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Help Protect Your Messages

You can move private text messages to the Secure box. You will need to enter a password to read messages in the Secure box.

Important:

  • The Secure box does not encrypt messages.
  • Message stored on your SIM card cannot be moved to the secure box.

Move Messages to the Secure Box

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > messages app icon Messages.
  2. On the All messages screen, tap a contact (or phone number) to display the exchange of messages with that contact.
  3. Tap more options icon > Move to secure box.
  4. Select the messages, and then tap Move.

Note: To move all the messages from a contact, on the All messages screen, touch and hold the contact and tap Move to secure box.

  • To read messages in the Secure box, on the All messages screen, tap expand options icon > Secure. If it is your first time to use the Secure box, set a password.
  • To remove messages or contacts from the Secure box, touch and hold the contact (or phone number) and tap Move to general box.

Protect a Message from Deletion

You can lock a message so that it will not be deleted even if you delete the other messages in the conversation.

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > messages app iconMessages.
  2. On the All messages screen, tap a contact (or phone number) to display the exchange of messages with that contact.
  3. Tap the message (not a link or a phone number) that you want to lock, and then tap Lock message. A lock icon messages lock icon is displayed at the lower right of the message.