How To Use Messages On HTC One

How To Use Messages On HTC One
How To Use Messages On HTC One

Learn how to use messages, sending SMS, MMS, creating slide show on MMS on your HTC One.

How to send a text message (SMS) on HTC One

  • Open the Messages app.
  • Tap + add icon.
  • Enter a contact name or mobile number in the To field.
  • Tap the box that says Add text, and then enter your message.
  • Tap message icon, or press < to save the message as a draft.

Note

There is a limit on the number of characters for a single text message. 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.

How to send a multimedia message (MMS) on HTC One

  • Open the Messages app.
  • Tap + add icon.
  • Enter a contact name, mobile number, or email address in the To field.
  • To add a subject line, tap Menu icon > Add subject.
  • Tap the box that says Add text, and then enter your message.
  • Tap attach icon, and then choose an attachment type.
  • Select or browse for the item to attach.
  • After adding an attachment, tap icon to see options for replacing, viewing or removing your attachment.
  • Tap message icon, or press < to save the message as a draft.

Note: Depending on the resolution of your photo or video attachments, they may be displayed as cropped thumbnails in your multimedia message.

How to create a slideshow on HTC One

  • After you've added either a photo, video, or audio in the multimedia message youre composing, tap Attach icon > Slide.
  • Choose where you want to insert the next slide.
  • Right after adding a slide, do one of the following:
    • Tap Attachment icon , and then choose to add a photo or a video.
    • Tap Attachment icon > Audio to add music or a voice recording to a slide.
    • Tap Add text, and then enter your caption.
    • Tap icon to see options for replacing, viewing, or removing your attachment.
  • Tap Menu icon > Preview. Tap once on the preview screen to see playback controls.
  • When finished, tap Message icon, or press < icon to save the message as a draft.

Can't find your contacts' email addresses in Messages?

  • If only phone numbers are showing up when you're entering a contact name, tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Menu icon > Show Email.
  • To always show email addresses, tap Menu icon on the Messages screen, and then tap Settings > General > Show email address.

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