Messaging (SMS/MMS): T-Mobile Prism

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the T-Mobile Prism. Find out more on this page.

 

 

Block messages

Block messages or spam from a number

To block incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) or mark them as spam, follow these steps:

 

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Unblock messages from a number

To allow incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) from a number you blocked, follow these steps:

 

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Manage messages

Add SMS service center number

To add or change the SMS service center number, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Scroll to and tap SMS center number.
  6. Enter the desired number.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

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

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete thread.
  5. 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 Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the desired message.
  4. Touch and hold the image.
  5. Tap Save attachment.
  6. Select the desired folder.
  7. Tap Save.

 

 

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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 Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s name or tap the Contacts icon to select a name in your contact list.
    • Repeat this step to add multiple contacts.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. 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 Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s name or tap the Contacts icon to select a name in your contact list.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Tap Attach.
  8. Tap Capture picture.
  9. Frame your subject.
  10. Tap the Camera shutter icon to capture.
  11. Tap the OK.
  12. Tap Send MMS.

 

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 Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message.
  4. At To, enter the contact’s name or tap the Contacts icon to select a name in your contact list.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Tap Attach.
  8. Tap Pictures.
  9. Navigate to and tap the desired folder
  10. Navigate to and tap the desired picture.
  11. Tap Send MMS.

 

 

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