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Text Messaging Tips

Featured Tips
  • You can save money and send free text messages via e-mail on your iPhone or iPod touch. This is possible through SMS e-mail gateways, which are supported by most wireless carriers. The messages will arrive on a person’s phone just...
  • If you want to quickly delete a conversation in Text, simply swipe your finger across it, and the Delete button will appear. Tap anywhere outside the Delete button if you change your mind.
  • You can send a text message directly from the Favorites, Recents, and Contacts lists in Phone. Open Contacts, tap on the desired name or number, and tap on Text Message. Open Favorites or Recents, find the desired name or number in the...
  • If Internet connectivity isn’t available or is too slow on your iPhone, you can send SMS text messages to Google to quickly get information like sports scores, weather, word definitions, driving directions, and more. To do this,...
  • Some phones limit received SMS messages to 160 characters. If you send a longer message to another iPhone, it may only receive the first 160 characters or the message may be split into two or more messages. Send longer messages via e-...
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