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  • 1.

    From the home screen, tap the Messaging icon

  • 2.

    Tap the Compose icon

  • 3.

    Enter the first few letters of the contact's name and then tap the contact from the displayed list

  • 4.

    To send the message to a number that is not in your contacts, tap the To field

  • 5.

    Tap the +!= key

  • 6.

    Enter the number you wish to send a message to and then tap Type Text Message

  • 7.

    Enter the text of your message and then tap the Send icon