Messaging (SMS/MMS): Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the Samsung Tab 7.0 Plus. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

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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:

 

Using a text or picture message from the spam number

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
  4. Tap Register number as spam and then tap OK.

Using the Settings menu

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. If necessary, tap Spam settings to select the check box.
  6. Tap Register number as spam.
  7. Tap the + icon (plus sign).
  8. Manually enter the number or tap the Contacts icon to search your contacts list.
  9. When finished, tap Save.

 

 

Unblock messages from a number

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

 

Using a text or picture message from the blocked number

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
  4. Tap Remove from spam numbers.

Using the Settings menu

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. If necessary, tap Spam settings to select the check box.
  6. Tap Register number as spam.
  7. Touch and hold on the desired number and then tap Delete.
  8. Tap OK.

 

 

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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 Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. From the left column, tap the message thread that contains the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Trash Can icon.
  5. Tap to select the check box next to each message in the thread that you want to delete.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. From the left column, tap the message thread that contains the message you want to delete.
  4. Tap the Trash Can icon.
  5. Tap to select the check box next to each message in the thread that you want to delete.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

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. From the left column, tap the thread containing the picture you want to save.
  4. Touch and hold on the picture.
  5. Tap Save attachment.
  6. Tap the image file name to select the check box.
  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 Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Compose  icon.
  4. At To, enter each recipient’s phone number. If the recipient is saved in your phone book, enter the name and tap the recipient in the list.
  5. Tap the Enter message field.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. 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 Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Compose  icon.
  4. At To, enter the recipient’s phone number. If the recipient is saved in your phone book, enter the name and tap the recipient in the list.
  5. Tap the Enter message field.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. Tap the Add attachment  icon.
  8. Tap Take picture.
  9. Frame the subject.
  10. Tap the Camera icon.
  11. Tap Save.
  12. Tap the Send icon.

 

 

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 phone number or tap the App contact icon to tap to add a contact from your contacts list and then tap Done.
  5. Tap the Enter message field.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. Tap the Add attachment  icon.
  8. Tap Pictures.
  9. Locate and tap the picture you want to attach.
  10. Tap the Send icon.

 

 

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