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Send & Receive Messages

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


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access messages
• Compose & send a message
• Read & respond to a new message
• Delete a message

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

Access messages

From the home screen, select the messaging Messaging app.


Compose & send a message

1. Select the add Add icon

2. Compose and send a message using the following options as desired.

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• ENTER RECIPIENT: Select the 'To' field, then enter the desired recipient. Select the Add contacts icon to choose a recipient from the contacts list. 
ENTER MESSAGE: Select the 'Type message' field to enter the desired message.
ADD ATTACHMENT: Select the Attach icon and follow the prompts to add an attachment.
SEND A MESSAGE: When finished composing a message, select the Send icon to send the message.

Note: To create a Group Message, from the 'To' field, enter the desired recipient(s) or select the Add contacts icon to select recipients from the contacts list. When finished, select the 'Type message' field to compose the desired message.




Read & respond to a new message

From the Messaging inbox, select the desired message thread.

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VIEW/SAVE AN ATTACHMENT: To view an attachment, select the desired attachment. To save an attachment, select and hold the desired attachment then select the save icon Save icon. Select the Save icon again to confirm. 

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RESPOND TO A MESSAGE: Select the desired option.

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 REPLY: Enter the desired message in the 'Send message' field, then select the Send icon.
• FORWARD: Select and hold the desired message, then select the Forward icon and follow the prompts to forward a message.




Delete a message

From the desired message thread, select and hold the desired message, then select the delete Delete icon. Select DELETE again to confirm.

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DELETE MESSAGE THREAD: From the Messaging screen, select and hold the desired message thread then select the delete Delete icon. Select DELETE to confirm.

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Tips


By default, attachments will be saved to the Downloads folder in the Photos app. To view saved attachments, from the home screen swipe up to access the Apps tray > select the files Downloads app.


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