Verizon Messages - Apple® iPhone® - Download and Install App

Note Notes:


  1. From the Home screen, tap App Store.
    Home screen showing App Store
  2. Tap Search tab.
    Magnifying glass
  3. Tap the Search field and enter verizon messages then tap Search.
    Tap Search
  4. Tap Get.
    Note If presented, tap the Download icon.
    Tap Get
  5. If prompted, tap Use existing Apple ID.
  6. Enter the Apple ID and password then tap OK.
    Note The Apple ID is the email address associated with the account.
  7. Once the app has completed the downloading and installing process, tap Open.
    Note You can also locate the app by sliding finger left or right on the home screen.
    Tap Open
  8. Tap Allow to give permission for Verizon Messages to send you notifications.
    Tap Allow
  9. Tap Start Messaging.
    Tap Start Messaging
  10. Tap OK to give permission for Verizon Messages to access your contacts.
    Permission to access contacts screen
  11. Enter the 10-digit Verizon Wireless mobile number that the device is to be paired with then tap Send Code.
    Tap Send Code
  12. Tap OK to give permission for Verizon Messages to access your Camera.
    Permission to access camera screen
  13. Open the message received on your device with the link.
  14. From the message, tap the link.
    Note Allow time for phone to verifiy QR code.
    Tap the link
  15. Tap Open.
    Tap Open
  16. From the 'Welcome' screen, select 'No, I don't want to make a public profile' or ' Yes, I want to make a public profile'.
    Select profile type screen
  17. If prompted with the What's New screen, review the new features then tap Close.
    Tap Close from What
  18. Tap an option to enter a Emergency 911 address and turn on Integrated Calling:
    • Later
    • Update Now
      1. Either tap Locate Me to use your current location or enter an address.
        • If Locate Me is selected tap Allow to give Verizon Messages permission to access your location.
      2. Tap Save (upper right).
    Select an Option


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