New Messages Notification

Depending on your notification settings, the phone will play a ringtone, vibrate, or display the message briefly in the status bar when you receive a new text or multimedia message. To change the notification for new text and multimedia messages, see Messages Settings for details.

A text notification icon New message icon also appears in the notifications area of the status bar to notify you of a new text or multimedia message. The messages icon Messages app icon also displays the number of new messages.