Messaging (SMS/MMS): LG GS170

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the LG GS170. Find out more on this page:

 

Block messages

Manage messages

Send messages

 

 

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:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Inbox.
  4. Scroll to the message and select Delete.
  5. Select Yes to confirm.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Inbox.
  4. Scroll to the message you want to delete and select Options.
  5. Scroll to and select Delete.
  6. Select Yes to confirm.

 

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Select Inbox.
  4. Open received picture message.
  5. Press Options.
  6. Scroll and select Attachments.
  7. Select 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 the main screen, press the Messaging key.
  2. At To, select Add.
  3. Select Contact groups:
  4. Scroll to and select the desired contact group.
  5. At Text, enter your message.
  6. Select 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 the main screen, press the Camera key.
  2. Frame your subject.
  3. Press the Center Select key or the Camera key to take the picture.
  4. Scroll left and select Send.
  5. Select Message.
  6. At To, select Add.
  7. Select one of the following options:
    • Recent Recipients: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Call Log: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Contacts: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Contact groups: Scroll to and select the desired contact group.
    • Enter number: Enter the phone number.
  8. At Text, enter your message.
  9. Select 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 the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Media.
  3. Scroll to and select Pictures.
  4. Navigate to the desired picture and select Options.
  5. Select Send.
  6. Select Message.
  7. At To, select Add.
  8. Select one of the following options:
    • Recent Recipients: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Call Log: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Contacts: Scroll to and select the desired contact.
    • Contact groups: Scroll to and select the desired contact group.
    • Enter number: Enter the phone number.
  9. At Text, enter your message.
  10. Select Send.

To send an MMS to an email address, follow these steps:

  1. Select Menu
  2. Scroll to and select Messages.
  3. Select Create Message.
  4. On the To: field type the e-mail address of the recipient.
  5. Scroll down to the text field to enter a message.
  6. Select Options
  7. Select Insert.
  8. Select Image then scroll to and select the desired picture.
  9. Select Send.

 

 

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