Manage messages: Nokia Lumia 521

    Learn how to block, delete and save SMS / MMS messages on the Nokia Lumia 521.

     

     

     

    Delete picture messages (MMS)

    1. From the Start screen, tap the Messaging tile.
    2. Perform one of the following actions:
      • To delete an entire MMS conversation thread
        1. From the 'threads' screen, touch and hold on the desired conversation thread.
        2. Tap delete.
        3. Tap delete again.
      • To delete an individual MMS message
        1. From the 'threads' screen, select the desired conversation thread.
        2. Touch and hold the MMS message you want to delete.
        3. Tap delete.
        4. Tap delete again.

     

    Delete text messages (SMS)

    1. From the Start screen, tap the Messaging tile.
    2. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
    3. Tap delete.
    4. Tap delete again to confirm.

     

    Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

    1. From the Start screen, tap the Messaging tile.
    2. Select the conversation thread containing the MMS message.
    3. Tap the picture.
    4. Tap the More icon (...) at the bottom-right of the screen.
    5. Tap save to phone. The image will save in the Saved pictures folder inside the 'Albums' section of the Photos application.

     

    SMS service center number

    1. From the start screen, tap the Messaging tile.
    2. Tap the More icon (...).
    3. Tap settings.
    4. Tap the SMS center number field.
    5. Enter the desired number. The default number is +12063130004 and cannot be changed.
    6. Tap save.