Enhanced messaging allows you to exchange multimedia chat messages with pictures, voice recordings, audio or video files, contact cards (vCard), appointments (vCalendar), as well as large files to other phones which support Enhanced messages.

Enable Enhanced Messaging

  1. From home, tap Apps  > Messages .
  2. Tap More > Settings > Enhanced messaging.

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  3. Tap On/Off to enable Enhance messaging.
  4. Set options:
  • Image resize: Set the standard size of images sent with Enhanced messages.
  • Send as SMS/MMS messages: Send your Enhanced messaging messages as text or multimedia messages when Enhanced messaging is unavailable.
  • Registered information: View and set the registered information for your phone number.

Note: The first time you turn on Enhanced messaging, you may be prompted to agree to the Enhanced features Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Review the terms and tap Agree to continue.

Send an Enhanced Message

  1. From home, tap Apps  > Messages .
  2. On the Messaging screen, tap Compose .

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  • The Compose screen opens.
  1. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
  • Enter phone numbers directly in the Enter recipient field. If you are sending the message to several phone numbers, separate the phone numbers with a comma. As you enter information, any matching phone numbers from your Contacts list are displayed. Tap a match to enter that number or address directly.
  • Tap Recipients recipients message icon, and then select the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You can also select contact groups as recipients. When you have selected all the message recipients, tap Done.
  1. Tap the Enter message field, and then start composing your message.

    screenshot of enhanced message conversation
  2. Tap Attachment attachment icon and select from the following file attachments:
  • Camera: Take a new picture or record a new video. 
  • Gallery: Attach a picture from the Gallery app.
  • Other: select from the following sources:
  • Image: Attach a stored picture. 
  • Video: Attach a stored video. 
  • Audio: Attach a stored music file or voice recording.
  • Record audio: Make a voice recording and attach it.
  • Memo: Attach a Memo. 
  • Calendar: Select the calendar event you want to attach. 
  • Location: Add your current location (requires GPS to be turned on) or a location you pick on a map to your message. 
  • Contacts: Select a contact from your phone, and then select which contact information you want to attach. 
  1. When done, tap Send send enhanced message icon to send the enhanced message.