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Apple iPad mini

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Write and send an iMessage

You can send iMessages to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages. To write and send iMessages, you need to set up your tablet for iMessaging.

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Press Messages.

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Press the new message icon.

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Press the search field and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.

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Press the required contact.

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If the recipient can receive iMessages, iMessage is displayed in the text input field.

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Press the text input field and write the text for your iMessage.

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Press Send when you've finished your iMessage.

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Press the camera icon.

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Press Photo Library and go to the required folder.

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Press the required picture or video clip.

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Press Use.

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Press Send when you've finished your iMessage.

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Press and hold the microphone icon to start the sound recording.

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Let go to stop the sound recording and press arrow up to send the sound recording.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.