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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.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

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Access the Messaging Settings tutorial to manage settings.

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

• Access messages
• Compose & send a message
• View a message or attachment
• Respond to a 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

1. From the home screen, press the Messages button to access the Messaging app

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2. Press the left menu button to select New

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Compose & send a message

Compose and send a message using the following options as desired:

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ENTER RECIPIENT: Press the up or down button to highlight the 'To' field, then use the keypad to enter the desired contact. With the 'To' field highlighted, press the right menu button to select Add to add a contact from the contacts list. 
ENTER MESSAGE: Press the up or down button to highlight the 'Message' field, then use the keypad to enter the desired message.
 ADD ATTACHMENT: With the 'Message' field highlighted, press the right menu button to select Options, then press the OK key to select Add attachment.
SEND A MESSAGE: When finished composing a message, press the left menu button to select Send to send the message.

Note: To add additional recipient(s) and create a Group Message, enter the additional contact(s) then press the down button to highlight the 'Message' field. To remove recipient(s), press the Power/Hang Up button to delete the desired contact(s)



View a message or attachment

From the Messaging inbox, press the up or down button to highlight the desired message thread then press the OK key to select. 

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VIEW AN ATTACHMENT: To view an attachment, press the up or down button to highlight the desired attachment then press the OK key to select. Press the OK key again to select OPEN.

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SAVE AN ATTACHMENT: While viewing the attachment, press the right menu button to select Options then press the OK key to select Save.

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Respond to a message


From the desired message, select the desired option.


REPLY: Press the up or down button to highlight the 'Message' field, then use the keypad to enter the desired message. When finished, press the left menu button to select Send.

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FORWARD: Press the up or down button to highlight the desired message, then press the right menu button to select Options. Press the OK key to select Forward, then follow the prompts to forward the message.

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Delete a message

From the desired message thread, press the up or down button to highlight the desired message then press the right menu button to select Options. Press the down button to highlight Delete, then press the OK key to select.

Note: You will be prompted to press the right menu button to select Delete again to confirm. 



DELETE MESSAGE THREAD: From the Messages screen, press the up or down button to highlight the desired message thread then press the right menu button to select Options. Press the down button to highlight Delete thread, then press the OK key to select.

Note: You will be prompted to press the right menu button to select Delete again to confirm.





Tips

By default, attachments will be saved to the Gallery app. To view saved attachments, from the home screen press the OK key to access the Apps tray > press the navigational buttons to highlight the Gallery app


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