Send a message

With text and multimedia messages, you can quickly contact your friends and family.

  1. Tap messaging iconMessaging.
  2. Tap plus icon.

    If you start writing a message and switch to another app before sending it, you can continue your message when you return to Messaging. Tap options icon > drafts. The draft message is deleted when sent.

  3. To add a recipient from your contacts list, tap plus icon, or start writing a name. You can also type in a phone number.

    Tip: To add several recipients, tap plus icon > manage mode icon, select the recipients you want, and tap done icon.

  4. Tap the message box, and write your message.

    Tip: To add a smiley, tap smiley icon.

  5. To add an attachment, such as a photo, tap attachment icon, and select the attachment.
  6. To send the message, tap send icon.

    If you’re unable to send a multimedia message, check the following:

    • Your mobile subscription supports multimedia messages.

    • Your data connection is switched on. Swipe down from the top of the screen, tap ALL SETTINGS > mobile+‎SIM, and switch Data connection to ontoggle on icon.

    Only compatible devices can receive and show multimedia messages. Messages may look different in different devices.

Forward a message

  1. In threads, tap a conversation, tap and hold the message you want to forward, and tap forward.

Before forwarding the message, you can edit what's written or add or remove attachments.

Forward multiple messages

  1. In threads, tap a conversation and options icon > select messages, tap the check boxes that appear next to the messages, and tap plus icon to add a recipient.