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Your text messages can be sent as either regular text messages or iMessages. iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages. Follow these instructions to find and read an iMessage in your inbox.
Select one of the following options:
Reply to iMessage, go to 3a.
Forward iMessage, go to 3b.
Delete iMessage, go to 3c.
3a - Reply to iMessage
3b - Forward iMessage
Key in the first letters of the required contact.
Matching contacts are displayed.