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Text and MMS Options

The messages settings menu lets you control options for your text and multimedia messages including message limits, size settings, and notifications.

  1. Tap home key > Messenger messenger app icon.
  2. On the Messenger screen, tap message options icon > Settings.
  3. Adjust the following settings according to your needs:
  • Default SMS app: To change your default messenger app.
  • Get notifications: Select whether to get notifications or not when a new message arrives.
  • Notification sound: Allows you to select a ringer to sound when a new message is received. Tap this option, and then select a ringtone that is specific to new text and multimedia messages. A sample will briefly be played upon selection, then tap OK to save your new setting.
  • Hear outgoing message sounds: Select whether to hear sounds when you send a message.
  • Vibrate: Enable this option if you want the phone to vibrate when a new text or multimedia message is received.
  • Advanced
  • Enhanced features: Configure the enhanced features (available when the mobile network allows).
  • Group messaging: Select the group messaging option between Send an SMS reply to all recipients and get individual replies (mass text) and Send an MMS reply to all recipients (group MMS).
  • Auto-download MMS: Enable this option to automatically retrieve the entire content of your multimedia message. When enabled, the multimedia message header, message body, and any attachments will automatically download to your phone when the message is received. If you disable this option, only the multimedia message header will be retrieved and displayed.
  • Auto-download MMS when roaming: Disable this option if you only desire the multimedia message headers to download while roaming. Enable this option to automatically download your complete multimedia messages even while roaming.
  • Use simple characters: Turn this on to change special characters in text messages into simple ones.
  • SIM card messages: You can view SIM card messages.
  • Phone number: Tap this to change the phone number you use to send messages.