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  • 1.

    From the home screen, tap Messages

  • 2.

    Tap the Compose icon

  • 3.

    Enter the first few letters of the name of the contact you wish to send the message to and then tap their number in the displayed list

  • 4.

    To send the message to a number that is not in your contacts, tap 123

  • 5.

    Enter the number

  • 6.

    Tap the text entry field

  • 7.

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