1. tspnyc's Avatar
    I have a Galaxy Note 4, less than one year old.

    i am unable to reply to everyone in a group that is taking part in messaging conversations. My only option is to reply to the individual to sent a message, unless i use the Add a Recipient - which is impossible when some of the people in such groups are not in my contacts.

    I receive text messages sent to groups all the time. Sometimes there are three people, sometimes twenty-three.

    Sometimes I have no idea what text messages even mean, since they come in out of the blue, often from people I do not know, because they are not being kept with all the other messages texted to the group.

    And clearly I am the only person with this issue taking part in these conversations.

    I find NOTHING in the Help or Settings that deals with replying to groups of recipients. There is no "reply to all" or "reply to group."

    I have found internet queries that claim pressing on the text bubble of a message will bring up a menu that has such a feature. Only, MY phone does NOT have any such feature on the menu that appears.

    I am using the exact same Metro PCS account I was using with an iPhone, that included the ability to reply to a group by default.

    I cannot believe in this day and age when business is conducted more and more through text messaging that a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 does not allow this!

    I am hoping therefore, that there is some way to fix this.
    08-01-2016 09:13 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome back! Is your mobile data turned on? Group texts are sent as MMS messages, and therefore require mobile data (not voice signal or wi-fi).

    Also, which messaging app are you using? You already mentioned checking the settings, but check again. On my Hangouts app (which I use for SMS/MMS as well), there's an option to turn Group Messaging on or off.
    08-02-2016 11:39 AM

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