Messaging (SMS/MMS): HTC One (M8)

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the HTC One (M8). Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

To block incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) or mark them as spam, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap and hold on the desired message thread until Message options appears.
  3. Tap Block contact.

 

 

Unblock messages from a number

To allow incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) from a number you blocked, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Block list.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap Unblock contacts.

 

 

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

To delete picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Select the desired message thread.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Tap Delete messages.
  5. Tap Delete by selection.
  6. To delete the entire thread, tap Delete thread instead.
  7. Select the picture message(s) you want to delete.
  8. Tap DELETE.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

To delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Touch and hold the message thread you want to delete.
  3. Tap Delete.
  4. Tap OK.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

To save a picture you received as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Select the desired message thread.
  3. Tap and hold on the picture until Messaging options appears.
  4. Tap Save.

 

 

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Send messages

Send a group text message (SMS)

To write and send text messages (SMS) to a group, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap the Compose icon .
  3. Tap the People icon.
  4. Tap Group.
  5. Select a group.
  6. If no group is listed, you will need to create a group.
  7. Tap Done.

 

 

Send a new picture or video in a message (MMS)

To take a new video and send it as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. Enter the recipient's phone number.
  4. To use a stored contact, tap the Contacts icon.
  5. Tap the Attach icon.
  6. Tap Video.
  7. Tap Camcorder.
  8. Frame the subject and tap the Camcorder icon to begin recording.
  9. Tap the red REC icon to stop recording.
  10. Tap the Check mark icon.
  11. Tap the Refresh arrow to retake the video.
  12. Tap the Send icon.

 

 

To take a new picture and send it as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:


  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. Enter the recipient's phone number.
  4. To use a stored contact, tap the Contacts icon.
  5. Tap the Attach icon.
  6. Tap Picture.
  7. Tap Camera.
  8. Frame the subject and tap the Shutter icon.
  9. Tap the Check mark icon.
  10. Tap the Send icon.

 

 

Send a saved picture or video in a message (MMS)

To send pictures or videos you have saved on your device as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. Enter the recipient's phone number.
  4. To use a stored contact, tap the Contacts icon.
  5. Tap the Attach icon.
  6. Tap Video/Picture.
  7. Tap Videos/Pictures.
  8. Navigate to and select the desired video/picture.
  9. Tap the Send icon .

 

 

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