How To Use Message Options - Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use Message Options - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use Message Options - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use Message Options on your Samsung Galaxy S5. This section describes how to send and receive different messages using the default Messaging app on your phone.

Options before composing a message

  • From the main Home screen, tap Messaging icon.

Before composing a message, press to reveal additional messaging options:

  • Select: allows you to select desired messages.
  • Delete: deletes the entire message and its bubbles.
  • Draft messages: displays the draft messages folder and its contents.
  • Locked messages: displays the locked messages folder and its contents.
  • Scheduled messages: displays the scheduled messages folder and its contents.
  • Spam messages: displays the spam messages folder and its contents.
  • Font size: allows you to configure the font size in use within your Messages application.
  • Settings: allows you to access Messaging settings.

Options while composing a message

While composing a message, press to reveal additional messaging options.

  • View contact: displays the Contacts Overview page. This option only displays if the message sender is in your contacts list.
  • Add to contacts: allows you to add the recipient as a new Contacts entry. This option only displays if the recipient is not already in your Contacts list.
  • Quick responses: displays your available preset text message reply templates.
  • Insert smiley: allows you to add insert smiley icons images (emoticons).
  • Preview (only in MMS): allows you to add preview the MMS message prior to delivery.
  • Add slide: converts an SMS message into an MMS (Multimedia) message and allows you to attach an existing slideshow.
  • Schedule message: allows you to schedule a time for the current message to be delivered.
  • Duration (5 sec) (only in MMS): allows you to change the duration of the image slideshow.
  • Layout (bottom) (only in MMS): allows you to change the layout.

Note: Priority senders appear at the top of the main Messages screen.

  • Discard: closes the current open message.
  • Font size: allows you to configure the font size in use within your Messages application.

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