Apple iPhone 4S (iOS5)

Apple iPhone 4S

iOS 9.0 iOS7
iOS5
If you don’t know your device’s software version, you can check it by selecting Settings > General > About.

How to guides

Choose settings for iMessages

Your text messages can be sent as either regular text messages or iMessages. Follow these instructions to select settings for iMessages.

Step 1 of 11

Find "Messages"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 11

Find "Messages"

Press Messages.

Step 3 of 11

Select option

Turn iMessages on or off, go to 2a.
Turn read reply on or off, go to 2b.
Turn text message alternative on or off, go to 2c.
Enter email address, go to 2d.

Step 4 of 11

2a - Turn iMessages on or off

Press the indicator next to iMessage.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

Step 5 of 11

2b - Turn read reply on or off

Press the indicator next to Send Read Receipts.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

If you turn on read reply, the sender is notified when you've read an iMessage.
Step 6 of 11

2c - Turn text message alternative on or off

Press the indicator next to Send as SMS.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

If you turn on Send as SMS, iMessages will be sent as regular text messages if the service is unavailable.
Step 7 of 11

2d - Enter email address

Press Receive At.

You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Step 8 of 11

2d - Enter email address

If you've not yet logged on with your Apple ID:
Press Use your Apple ID for iMessage.

You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Step 9 of 11

2d - Enter email address

Follow the instructions on the display to log on.
Press Add another Email....

You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Step 10 of 11

2d - Enter email address

Key in the required email address and press Messages.

You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Step 11 of 11

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Messages"

Press Settings.
Press Messages.

2. Select option

Turn iMessages on or off, go to 2a.
Turn read reply on or off, go to 2b.
Turn text message alternative on or off, go to 2c.
Enter email address, go to 2d.

3. 2a - Turn iMessages on or off

Press the indicator next to iMessage.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

4. 2b - Turn read reply on or off

Press the indicator next to Send Read Receipts.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on read reply, the sender is notified when you've read an iMessage.

5. 2c - Turn text message alternative on or off

Press the indicator next to Send as SMS.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on Send as SMS, iMessages will be sent as regular text messages if the service is unavailable.

6. 2d - Enter email address

Press Receive At.
You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
If you've not yet logged on with your Apple ID:
Press Use your Apple ID for iMessage.
You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Follow the instructions on the display to log on.
Press Add another Email....
You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Key in the required email address and press Messages.
You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.

7. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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