How to Send Text Message on iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

Sending text messages on an iPhone is a simple and efficient way to communicate with others. Whether you want to send a quick message to a friend or have an important conversation, the iPhone provides various options for sending text messages. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of sending text messages on your iPhone.

Sending a Text Message

To send a text message on your iPhone, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Messages app: Locate the Messages app on your home screen and tap on it. The app icon resembles a green speech bubble.
  2. Tap on the compose button: In the top right corner of the screen, you will find a pencil and paper icon. Tap on it to start composing a new message.
  3. Select a recipient: In the “To” field, start typing the name or phone number of the person you want to send the message to.

    You can also tap on the “+” button to access your contacts list and select a recipient from there.

  4. Type your message: Tap in the text field at the bottom of the screen and start typing your message. The keyboard will automatically appear when you tap in this field.
  5. Send your message: Once you have finished typing your message, tap on the blue arrow button located on the right side of the text field. Your message will be sent instantly.

Sending Multimedia Messages

In addition to sending plain text messages, you can also send multimedia messages using your iPhone’s messaging app. Here’s how:

  1. Add an attachment: While composing a new message, tap on the camera icon to the left of the text field. You will be presented with various options to attach photos, videos, or other files from your device.
  2. Select a file: Choose the type of media you want to attach and browse through your files to find the desired item.

    Tap on it to select it.

  3. Send your multimedia message: After adding the attachment, you can add a caption or additional text if needed. Tap on the blue arrow button to send your multimedia message.

Sending Messages in Group Chats

If you want to send a message to multiple recipients at once, you can create a group chat. Follow these steps:

  1. Create a new message: Open the Messages app and tap on the compose button as mentioned earlier.
  2. Add multiple recipients: In the “To” field, enter the names or phone numbers of all the people you want to include in the group chat. Alternatively, tap on the “+” button and select multiple contacts from your list.
  3. Type and send your message: After adding all recipients, type your message in the text field and tap on the blue arrow button to send it. Your message will be delivered to all participants in the group chat.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to send text messages on your iPhone.

Whether it’s a simple text or a multimedia message, sending messages on an iPhone is quick and convenient. Start messaging now and stay connected with your friends and family!

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