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FAQs related to text messaging on your LG Tribute 5

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016

Answers to some of your questions about text messaging on your LG Tribute 5

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

    A text message has a limit of 160 characters. For longer text messages, your LG Tribute 5 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 or multimedia message.

  • Why does the message say Draft next to it?

    Your LG Tribute 5 saves a message that is composed but not sent as a draft. You can open and edit a draft or send it as is.

  • How do I send a group message?

    In the message inbox, tap the Compose button and enter the recipient names in the To field.

  • Can I delete a text message?

    Yes, you can delete a text message or a message thread.

    Delete a single text message:

    1. From the home screen, tap the Messaging icon.
    2. Tap the message thread.
    3. Tap and hold on the message you'd like to delete.
    4. Tap Delete.
    5. Tap YES.

    Delete an entire message thread:

    1. From the home screen, tap the Messaging icon.
    2. Tap and hold the thread you'd like to delete.
    3. Tap Delete.
    4. Tap YES.

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