How to Forward, Delete and Share SMS Messages on Android Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, HTC, LG, Nexus and etc

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Cannot forward, delete or share individual SMS on your Android powered Samsung, HTC, Sony, Motorola, LG, Nexus Smartphone? User friendliness it not exactly an Android thing, let alone a Windows powered device. If you’re having problem forwarding or sharing a specific SMS with friends via Samsung Galaxy S, S2, S3, S4, Note, Ace, N7000 or Tab, fear not, it is not a bug, just follow the tutorial below:

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How to Forward or Share SMS Messages in Samsung Galaxy S2 and Note

  • Gently press (for a few seconds) and hold the individual or lightly tap on the individual SMS message (not the entire threat) u want to forward, delete, share or etc. A new dialog box will appear

Below is a simple video tutorial I created, watch the video to understand how it is performed.

12 comments on “How to Forward, Delete and Share SMS Messages on Android Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, HTC, LG, Nexus and etc

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    I spent ages trying to figure out how to forward SMS’s or download attached photo’s. After finding this web site it took less than a minute to learn how to do it. Should have come here straight away!



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      ZamZam [ Reply ]

      If you need to forward SMS or MMS text messages to another recipient from the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the feature is available in the Messaging app.

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    thanks for the tutorial. have been looking for instructions for ages, this is the first good one. thanks!

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      Boyman [ Reply ]

      The problem is when forwarding sms there is no. … Messages > long press on message > forward

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    BelleMom [ Reply ]

    Is there a way to forward a complete sms message without having to send each comment separately?

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      Geckoandfly [ Reply ]

      Hi BelleMom,

      Yup, instead of tapping on the individual message, tap on the ‘menu’ button (one of the 4 primary button on every android phone). This enables you to forward the entire thread.

      If you intend to show someone the entire message, you can capture screen shot of it.

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        HonoluluBaby [ Reply ]

        Yes, I REALLY want to forward the entire thread. The menu button does not give this option (seems like it used to, on the older model Galaxy). Also cannot capture a screen shot. Can you walk me thru “Sending an Entire Thread for Dummies?” It’s a Samsung Galaxy S4.

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          Ngan Tengyuen [ Reply ]

          I don think that is possible to send the entire thread. Best solution is to connect it to your PC and screen capture the entire thread.

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    Trina Norris [ Reply ]

    How can I receive texts from my sony expera to my samsung galaxy 4

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    Just had a sony experia and wasnt sure what to do thanks very much

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    Stephen [ Reply ]

    So why make it so difficult to find how to forward messages?. I wonder what other features are hidden!!

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    Meagan [ Reply ]

    I cannot forward an entire conversation from my phone ive tried everythibf and dont have screen shot capabilities on my phone please help

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