Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Apple iPhone - Turn Group Messaging On / Off
Apple® iPhone® - Turn Group Messaging On / Off
Good to Know:
iPhone uses blue bubbles to indicate
or green ones for standard SMS/MMS.
A message addressed to multiple recipients is sent via MMS and 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 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
iPhone 4 / 4s
Group messages sent as MMS use data.
From the Home screen, navigate:
From the SMS/MMS section, tap the
Group Messaging switch
to turn on
When turned on:
Multi-recipient text messages are converted to MMS messages.
Recipients of group messages with capable devices can see everyone who received the message and 'reply all'.
When turned off:
Multi-recipient text messages are sent as SMS messages.
Message recipients can't 'reply all' nor are they able to see a list of the message recipients.