Sending a text message (SMS)

Sending a text message (SMS)

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
  2. Tap .
  3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
    • Enter the first few letters of a contact name or starting digits of a mobile number. As you type, matching names with phone numbers from your stored contacts are displayed. Tap a name or one of the contact’s numbers.
    • 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.
    • Enter the complete phone numbers directly in the To field.
  4. Tap the box that says Add text, and then enter your message.
    • There is a limit on the number of characters for a single text message (displayed above the Send button). If you exceed the limit, your text message will be delivered as one but will be billed as more than one message.
    • Your text message automatically becomes a multimedia message if you enter an email address as the recipient, add a message subject, attach an item, or compose a very long message.
  5. Tap Send, or press BACK to save the message as a draft.
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