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    Reading and sending messages

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

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

    Messaging overview

    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 Select SIM card/Send a completed message
    6 Add attachments

    To create and send a message

    1. Find and tap Messages icon.
    2. Tap New message writing icon.
    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, tap Add recipient icon to add more recipients.
    5. Enter your message text.
    6. If you want to add an attachment, select the relevant attachment option.
    7. To send the message, tap Send message icon. Dual SIM users, tap one of the Send message icon buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    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. Find and tap Messages icon.
    2. Tap the desired conversation.
    3. If the message has not been downloaded yet, tap it.

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

    To reply to a message

    1. Find and tap Messages icon.
    2. Tap the conversation containing the message.
    3. Enter your reply and tap Send message icon. Dual SIM users, tap one of the Send message icon buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    To forward a message

    1. Find and tap Messages icon.
    2. Tap the conversation containing the desired message.
    3. Touch and hold the desired message, then tap Forward message.
    4. Select a recent contact from the list or tap New message writing icon and 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 Send message icon. Dual SIM users, tap one of the Send message icon buttons according to which SIM card you wish to use.

    To save a file contained in a received message

    1. Find and tap Messages icon.
    2. If the message has not been downloaded yet, tap it.
    3. Touch and hold the file you want to save, then select the desired option.
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