Advanced Messaging - Samsung - Manage Chat Settings

Notes Notes:

  • Advanced Messaging (RCS) requires the most recent software version to access new features and capabilities.
  • Advanced Messaging is only available with other devices of the same make and model (Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+) on the Verizon Network. There is no cross carrier capability at this time.
  • The device must be in a Verizon wireless coverage area to send or receive chat messages.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Tap Messages Messages icon.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (middle-right).
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Chat settings.
  6. Tap the switch(es) to turn the following features on Switch on or off Switch off:
    • Use nickname in chats
      Note To create a nickname:
      1. tap Nickname,
      2. enter the preferred name then tap OK.
    • Share read status
    • Auto download
    • Roaming auto download
    • Share typing indications

Notes For additional info, check out these Chat feature FAQs.