Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Create and Send a Text Message

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout
  2. Tap Messages Messaging icon.
    Note If prompted to change the default SMS app, tap OK > YES to confirm.
  3. Tap the Compose icon Messaging Compose icon (lower-right).
  4. From the To field, enter a 10-digit mobile number or a contact name.
    Note As the number or contact is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
  5. To add an attachment:
    1. Tap the Attachment icon + (lower-left).
    2. Tap the attachment source at the bottom (e.g., camera, gallery, etc.).
    3. Locate then select the appropriate attachment.
  6. From the Add text to this message field, enter a message.
  7. Tap the Send icon Send icon (lower-right).