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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Setup and Use Text Templates in Messaging App

Till now, communicating use a text message still be the favourite method for most of phone users, including with the Samsung Galaxy SIV users. That's because this method will allow the user to send a text message to all kinds of mobile phones and most of phones usually provide a stock Messaging app for their users so they can use it directly without having to install it first.

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In Samsung Galaxy SIV itself, the Messaging app has equipped with some features that will facilitate you when you want to send a text message, one of which is a text template. You can use this feature to save your most frequently used text templates, so you'll be much more faster and easier when you want to use them every time you want.


How to edit, delete and add a text template in Messaging app?
By default, there are 10 text templates available. You're allowed to edit, delete and add a text template by following the steps below:
  1. Open Messaging app.
  2. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
  3. Tap Text templates.
  4. To edit a text template go to the step #5, to remove a text template go to the step #6, and to add a text template go to the step #7.
  5. Editing a text template:
    • Tap the desired text template you wish to edit.
    • Here you can edit the selected text template.
    • Tap Save button to save the changes.
  6. Deleting a text template:
  7. Method #1: Delete a single text template
    • Long tap the desired text template you wish to delete.
    • Tap Delete.
    • Tap OK button.
    • The selected text template will be deleted.
    Method #2: Delete multiple text templates
    • Tap the Trash can icon located at the top right corner of the screen.
    • A check box will be appeared in each text template.
    • Tick the check box next to the desired text templates you wish to delete.
    • Tap Delete button.
    • Tap OK button.
    • The selected text templates will be deleted.
  8. Adding a new text template:
    • Tap Add (+) button.
    • Here you can type your own text template.
    • Tap Save button.


How to use text template in Messaging app?
You can use text template when you compose a new text message or reply a text message. Well, below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open Messaging app.
  2. Tap Create new text message button .
  3. Enter the desired contact you wish to send a message with in the Enter recipient field.
  4. Tap the Enter message field.
  5. Tap the Menu key then select Add text.
  6. On pop up menu select Text templates.
  7. Tap the desired text template you wish to use.
  8. The selected text template will be added to your message.
  9. To add more text template, repeat from the step #5.
  10. Tap Send button to send your message.

Given its function, this feature will be more useful for those of you who often send similar message or when you need to reply a message with a quick answer. So, how about you? Have you ever used this feature?

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