Samsung phones have a pre-installed Message app for texting. This app is very useful app and one can do more with this while knowing the proper use of it. There are many powerful features that are unknown to many of us. Now further in this article, let’s check out the best features of the Samsung Messages app.
Send Group Texts
Sending a group text on any Android phone is possible but doing it with the Samsung Messages app makes it quite easy. To do this, click on Compose new messages at the bottom of the screen.
Next, select the name of the people you want to add to the conversation. Now compose the message and send it normally as we do.
Send Scheduled Messages
Now, with Samsung messages, you can schedule messages for a specific date and time instead of sending them instantly. To do the same, tap on the + icon and select schedule message from the message tools menu.
Next, set the date and time, when you want to send your message and tap Done. Now, type out your message and send it normally you do.
Customize the Chat Rooms
You can customize your chat room as per your preferences, which is Dark or Light mode by default. To make it happen, open the conversation, tap on the three dots menu, and select customize chat room.
Here you can choose various background colors or pick custom images for your gallery. Parallelly, changing the bubble opacity and text contrast. Further, if you want this arrangement to apply to all conversations, tap on Apply to all chat rooms. You can reset also if you change your mind later.
Create Conversation Categories
Most of our mobile inboxes are filled with automated marketing offers. This makes it difficult to text or find the message of our choice. With Samsung Messages, here you can create conversation categories to organize them in a better way.
To add a new category:
- Tap the three-dots menu, go to Settings, and toggle on Conversation categories if it’s not already enabled.
- Tap the + icon beside the All menu on the main page.
- Give your category a name, such as “family” or “coworkers,” and tap Done.
- Select all the contacts you want to include in this category, and tap Done.
See Offers, Transactions, and Upcoming Events
Out of many, the best feature of Samsung Messages is the way to organize the information. In the cards tab, you will see three menus: Upcoming, Offers, and Finances. And it manages the messages as per their category.
Set Custom Notification Sounds for Contacts
In order to set a custom notification sound for specific contacts, which makes you understand who texted without even picking up your phone. Notably, helpful for those who use the same phone both for personal and work in order to differentiate the calls.
To do this, open your desired conversation, tap on the three dots menu at the top, and then select the notification sound from the list of options.
Forward Messages or Add Them to the Reminders App
In order to forward the message to other contacts, just long tap on the message and then select forward from the drop-down list. Then choose the contacts and tap Done.
On the other hand, if you don’t want to deal with messages instantly then you can set reminders for them. It allows you to revisit it later through the Samsung reminder app.
Add a Subject Line to Your Message
Add the subject line to a formal message that you need to send to your co-worker. It is when the message is lengthy, in the same way as we did for emails.
Thus, to add a subject line, tap the + icon and select Subject from the message tools menu, doing so will add a new row where you can type the subject line.
Automatically Delete Old Messages
Since after a long time of usage, the inbox is filled with a lot of unwanted messages. Now it allows you to automatically delete old messages.
To do this, follow the further steps, tap the three-dots menu, go to Settings > More settings, and toggle on Delete old messages.
Add Custom Quick Responses
There is a time when we are busy and can’t reply to a message at moment when it comes up with a set of quick responses present in the Samsung Messages app. While, interestingly, you can add your own custom quick responses to the list.
To do this, tap the three-dots menu and go to Settings > More settings > Quick responses.
Make Samsung Messages Work Better for You
If are one who tends to use Samsung messages on a daily basis, then you should take advantage of its features. While some of them are not even present on Google messages. It includes adding conversation categories, customizing chat rooms, adding a reminder to a message, and much more.