Apple iPhone 7

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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 iMessage. To write and send iMessages, you need to set up your phone for iMessaging.

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Press the message icon.

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Press the new message icon.

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Press To 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 key in the required text.

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Press the send icon.

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You can also send pictures, video clips, audio files and different effects in your iMessage. Follow the instructions on the screen to send your iMessage with the required content.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.