Verizon Messages - Android™ - Send a Message with Emoji

Note Ensure your apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version.

  1. Tap the Message+ icon Message+ icon.
    Note If not available, navigate: Apps > Message+.
  2. Tap the New message icon (located at the bottom).
    Tap the Pencil icon
  3. From the To field, enter a 10-digit mobile number.
    Note As the number is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
    Note Alternately, tap the contacts icon (located on the right-side of the To field), select a contact, select the appropriate mobile number then tap OK.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to add additional recipients.
    Enter a 10-digit mobile number
  4. If prompted, select an option:
    Allows recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
    Just Me
    Doesn't allow recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
    Select an option
  5. From the Type a Message box, enter a message.
    Enter a Message
  6. From the attachment section located below the message box, tap the Emoji icon.
    Tap Emoji Icon
  7. Select an emoji.
    Select an Emoji
  8. Tap the Send icon Send icon.
    Note For additional attachment options, refer to Send a Message (begin with step 5).

Note For additional info on Verizon Messages (Message+), check out these FAQs.