Send messages (SMS / MMS): T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to send SMS and MMS messages on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.

 

 

 

 

Send a group message

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Create new message.
  4. Enter the recipient’s name or phone number in the To field or select one of the displayed contacts.
    • Note: repeat this step to add multiple contacts.
  5. Enter the text of your message.
  6. When finished, tap Send.

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Create new message.
  4. Tap the To box to enter the name of the contact you want to send to.
  5. Tap the desired contact.
  6. If desired, tap in the text message box to enter a message.
  7. Tap the Picture icon to attach a picture.
  8. Tap Capture picture.
  9. Frame the scene and tap the Camera icon.
  10. Tap Save.
  11. Tap Send.

 

To send video

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Create new message.
  4. Tap the To box to enter the name of the contact you want to send to.
  5. Tap the desired contact.
  6. If desired, tap in the text message box to enter a message.
  7. Tap the Picture icon to attach a picture.
  8. Tap Capture video.
  9. Frame the scene and tap the Record icon.
  10. When done, tap the Stop icon.
  11. Tap Save.
  12. Tap Send.

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Create new message.
  4. Tap the To box to enter the name of the contact you want to send to.
  5. Tap the desired contact.
  6. If desired, tap in the text message box to enter a message.
  7. Tap the Picture icon to attach a video.
  8. Tap Videos.
  9. Select and tap the desired video.
  10. Tap Send.