Verizon Messages - Android™ / Windows® Tablet - Create and Send a Text Message

Note Ensure your apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version. Select the one of the following operating systems for more info:

  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.

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

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