Set Default Messaging App - The new Moto X™

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless & Networks section, tap More.
  4. Tap Default SMS app.
  5. Tap one the following SMS apps:
    Note Setting an SMS app as default disables other messaging apps and their features.
    • Hangouts Settings icon
    • Message+ Settings icon
    • Messaging Settings icon