Introduction: Messages app allows you to receive and send SMS and MMS on Galaxy S23. SMS does not require an internet connection.

Send and check messages by conversation.

You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming.

Sending messages

  1. Open the Messages app and tap SMS icon.
  2. Add recipients and enter a message.

To record and send a voice message, touch and hold voice , and say your message. The recording icon appears only while the message input field is empty.

  1. Tap send message to send the message.
Send messages on Galaxy S23
  • Recipient
  • Enter recipients.
  • Enter emojis or stickers.
  • Enter a message.
  • Attach files.
  • Send the message.

Checking messages

  1. Open the Messages app and tap Conversations.
  2. On the messages list, select a contact or a phone number.
  • To reply to the message, tap the message input field, enter a message, and then tap send message.
  • To adjust the font size, spread two fingers apart or pinch on the screen.

Sorting messages

You can sort messages by category.

Open the Messages app and tap Conversations → add.

If the category option does not appear, tap menu iconSettings and tap the Conversation categories switch to turn it on.

Deleting messages

Touch and hold a message to delete, then tap Delete.

Changing message settings

Open the Messages app, tap menu iconSettings. You can block unwanted messages, change notification settings, and more.

Other Galaxy S23 Online User Manual pages

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List of all pages of Galaxy S23 Online User Manual:

You may check other Galaxy S23 guides organized in the following 4 sections.

Besides, you can read and download (in PDF format) the official Galaxy S23 user manual (including the updated Galaxy S23 user manual for Android 14 (One UI 6).

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