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    Reading and sending messages

    Arrow left Xperia XA Ultra Dual SIM support overview

    The Messaging application shows your messages as conversations, which means that all messages to and from a particular person are grouped together.

    Note

    The number of characters that you can send in a single message varies depending on the operator and the language you use. The maximum size of a multimedia message, which includes the size of added media files, is also operator dependent. Contact your network operator for more information.

    Messaging overview
    1 Go back to the list of conversations
    2 Call the message sender
    3 View more options
    4 Sent and received messages
    5 Send a completed message
    6 Add attachments

    To create and send a message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. Tap Icn sony conv new message.
    3. Enter the recipient’s name or phone number, then select from the suggestions that appear. If the recipient is not listed as a contact, enter the recipient's number manually.
    4. If you want to send a group message, repeat the procedure described above to add more recipients.
    5. Tap Write message and enter your message text.
    6. If you want to add an attachment, select the relevant attachment option.
    7. To send the message, tap either of the Icn sony menu send holo light buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    Tip

    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

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. Tap the desired conversation.
    3. If the message is not yet downloaded, tap it.

    Tip

    All received messages are saved by default to the device memory.

    To reply to a message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. Tap the conversation containing the message.
    3. Enter your reply and tap either of the Icn sony menu send holo light buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    To forward a message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. Tap the conversation containing the message that you want to forward.
    3. Touch and hold the message that you want to forward, then tap Forward message.
    4. Enter the recipient’s name or phone number, then select from the suggestions that appear. If the recipient is not listed as a contact, enter the recipient's number manually.
    5. Edit the message if necessary, then tap either of the Icn sony menu send holo light buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    To save a file contained in a received message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. If the message has not been downloaded yet, tap it.
    3. Touch and hold the file that you want to save, then select the desired option.

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