Send messages (SMS / MMS): Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889)

Learn how to send SMS and MMS messages on the Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889).

 

 

 

 

Send a group text message

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. Tap the Contacts contacts icon.jpg icon.
  4. Choose the desired option:

    • Send to a custom group
      1. Tap the Contacts tab.
      2. Tap the desired contact (if necessary, tap the desired number if the contact has more than one) from the list to select the check box.
      3. Repeat step 2 to add each custom group member.
        Note: You can also add phone numbers (non-contacts) to the group. With the cursor inside the Enter recipient field, enter the phone number and tap Next.
      4. Tap Done.

    • Send to a Group (already created)
      1. If necessary, touch the tabs section and drag your finger to the right to reveal the Groups tab. Tap the Groups tab.
      2. Tap the group you want to send the message to.
      3. Tap Select all or else tap only the recipients you want the message to be delivered to.
      4. Tap Done.

  5. Tap the Enter message field and enter your message.
  6. When done, tap the Send email send icon.jpg icon.

 

 

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

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.

    • To take a picture
      1. If necessary, touch the Switch camera camcorder slider.jpg and drag your finger to the right to select Camera mode.
      2. Frame the subject and then tap the Shutter shutter icon.jpg icon.

    • To capture a video
      1. If necessary, touch the Switch and drag your finger left towards the Camcorder camcorder icon.jpg icon.
      2. If necessary, tap the Settings icon (gear), tap Recording mode, and then tap Limit for MMS. If you do not turn on Limit for MMS, you may be limited to sending short videos due to large file size.
      3. Tap the red Record icon to begin recording.
      4. Tap the Stop icon to stop recording.
  3. Tap the image or video thumbnail located at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  4. If necessary, tap the screen.
  5. Tap the Share share icon.jpg icon.
  6. Swipe up on the screen and tap Messaging.
  7. At Enter recipient, enter the recipient's phone number. Or, if sending to a contact, tap the Contacts contacts icon.jpg icon. Tap to select the contact you want to send the message to. Tap Done.
  8. Tap the message field and enter the text of your message.
  9. When done, tap the Send email send icon.jpg 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 Messaging.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. At Enter recipient, enter the recipient's phone number. Or, if sending to a contact, tap the Contacts contacts icon.jpg icon. Tap the desired contact and then tap Done.
  4. Tap the Enter message field and enter the text of your message.
  5. Tap the Attach icon (paper clip).
  6. Tap Images or Video.
  7. Tap one of the following options for accessing your picture or video (by default, your pictures and videos are stored in the Gallery):
    • Dropbox
    • Gallery
    • Samsung Link
  8. Tap either Always or Just once.
  9. Tap the folder of the image or video.
  10. Tap the image or video thumbnail
  11. When done, tap the Send email send icon.jpg icon.