Apple ME323LL/A User Manual

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Chapter  9    
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An alert badge   appears if a message can’t be sent. Tap the alert in a conversation to try 
sending the message again. Double-tap to send the message as an SMS text message.
Resume a conversation. Tap the conversation in the Messages list.
Use picture characters. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard, 
then tap Emoji to make that keyboard available. When you type a message, tap   to change to 
the Emoji keyboard. See 
 on page 148.
See what time a message was sent or received. Drag any bubble to the left.
Make a voice call or FaceTime call to the person you’re texting. Tap Contact at the top of the 
screen, then tap   or 
.
See a person’s contact info. Tap Contact at the top of the screen, then tap  . Tap info items to 
perform actions, such as making a FaceTime call. 
See earlier messages in the conversation. Tap the status bar to scroll to the top. Tap Load Earlier 
Messages, if necessary.
Send messages to a group (iMessage and MMS). Tap  , then enter multiple recipients. With 
MMS, group messaging must also be turned on in Settings > Messages, and replies are sent only 
to you—they aren’t copied to the other people in the group.
Block unwanted messages. On a contact card, tap Block this Caller. You can see someone’s 
contact card while viewing a message by tapping Contact, then tap  . You can also 
block callers in Settings > Phone > Blocked. You will not receive voice calls, FaceTime calls, 
or text messages from blocked callers. For more information about blocking calls, see 
Manage conversations
Conversations are saved in the Messages list. A blue dot   indicates unread messages. Tap a 
conversation to view or continue it.
View the Messages list. Swipe to the right.
Forward a message. Touch and hold a message or attachment, tap More, select additional items 
if desired, then tap 
.
Delete a message. Touch and hold a message or attachment, tap More, select more if desired, 
then tap  . To delete all text and attachments without deleting the conversation, tap Delete All.
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