Messages Settings

Use Messages settings to configure options for your text and multimedia messages, including message limits, size settings, and notifications.

Note: If you choose a default messaging app other than Messages (for example, Google Hangouts), you will not be able to use the Messages app unless you restore it as the default messaging app. For details, see Default Messaging App.

  1. Press Home key and tap Messaging app icon Messages.
  2. Tap Menu key > Settings.
  3. Configure message settings:

Important: The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) system provides the government the ability to send geographically targeted notifications of emergencies, such as threats to public safety, severe weather events, a hazardous material spill or a missing child in the phone user’s area.