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    Reading and sending messages

    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. See Internet and MMS settings .

    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 in Sony Smartphones
    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 using SIM card 2
    6 Send a completed message using SIM card 1
    7 Text entry field
    8 Add attachments

    To create and send a message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Application screen icon in Sony Smartphones, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
    2. Tap Icn sony conv new message.
    3. Enter the recipient’s name or phone number, or other contact information that you have saved about the recipient, then select from the list that appears. 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, tap Icn sony menu attachment and select an option.
    7. To send the message, tap Icn sony send message button.

    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 and hold the message, then tap Download message.

    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 Icn sony send message button.

    To forward a message

    1. From your Home screen, tap Application screen icon in Sony Smartphones, then find and tap Messaging icon in Sony Smartphones.
    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, or other contact information that you have saved about the recipient, then select from the list that appears. If the recipient is not listed as a contact, enter the recipient's number manually.
    5. Edit the message, if necessary, then tap Icn sony send message button.

    To save a file contained in a message you receive

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