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Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Pin to Top Feature in Messages App in Android 7.0 Nougat

If you have difficulty to find the message or conversation from an important contact in the Messages app because it's stacked up by other new messages from other contacts, you can use the pin to top feature in your Samsung Galaxy S8 to pin important conversations so it will stay on top of the conversations list for easier access. If you ever use an older Samsung Galaxy S series, you'll notice that this feature has similar function with the priority senders feature because both these features let you easily access to your important conversations by placing them on top of the conversations list in the Messages app.


How to use the pin to top feature in the Messages app?
Method #1: From the conversations list
You can use this method to easily pin multiple conversations at once. To do so, do as follows:
Open the Messages app.Long tap a conversation you wish to select and then single tap other conversations to make multiple selection.Tap Pin to top at the top right.
The selected convers…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Easy Call and Message Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has some features that will let you easily make a call or send a message to your contact, one of which is the easy call and message feature. When this feature is enabled, you can easily make a call or send a message to a contact while you're viewing your contacts list in the Phone/Contacts app, in the call logs, in the frequently contacted list, and in the conversation list in the Messages app simply by swiping left or right across the required contact.


How to enable or disable the easy call and message feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
Open the Phone app.Tap More at the to right and then select Settings.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Swipe to call or send messages to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns , means this feature is enabled.


How to use the easy call feature?
When the easy call and message feature is enabled, you can use it to easily make a call to a contact by using the following steps:
Open the…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Send a Scheduled Text Message in Messages App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you need to send a message in the future without you have to worry that you'll forget to send it at the right time, as the example when you want to send birthday wishes for a friend via message right in the middle of the night, you can use the schedule message feature in the Messages app to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge sends the message automatically to the selected contact at a specific time. But, you have to remember that the scheduled message won't be sent if your phone is off or the network is unstable.


How to send a scheduled text message in the Messages app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Messages app.Tap at the bottom right corner of the screen to compose a new text message.
Enter the phone number in the Enter recipients field, or tap to pick up the required contact from your contacts list.
Write your message in the Enter message field.Tap More at the top right and then select Schedule message.
Set the date and time for the message to send and …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Adjust Font Size in Messages App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When needed, you can adjust the font size in the Messages app in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to a bigger font for better reading if you have difficulty in reading with the current font size, or to the smaller font if you'd like to have more space to display more messages.


How to adjust  font size in the Messages app?
You can do so by using two different methods: by using the font size option and by using the Volume key.

Method #1: By using the font size option
Open the Messages app.Tap More at the top right and then select Font size.
Slide the font size adjustment bar to the left for smaller font or to the right for bigger font. You'll be provided with the preview when adjusting the font size so you'll get an idea how it might look like when a font size is selected.
Alternatively, you can use your phone's font size in the Messages app by sliding the ON/OFF switch next to Use device font sizes to the right. The switch turns when it's enabled.
FYI, if you enable this opt…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Priority Senders Feature in Messages App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you usually use your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to communicate with a lot of people using messages, it may be time consuming for you to find a conversation from a specific contact in the Messages app. Fortunately, this app has a feature named priority senders that you can use to place your favourite or important contacts at the top of the conversation list so you can easily reach them whenever you need.


How to add contacts to the priority senders list in the Messages app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Messages app.Tap More at the top right and then select Add priority senders(this option will be available if you have not added any contact to the list yet).
Tap Enter number to enter the phone number manually, or tap Contacts to pick up the required contacts from your contacts list. As the example, we'll select Contacts.
Select the required contacts you want to add to the priority senders list and then tap Done button.
The selected contacts have been added to the pr…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Auto Delete Old Messages Feature in Messages App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you send or receive a lot of messages but have no time to manually delete old messages to clean up the Messages app or free up some space, you can enable the auto delete old messages feature in this app to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge automatically deletes old messages when the maximum number of text, multimedia, and chat and file sharing messages has been exceeded.


How to use the auto delete old messages in the Messages app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Messages app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap More settings.
Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Delete old messages to the right to enable this option. When the switch turns , means the auto delete old messages feature is enabled and your phone will automatically delete the oldest messages when the text messages are over 1000 messages, multimedia messages are over 100 messages, and chat and file sharing messages are over 5000 messages.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Split View Feature in Messages App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If needed, you can turn on the split view feature in the Messages app in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to have your phone divides the screen in this app becomes two so you can view the conversation list and the messages within the selected conversation at the same time while holding your phone in landscape view. It comes handy if you often need to easily move from a conversation to another to read/reply/forward a message because you don't have to tap the Back key each time you do so.


How to enable or disable the split view feature in the Messages app?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
Open the Messages app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap More settings.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Split view to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns means the split view feature is enabled.


How to use the split view feature in the Messages app?
See the following steps as the example of using this feature:
Hold your phone in landscape v…