Create and Send a Text Message - Moto X™

Note If SMS is disabled, ensure that SMS is set as the default app.

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Messenging Messaging icon.
  2. From the Inbox, tap the New message icon New message icon (located in the upper-right).
    Note If necessary, tap the Back icon Back icon (located in the bottom-left) to navigate to the Inbox.
  3. 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.
  4. To add an attachment:
    1. Tap the Attach icon Attach icon (located in the upper-right).
    2. Tap the attachment type (e.g. pictures, videos, audio, etc.).
    3. Locate then tap the appropriate attachment.
  5. From the 'Type message' field, enter a message.
  6. Tap the Send icon Send icon (located in the lower-right).