Messaging (SMS/MMS): Google Nexus 4

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the Google Nexus 4. Find out more on this page.

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

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Unblock messages from a number

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

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Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap Delete thread.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap Delete thread.

 

 

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 All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the message containing the desired image.
  4. Touch and hold the image.
  5. Tap Save attachment.

 

 

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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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s name or phone number.
    • Repeat this step to add multiple contacts.
  5. Enter your message in the message field.
  6. Tap the Send icon.

 

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 All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message or an existing thread.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s phone number.
  5. If desired, enter a message in the message field.
  6. Tap the Attach (paperclip) icon.
  7. Tap Capture picture.
  8. Frame the subject and then tap the blue Shutter icon.
  9. Tap the Checkmark.

 

 

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 All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message or an existing thread.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s phone number.
  5. If desired, enter a message in the message field.
  6. Tap the Attach (paperclip) icon.
  7. Tap to select Pictures.
  8. Tap to select the desired folder and then image.
  9. Tap the Send icon

 

 

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