Compose a Text Message for Moto X

To compose a text message:

  1. Tap Apps.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Tap the New Message icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  4. Enter message recipient(s) in the To bar. You must enter a 10 digit phone number (phone number including area code).
  5. Enter message text in the Type Message bar.
  6. To add an attachment, tap the Attach icon   at the top right of the screen.
  7. For other message settings, tap the Menu icon at the top right of the screen.
  8. Tap the Send icon at the bottom right of the screen.


NOTE: Only videos taken through the Messaging Capture Video function can be sent in a message. Existing videos captured through the Camera app will result in an error message stating the video is too large.


NOTE: MMS (text messages containing picture or video files) can currently only be sent to or received from certain carriers.