Sony Xperia XA

Sony Xperia XA

Android 6.0

Read picture messages

Read help info

A picture message is a message which can contain pictures and other media files and can be sent to other mobile phones and email addresses. If you can't send and receive picture messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM, you need to set up your phone for picture messaging.

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Read picture messages

Press Messaging.

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Read picture messages

Press the required sender.

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Read picture messages

Press the required picture message to see the contents attached.

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Read picture messages

Press the Return key to return to the list of messages.

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Reply to a picture message

Press the text input field and key in the required reply.

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Reply to a picture message

Press the send icon.

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Forward picture message

Press and hold the field below the required picture message until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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Forward picture message

Press Forward message.

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Forward picture message

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

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Forward picture message

Press the required contact.

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Forward picture message

Press the send icon.

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Delete picture message

Press and hold the field below the required picture message until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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Delete picture message

Press Delete message.

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Delete picture message

Press DELETE.

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Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Read picture messages

Press Messaging.
Press the required sender.
Press the required picture message to see the contents attached.
Press the Return key to return to the list of messages.

2. Reply to a picture message

Press the text input field and key in the required reply.
Press the send icon.

3. Forward picture message

Press and hold the field below the required picture message until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Forward message.
Press the search field and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.
Press the required contact.
Press the send icon.

4. Delete picture message

Press and hold the field below the required picture message until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Delete message.
Press DELETE.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.