Send messages: Apple iPhone on iOS 10

Use these steps to send messages on Apple iOS 10. Check the software version using Software versions & updates: Apple iPhone & iPad on iOS 11. Additional software versions in Related Links below.

 

 

 

Send a group message

  1. From the Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the New Message icon at the top right corner.
  3. Enter the first number or contact in the To field.
    • If in your contact list, tap to select from the list of choices.
  4. Repeat step 3 for each additional number or contact.
  5. Enter the message.
  6. Tap Send.

 

Send a new picture or video in a message

  1. From the Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the New Message icon at the top right corner.
  3. Enter the first number or contact in the To field.
  4. Tap the Camera icon.
  5. Tap Take Photo or Video.
  6. Take the photo or video.
  7. Tap Use Photo.
  8. Tap Send.

 

Send a saved picture or video in a message

  1. From the Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the New Message icon.
  3. Enter the first number or contact in the To field.
  4. Tap the Camera icon.
  5. Tap Photo Library.
  6. Select the photo or video.
  7. Tap Choose.
  8. Tap Send.