How To Use Messages - Samsung Galaxy Mega

How To Use Messages - Samsung Galaxy Mega
How To Use Messages - Samsung Galaxy Mega

Learn how to use messages. This section describes how to send and receive different types of messages. It also includes the features and functionality associated with messaging.

Types of Messages

Your phone provides the following message types:

  • Text Messages

  • Multimedia (Picture, Video, and Audio) Messages

  • Email and Gmail Messages

  • AT&T Messages

  • Hangouts (replaces Google Talk)

  • Google+ and Messenger Messages

  • ChatON

The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send and receive text messages to and from other mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to your service providers message service.

The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and receive multimedia messages (such as picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to your service providers multimedia message service.

Note: When creating a message, adding an image, a sound file, or a video clip to a text message changes the message from a text message to a multimedia message.

Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the screen and indicate when messages are received and their type.

Creating and Sending Messages

  • From the main Home screen, tap Messaging > Compose.

  • Tap on the Enter recipient field to manually enter a recipient or tap to select a recipient from your Contacts. You can also select the recipient based on Groups, Favorites, or Logs.

  • If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the contact to place a checkmark then tap Done. The contact will be placed in the recipient field.

Note: For the Group option, if the number of recipients is less than 10, all members in the group will be added. You will need to delete any unnecessary members in the list by selecting the trash can icon and deleting unwanted entries.

Note: Enter additional recipients by separating each entry with a semicolon (;) then using the previous procedure.

  • Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen keypad to enter a message.

  • Add more recipients by tapping the recipient field.

  • Review your message and tap Send.

Note: If you exit a message before you send it, it will be automatically saved as a draft.

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