Messaging (SMS/MMS): LG Optimus L9

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the LG Optimus L9. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

We're sorry, but this feature is not supported on this device. You cannot block text or picture (SMS or MMS) messages or spam from a number.

 

Unblock messages from a number

We're sorry, but this feature is not supported on this device because you cannot block messages from a number. Therefore, you cannot unblock messages from a number.

 

 

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

You cannot add or change the SMS service center number. However, to view the service center number, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Text message.
  5. View the Service center address.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

To delete picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

To delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

To save a picture you received as a picture message (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the desired message thread.
  4. Touch and hold the image in the message.
  5. Tap Save attachments.
  6. Tap where you want to save the picture:

    • Internal storage
    • SD card


  7. Tap OK.

 

 

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Send messages

Send a group text message (SMS)

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


Use the Groups app

  1. From any Home screen, tap Contacts.
  2. Tap Groups.
  3. Tap the desired group.
  4. Tap the Menu key and then tap Send message.
  5. Tap Select all or else tap each group member you want to include in the message. Group members with an empty Check box will not receive the message.
  6. Tap Add.
  7. Enter a message.
  8. If necessary, tap Attach and add an attachment.
  9. Tap Send.

 

Create a custom group

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. Next to the To field, tap Contacts and then tap to select each contact to be included in the message. Tap Done.
  5. Note: To add non-contacts, tap the To field and enter the recipient's phone number and then tap Next on keyboard. Tap the To field again to continue adding non-contact recipients.
  6. Enter a message.
  7. If necessary, tap Attach to add attachments.
  8. 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 the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. At To, enter the recipient’s name or email address or tap the Contacts icon and select from your contacts list.
  5. Tap the Attach (paper clip) icon.
  6. Choose one of the following options:
    • Send new picture
      1. Tap Take photo.
      2. Frame the subject and tap the Camera icon.
    • Send new video
      1. Tap Record video
      2. Tap the red Record icon to begin recording.
      3. Tap the black Stop icon to stop recording
  7. Tap OK.
  8. Tap Enter Message to add a message, if desired.
  9. 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 the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Compose icon.
  4. At To, enter the recipient’s name or email address or tap the Contacts icon and select from your contacts list.
  5. Tap the Attach (paper clip) icon.
  6. Tap Image or Video.
  7. Tap the album containing the picture or video you want to send.
  8. Tap to select the desired image(s) or video(s).
  9. Tap OK.
  10. Tap Enter Message to add a message, if desired.
  11. Tap Send.

 

 

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