Verizon Messages - Android™ / Windows® Tablet - Download and Install App

Ensure your apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version. Select the one of the following operating systems for more info:

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Apps icon (at the bottom) > Play Store > Apps & Games.
  2. Enter Verizon Messages in the search field (at the top).
  3. Tap Verizon Messages.
  4. Tap Install/Update.
  5. When prompted, tap Accept.
  6. Tap OPEN/Launch.
    Tap Open
  7. Tap Start Messaging.
  8. Enter your phone's mobile number then tap Next (upper-right).
    Note You cannot use the tablet's mobile number.
  9. Use your tablet's camera to scan the QR code that was sent via text message to the mobile number entered.
    Scan QR code
  10. If prompted to set up a public profile do one of the following:
    • Enter a name and/or avatar for your public profile then tap Save.
    • Tap I don't want a public profile then tap Done.

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