How to Text from your iPhone

You finally upgraded to the iPhone, congrats!  Now you just need to know how to use it, that’s where we can help.  Are you wondering how to text message your friends or family for the first time? Using your new iPhone to text is easy, just follow the simple steps below and you will be texting in no time.

[Main image via: Flickr]


Difficulty Rating
  • easy
Things you'll need
  • iPhone
  • Text messaging plan
Tips & Warnings
  • Be sure to have a text messaging plan or else you may be charged high rates for sending text messages. Refer to your carrier for rates.
  1. Tap the Messages icon.
  2. Enter the name or number (if the person is not yet in your contact list) of the person you want to text in the To: field.  You can also tap the + to see your contact list.
  3. Tap the Message field and use the keypad to enter text.
  4. Once you have completed your message tap the Send button.
  5. You're done. Your text message has been sent to the recipient.

Back to top ▴

  • Rpuckey

    thanks simple and easy to follow. Rog

Back to top ▴