Verizon Messages - Android™ / Windows® Tablet - Send a Message

Note Notes:

  • Ensure your apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version. Select one of the following operating systems for more info:
  • Verizon Messages is capable of sending and receiving large files, which uses cellular data unless device is set to download over Wi-Fi only.

  1. Tap the Message+ icon Message+ icon.
    Note If not available, navigate: Apps > Message+.
  2. Tap the New message icon (located at the bottom).
    Tap the Pencil icon
  3. From the To field, enter a 10-digit mobile number.
    Note As the number is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
    Note Alternately, tap the contacts icon (located on the right-side of the To field), select a contact, select the appropriate mobile number then tap OK.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to add additional recipients.
    Enter a 10-digit mobile number
  4. If prompted, select an option:
    Allows recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
    Just Me
    Doesn't allow recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
    Select an option
  5. From the Type a Message box, enter a message.
    Note To add an attachment:
    1. Tap the Add icon + (located to the left of the message box).
      Tap the attachment
    2. Select one of the following attachment types:
      Note Not all attachment options are available on Windows devices.
      Video - Kanvas
      Contact Card
      Record (Audio)
  6. Tap the Send icon Send icon.

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