Verizon Messages is capable of sending and receiving large files, which uses cellular data unless device is set to download over Wi-Fi only.
Tap the Message+ icon .
If not available, navigate: Apps > Message+.
Tap the New message icon (located at the bottom).
From the To field, enter a 10-digit mobile number.
As the number is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
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.
Repeat this step as necessary to add additional recipients.
If prompted, select an option:
Allows recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
Doesn't allow recipients to reply to all who receive the message.
From the Type a Message box, enter a message.
To add an attachment:
Tap the Add icon + (located to the left of the message box).