Apple® iPhone® - Turn MMS Messaging On / Off

Note Notes:

  • Apple uses different colored message bubbles to indicate whether a message is sent via iMessage (blue) or standard SMS/MMS (green).
  • The Apple iPhone, by default sends messages addressed to multiple recipients as MMS messages. When a message is addressed to multiple recipients, the message is sent via MMS and iPhone header displays, "New Group MMS".
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
    • iPhone 4 / 4s

 

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Messages Messages icon.
  2. Tap the MMS Messaging switch (may require scrolling down) to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
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