From the home screen, tap Messages.
Tap the New Message icon.
Enter the 10-digit phone number or name of the recipient.
If the contact list appears, tap the preferred contact.
Tap the Text Message field.
Enter the message, then tap Send.
The SMS message has now been sent to the recipient.
Tap Messages to return to the main messaging screen, or press the Home key to return to the home screen.
To receive a text message, from the home screen, tap Messages.
Tap the preferred message thread.
The text message is now displayed.