Messaging (SMS/MMS): Samsung Vibrant

Learn how to send, delete, and block SMS and MMS messages on the Samsung Vibrant. 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:

 

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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 Messaging.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu_key.png key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap or view Message center.

 

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

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

 

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

 

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu_key.png key.
  3. Tap Delete threads.
  4. Tap Select all or tap to select the checkbox next to each message you want to delete.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. If desired, tap to select Include locked messages.
  7. Tap Yes.

 

 

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 Messaging.
  2. Scroll to and tap the message you want to view.
  3. Touch and hold on received picture message.
  4. Select Save image to SD card.

 

 

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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 Messaging.
  2. Tap New message.
  3. In the To field select Groups.
  4. Scroll to and tap the desired recipient or group.
  5. Tap Add.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Enter the text of your message.
  8. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  9. When finished, 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 Applications.
  2. On the first Application panel, tap Camera.
  3. Frame the subject.
  4. Tap the Camera icon to take the photo.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  7. Enter the recipient’s phone number in the To field or select one of the following options:
    • Recent
    • Contacts
    • Groups
  8. Scroll to and tap the desired recipient or group.
  9. Tap Add.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Enter the text of your message.
  12. Tap the Menu Menu_key.png key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  13. When finished, 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. To send saved pictures as picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:
  2. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  3. On the first Application panel, tap Gallery.
  4. Scroll to the folder that contains the image file you want to send.
  5. Touch and hold the file.
  6. Tap Share.
  7. Scroll to and tap Messaging.
  8. Enter the recipient’s phone number in the To field or select one of the following options:
    • Recent
    • Contacts
    • Groups
  9. Scroll to and tap the desired recipient or group.
  10. Tap Add.
  11. Tap Next.
  12. Enter the text of your message.
  13. Tap the MenuMenu_key.png key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  14. When finished, tap Send.

 

 

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