Send an SMS Message to a Group Using a Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello, welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to send an SMS message to a group when using a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    To begin, press the power button located on the right-hand side of the phone.
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    Swipe the lock screen up to go to the home screen.
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    Find the "People" tile.
    Mine is located at the top of the phone. Find yours and press it.
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    Swipe over to "ROOMS" if you're not already on it.
    For this example, I'm going to enter the group called "Best Friends".
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    To add members to the group, press the icon at the bottom that looks like 2 people.
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    Press the plus sign at the bottom to add new contacts.
    This will bring you to the contact list.
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    To add multiple contacts, press the button on the bottom left, which is 3 lines and checkmarks.
    This allows you to select multiple people at once by checking the box next to them.
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    When you've selected everyone you want, press the checkmark at the bottom.
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    Now that there are some people in our the "Best Friends" group, I will press the checkmark at the bottom to save the changes.
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  10. 10
    Now, there is the option to press "text" if you want to send a group message.
    The phone currently says that 2 of 3 members have the ability to text. Press "text". This will bring up the text window.
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    Here you can add a message or an attachment and you can see the 2 friends in the "To:" section.
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    When you're happy with the message, press the send button on the bottom left.
    It looks like a message with movement lines behind it. That will send the message.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to send an SMS message to a group while using a Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video, please leave them in the comment section below. You've been watching VisiHow.
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Questions and Answers

Sending SMS to group of people?

How can I send SMS to a group of people who are not in my contact list?. I have tried: Send the SMS by adding the contact numbers directly to the SMS. I think it was caused by: No idea

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    Instead of steps 2-6 here you can also use the group-message option.
    If you use the group-message option as shown in the video, skip to step 7.
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  2. 2
    Press the home button.
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  3. 3
    Swipe the screen left.
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  4. 4
    Tap on Messaging.
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    Tap on the plus icon to create a new message.
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  6. 6
    In the field above, you can add people who are in your contact.
    Do it by tapping the plus icon to the right of the input field on the top. People will be separated by a semicolon.
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    If you want to add a person who is not in your contact list, then tap on the empty space in the input field.
    It is usually right after a semicolon and the last listed name. You may need to move the cursor to the last position on the right.
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    Type the contact number, including the country code if needed.
    For example, +12346789012, where +1 is the country code.
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    To add more numbers, tap on the semicolon and a space and type another number.
    • Alternatively, tap away from the input field, and the separator will appear automatically.
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  10. 10
    Type the body of the message and send it by tapping the plane icon.
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