Verizon Messages - 4G Basic Phone - Create and Send a Text Message

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
    Note Utilize the 5-way navigation pad to highlight and press the center button to select.
  2. Select Message+ Message plus icon.
    Note If prompted with 'first time set up' screen:
    1. Press the right soft key soft key (to the right of the navigation pad) to choose Accept.
      Note A 'Please wait starting service' screen appears.
    2. Select 'Don't Restore' or 'Restore'.
  3. Press the left soft key to choose New Message.
  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. If preferred, press the right soft key to choose Options then select from the following:
    • Select Threads
    • Settings
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms and Conditions
  6. Compose message then select Send.

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