Messaging (SMS/MMS): Dell Streak 7

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the Dell Streak 7. 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 is not a supported feature of this device model. You may be able to download apps from the Play Store to block messages.

 

 

Unblock messages from a number

We're sorry, but this is not a supported feature of this device model.

 

 

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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 Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Short message center.
  6. Add the desired number. The default number is +12063130004.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the message thread you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Tap Delete thread.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. To include locked messages, tap to select Include locked messages.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the message thread you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Tap Delete thread.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. To include locked messages, tap to select Include locked messages.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

We're sorry, but this is not a supported feature of this device model.

 

 

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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 Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap New message.
  4. Tap the To field to open the on-screen keyboard and enter the contact’s number, or tap one of the following options:
    • Contacts
      1. Tap to select the desired contact(s) check box(es).
      2. Tap Add.
    • Groups
      1. Tap the desired e-mail account.
      2. Tap the desired group.
  5. Tap the Type to compose field and enter your message.
  6. To add an attachment, perform the following actions:
  7. Tap the Menu key.
  8. Tap Add.
  9. Scroll to and tap the file you want to attach.
  10. Tap OK.
  11. Tap Send or Send MMS.

 

 

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 Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Frame the subject.
  4. Tap the Camera icon to take the photo.
  5. In the upper right corner of the Camera screen, tap the thumbnail of the photo you just took.
  6. Tap Share.
  7. Tap Messaging.
  8. Tap the To field to open the on-screen keyboard and enter the contact’s number, or tap one of the following options:
    • Contacts
      1. Tap to select the desired contact(s) check box(es).
      2. Tap Add.
    • Groups
      1. Tap the desired e-mail account.
      2. Tap the desired group.
  9. Tap the Type to compose field and enter your message.
  10. Tap Send or 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 Applications Icon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Touch and hold the picture you want to send.
  4. Tap Share.
  5. Tap Messaging.
  6. Tap the To field to open the on-screen keyboard and enter the contact’s number, or
  7. Tap one of the following options:
    • Contacts
      1. Tap to select the desired contact(s) check box(es).
      2. Tap Add.
    • Groups
      1. Tap the desired e-mail account.
      2. Tap the desired group.
  8. Tap the Type to compose field and enter your message.
  9. Tap Send or Send MMS.

 

 

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