Chapter 4

Discovering the Joy of Text


Bullet Sending a text message

Bullet Sending a text message with an attachment

Bullet Receiving a text message

Sure, cellphones are made for talking. But these days, many people use their cellphones even more for texting.

Even the most basic phones support texting these days, but your Galaxy S10 phone makes sending and receiving text messages more convenient, no matter whether you’re an occasional or pathological texter. In this chapter, I fill you in on how to send a text message (with or without an attachment), how to receive a text message, and how to read your old text messages.

Tip This chapter uses images from the Samsung Messaging application. It is possible that your phone may have as its default another texting application. If so, you can easily switch to the Messaging app. You can also use the default app, but the images will be somewhat different. Your choice.

Sending the First Text Message

Text messages (which are short messages, usually 160 characters or less, sent by cellphone) are particularly convenient when you can’t talk at the moment ...

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