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FAQs related to text messaging on your Alcatel OneTouch Retro

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2016

Answers to some of your questions about text messaging on your Alcatel OneTouch Retro

  • What's the difference between text messaging and multimedia messaging?

    A text message has a limit of 160 characters. For longer text messages, your Alcatel OneTouch Retro splits the message into multiple messages.

    With multimedia messaging you can combine images, video, and audio with text in a single message.

    Note: Other devices either split long texts into 160-character messages or convert them into a multimedia message. Multimedia messages require a data connection; text messages don't.

    Send or receive a text message.

    Send or receive a multimedia message.

  • Why does the message say Draft next to it?

    Your Alcatel OneTouch Retro saves a message that is composed but not sent as a draft. You can open and edit a draft or send it as is.

  • Can I delete a text message?

    Yes you can delete a text message on your device.

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