Google Pixel 4

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Writing and sending text messages

A text message is a message that can be sent to other mobile phones. If you can't send and receive text messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM, you need to set up your phone for text messaging.

Press the message icon.
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Press the message icon.

Press Start chat.
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Press Start chat.

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

Press the required contact.
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Press the required contact.

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

Press the send icon when you've finished your SMS.
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Press the send icon when you've finished your SMS.

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.
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Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.