Sending a text message (SMS)

Sending a text message (SMS)

If you exceed the limit on the number of characters for a single text message, your text message will be delivered as one but will be billed as more than one message.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
  2. On the All messages screen, tap New message.
  3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
    • Enter complete phone numbers directly in the To field. Press the Enter key after entering each phone number.
    • Enter the first few letters of a contact name or starting digits of a mobile number. As you enter, matching names with phone numbers from your stored contacts are displayed. Tap a name or one of the contact’s number.
    • Tap , and then select the phone numbers of the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You can also select contact groups as recipients. When you have selected all the message recipients, tap OK.
  4. Tap the box that says Tap to compose, and then enter your message.
  5. Tap Send to send the message immediately, or press BACK to save it as a draft. To open and edit a draft message, see Resuming a draft message.
Note: Your text message automatically becomes a multimedia message when you enter an email address as the recipient, add a message subject, attach an item, or compose a very long message.
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