3. Configure message settings:
Delete old messages: Automatically delete the oldest messages when the maximum
number of messages is reached. Set the maximum number of messages with the Text
message limit and Multimedia message limit settings below.
Text message limit: Set the maximum number of text messages per conversation.
Multimedia message limit: Set the maximum number of multimedia messages per
Text templates: Create and manage text strings that you can add to messages.
Auto combination: Determine whether long messages that are received in multiple parts are
automatically re-assembled to display as a single message.
Group messaging: Control how messages to multiple recipients are handled. When
enabled, a single message is sent to multiple recipients. When disabled, a separate message
is sent to each recipient.
Auto retrieve: Control whether message attachment(s) are automatically downloaded when
you display a multimedia message. If you disable this option, only the message header
displays in the message list, and you'll be prompted to download the attachment(s).
Roaming auto retrieve: Control whether message attachment(s) are automatically
downloaded while your phone is in roaming mode.
MMS alert: Set the phone to alert you when you make a change to a message that will
convert the message to a multimedia message (MMS).
Bubble style: Control how messages appear on the screen. Bubbles are the boxes that
surround each message.
Background style: Set the background of the message screen.
Use the volume key: Enable changing the text size while reading a message by pressing the
Volume Key up or down.
Notifications: Control whether notifications for new messages display in the Status bar.
Select ringtone: Set the ringtone for your message notifications.
Vibrate: Set whether vibration plays along with the ringtone for new message notifications.
Message alert repetition: Set how often your phone notifies you of new message(s).
Preview message: Control whether a preview of a new message appears in the Status bar
with the message notification.
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