1. JayElDee's Avatar
    I am currently using and liking and learning Textra for texting on my new Note 4.
    Can someone give me a step by step to create and save a compilation of recipients to be used for group messaging? IOW, I want to have, for example, a group of Betty, Fran, John, Bill, Steph and Mary, but save that group as "Work 1" so that I only have to enter W in the recipients line and the Ws in my contacts comes up, including Work 1, thus making all of those people recipients.

    12-24-2014 04:43 PM
  2. LaTuFu's Avatar
    Textra links to your Contacts for groups. So to create "Work 1" go to your contacts, press the group icon:

    Then press the add group icon in the top right corner:

    You'll arrive here:

    Name your group, add the members, assign a default contact icon and ring tone, message tone, etc.

    In Textra, press new message:

    then in the top left press the group icon:

    After that, you will see the group tab. Press that and locate your group:

    After that compose your message.

    I hope that helps!
    12-24-2014 04:58 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    About the best you can do, as far as I can tell, is make a new group in Contacts. Make those people part of that group. In Textra, when you're creating a new text, press the "people" icon, go to Groups (to the left of Contacts at the top) and choose that group. Not exactly 1 touch, but not too many touches. (The search function when you start typing in a recipient seems to work only on contacts, not groups. It's something to email them about, though - to show both the contacts and the groups that start with what you're typing.)

    I got called away from the computer during typing the response, so I didn't see that LaTuFu said the same thing I did, but with nice pictures.
    12-24-2014 05:20 PM
  4. dm3ready's Avatar
    I am with AT&T and using Textra. There appears to be a 10 person limit to Group texting.... I have 12 people in my Group...it just won't send the text thru. Are there any work-arounds?
    12-12-2016 10:14 AM

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