Messaging (SMS/MMS): Motorola Moto X

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the Motorola Moto X. 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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap tap the Hangouts icon.
  2. Tap the conversation of the contact you want to block.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Tap People & options.
  5. Tap Block (contacts name).
  6. Tap Block

 

 

Unblock messages from a number

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap tap the Hangouts icon.
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap SMS.
  5. Tap Blocked numbers.
  6. Tap Unblock.

 

 

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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 the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Menu.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Service center number.
  6. Confirm the number is +12063130004.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the conversation you want to delete.
  4. Tap the trash can icon.

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the conversation you want to delete.
  4. Tap the trash can icon.

 

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, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the conversation you want to save.
  4. Tap Save attachment.
  5. Place a check next to the image name and 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 the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Menu.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Default group message type to enable Group messaging.

 

 

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 Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Open the message thread of the contact you are sending to or start a new thread.
  4. Tap Attach.
  5. Tap Video or Image.
  6. Tap Capture Video or Take Picture.
  7. Capture the video or picture.
  8. Tap Done.
  9. Continue to compose the remainder of the message.
  10. Tap 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 Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Open the message thread of the contact you are sending to or start a new thread.
  4. Tap Attach.
  5. Tap Gallery.
  6. Navigate to and select the image you want to attach.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Continue to compose the remainder of the message.
  9. Tap Send.

 

 

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