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Writing and sending iMessage

Want to write and send an iMessage? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your mobile phone for iMessaging before you can use this function.

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Create new iMessage

Tap Messages.

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Create new iMessage

Tap the new message icon.

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Select recipient

If the recipient can receive iMessages, iMessage is displayed.

Tap To and key in the first letters of the required contact.

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Select recipient

If the recipient can receive iMessages, iMessage is displayed.

Matching contacts are displayed.

Tap the required contact.

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Send text

See how to write text.

Tap iMessage and write the required text.

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Send text

See how to write text.

Tap Send when you've finished your iMessage.

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Send picture

Tap and hold the camera icon.

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Send picture

Tap the take picture icon.

The picture is sent immediately.

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Send video clip

The sent video clip is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the video clip, tap Keep.

Tap and hold the camera icon.

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Send video clip

The sent video clip is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the video clip, tap Keep.

Tap the record icon to start the video recorder.

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Send video clip

The sent video clip is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the video clip, tap Keep.

Tap the stop icon to stop the video recorder.

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Send video clip

The sent video clip is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the video clip, tap Keep.

Tap arrow up.

The video clip is sent immediately.

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Send sound recording

The sent sound recording is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the sound recording, tap Keep.

Tap and hold the microphone icon to start the sound recording.

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Send sound recording

The sent sound recording is automatically deleted after some time. If you want to save the sound recording, tap Keep.

Let go to stop the sound recording.

Tap arrow up.

The sound recording is sent immediately.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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