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How do I forward a text message?

Forwarding SMSForwarding a text message is a built-in feature of the Messages app. You can even forward several text messages at the same time. Here's how to forward a text message:


  1. Open Messages.
  2. Tap on the conversation that contains the message(s) you want to forward.
  3. Tap on Edit at the top right corner of the screen.

  4. Tap on the message(s) you want to forward.
  5. Tap on the Forward button at the bottom right of your screen (see image).
  6. Type in the name or number of the people you want the message(s) forwarded to. Optionally, tap the "+" to bring up your contacts.
  7. Tap on Send.