Sending a Next-Gen Message to a group

Motorola Moto X Play on Android 7.1.1

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With Next-Gen Messaging, you can see when people in a group have read your messages. All members of the group need to have Next-Gen Messaging enabled in order for this functionality to work.

  1. Step 1/12

    From the Messaging app main screen, tap Start chat.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  2. Step 2/12

    Tap Start group conversation.

    Note: To send a Next-Gen Message to a group, all members must have chat features enabled. Otherwise, your chat will be converted into standard MMS.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 3/12

    Enter a contact name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/12

    Select the contact.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  5. Step 5/12

    Enter another contact name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  6. Step 6/12

    Select the contact.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  7. Step 7/12

    Tap the Arrow icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  8. Step 8/12

    Enter a group name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  9. Step 9/12

    Tap the Arrow icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  10. Step 10/12

    Compose your message.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  11. Step 11/12

    When you're finished, tap the Send icon.

    Note: Within your group chat, you can view read receipts and who is actively typing in the correspondence.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Step 12 of 12:

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