 1

  2. COMPOSE A MESSAGE: From the Messages inbox, select Start chat.

    Step 2

  3. Enter the desired contact, then select the Checkmark icon. Enter the desired message.

    Note: To add additional recipients and create a Group Message, select the Additional contacts icon and select the desired contact(s). To remove recipients, select the Backspace key to delete desired contacts.

    Step 3

  4. ADD AN ATTACHMENT: Select the Add icon > desired file type > navigate to and select the desired file > Back icon. When finished, select the Send icon. 

    Step 4

  5. When a new message is received, the New Message icon will display in the Notification bar.

    Step 5

  6. READ A MESSAGE: From the Messages inbox, select the desired message thread.

    Step 6

  7. SAVE AN ATTACHMENT: Select and hold the desired attachment > Menu icon > Save.

    Note: To view the saved attachment, from the home screen select the Google Folder > Photos app > Albums tab > Messages

    Step 7

  8. FORWARD A MESSAGE: Select and hold the desired message Menu iconForward > desired contact or New message > Send icon

    Step 8

  9. REPLY TO A MESSAGE: Enter the desired response in the desired message thread, then select the Send icon.

    Step 9

  10. DELETE A MESSAGE: Select and hold the desired message, then select the Delete icon. Select Delete to confirm.

    Step 10

  11. DELETE A MESSAGE THREAD: Select and hold the desired message thread, then select the Delete icon. Select Delete again to confirm.

    Step 11

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