Samsung Galaxy S III™ - How to send a text message

Follow the steps below to send text messages from your smartphone to another smartphone or mobile phone..

  1. From the Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the New message icon at the top right corner of your screen.
  3. Type one of the following in the Enter recipient field:
    • The name of the recipient, if they are already stored in your Contacts list.
    • North America destination: Type the 10-digit phone number.
    • International destination: Check the list of eligible countries worldwide then type 011, followed by the country code and the mobile phone number.
    • Email destination: Type the e-mail address. The message is delivered as Multi Media Message (MMS) and extra charges may apply (check your rate plan).
  4. Type your message.
  5. Tap Send.
  6. Your text message is sent.
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