Write and send an iMessage

You can send iMessages to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages. To write and send iMessages, you need to set up your phone for iMessaging.

1 of 9 steps Press the message icon.
2 of 9 steps Press the new message icon.
3 of 9 steps Press To: and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.
4 of 9 steps Press the required contact.
5 of 9 steps If the recipient can receive iMessages, iMessage is displayed in the text input field.
6 of 9 steps Press the text input field and write the required text.
7 of 9 steps Press the send icon.
8 of 9 steps You can also send pictures, video clips, audio files and different effects in your iMessage. Follow the instructions on the screen to send your iMessage with the required content.
9 of 9 steps Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.