Verizon Messages - Android™ Smartphone - Create and Send a Text Message

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. From the 'Messages' tab, tap the Compose icon Compose icon.
  3. From the 'To' field, enter a 10-digit mobile number, a contact name or a group name.
    Note As the number, contact or group name is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
    Note Alternatively, tap the Contact icon Contacts icon (located in the upper-right) to select a contact or group.
  4. To add an attachment:
    1. Tap the Plus icon Plus icon (located in the lower-left).
    2. Tap the attachment type (e.g., Gallery Gallery icon, Camera Camera icon, Audio Audio icon, etc.).
    3. Locate then tap the appropriate attachment.
  5. From the 'Type message' field, enter a message.
  6. Tap the Send icon Send icon.


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