How To Use Messages - Sony Xperia Z1

How To Use Messages - Sony Xperia Z1
How To Use Messages - Sony Xperia Z1

Learn how to use messages on your Sony Xperia Z1. The Messaging application shows your messages as conversations, which means that all messages to and from a particular person are grouped together. To send multimedia messages, you need the correct MMS settings on your device.

How To Use Messages - Sony Xperia Z1

  1. Go back to the list of conversations
  2. View options
  3. Sent and received messages
  4. Send button
  5. Attach a file
  6. Attach a location
  7. Attach a handwritten note or image
  8. Take a photo and attach it
  9. Attach a photo saved on your device
  10. Text field

To create and send a message

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap Message icon.
  • Tap Edit message icon.
  • Tap menu icon, then tap Add recipient and select a contact from the Contacts list. If the recipient is not listed as a contact, enter the recipient's number manually and tap + icon.
  • When you are finished adding recipients, tap Done.
  • Tap Write message and enter your message text.
  • If you want to add a media file, tap Attach icon and select an option.
  • To send the message, tap Send.

Note: If you exit a message before sending, it gets saved as a draft. The conversation gets tagged with the word Draft:.

To read a received message

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap Message icon.
  • Tap the desired conversation.
  • If the message is not yet downloaded, tap and hold the message, then tap Download message.

To reply to a message

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap message icon.
  • Tap the conversation containing the message.
  • Enter your reply and tap Send.

To forward a message

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap Message icon.
  • Tap the conversation containing the message that you want to forward.
  • Touch and hold the message that you want to forward, then tap Forward message.
  • Tap menu icon, then tap Add recipient and select a contact from the Contacts list. If the recipient is not listed as a contact, enter the contact's number manually and tap+ icon.
  • When you are finished adding recipients, tap Done.
  • Edit the message, if necessary, then tap Send.

Note: In step 4, you can also tap To and enter the recipient's phone number manually.

To save a file contained in a message you receive

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap Message icon.
  • Tap the conversation you want to open.
  • If the message has not been downloaded yet, tap and hold the message, then tap Download message.
  • Touch and hold the file you want to save, then select the desired option.

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