Send messages: Samsung Galaxy S8

Use these steps to send messages on the Samsung Galaxy S8.

 

 

 

Send a group message

Sending group messages allows you to send messages to multiple people at the same time and for them to reply to everyone in the group. There is no way to remove yourself from the group message, unless everyone stops sending group messages to that group.

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. Tap the Groups tab.
  5. Tap the group you want to send the message to.
  6. Tap All or manually select recipients.
  7. Tap COMPOSE.
  8. Enter message text in the Group conversation box.
  9. When done, tap the Send icon.

 

Send a new picture or video in a message

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. Enter message recipient or choose from Contacts.
  5. Enter message text in the Enter message field.
  6. Tap the Attach icon (paper clip).
  7. To take a picture and send it in the message:
    1. Tap Take picture.
    2. Frame the subject.
    3. Tap the Shutter icon.
    4. Tap Save to have the picture inserted in the message.
    5. Tap the Send icon when ready to send.
  8. To record a video and send it in the message:
    1. Tap Record video.
    2. Tap the Camcorder icon.
    3. Tap the Stop icon to stop recording.
    4. Tap Save to have the video inserted in the message.
    5. Tap the Send icon when ready to send.

 

Send a saved picture or video in a message

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. Enter message recipient or choose from Contacts.
  5. Enter message text in the Enter message field.
  6. Tap the Attach icon (paper clip).
  7. Tap Image or Video.
  8. Tap one of these options:
    • Dropbox
    • Gallery
    • Photos
    • Samsung Link
  9. Tap Always or Just once.
  10. Tap the folder of the image or video.
  11. Tap the desired image or video to select the check box.
  12. Tap Done.
  13. Tap the Send icon.

 

Send SOS messages

SOS Messages allow customers to send an SOS Message to a preset emergency contact. Customers will be able to press the power key quickly 3 times to send a quick alert to their preset emergency contact in an emergency situation. The alert includes an SOS/help message with the senders attached location (based on GPS availability). Press the power key quickly 3 times to send a quick alert to the preset emergency contact in an emergency situation.

 

To setup SOS Messages and an Emergency contact , follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Advanced features or Privacy and safety.
  4. Tap Send SOS Message.
  5. Move the slider to On.
  6. Accept Terms and conditions.
  7. Select Agree.
  8. Tap Add Contact.
  9. Choose Create contact or Select from contacts.
  10. Tap Save or Done.