A text message is a message that can be sent to other tablets and mobile phones. Your tablet can send and receive text messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM. If this isn't the case, you can set up your tablet for text messaging manually.
Slide your finger upwards on the screen.
Press the menu icon.
Press More settings.
Press Text messages.
Press Message Centre.
Key in +447958879879 and press Set.
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.