Messaging

Quick Start Guide to: Messaging

From the main screen, tap the Sharing Hub From the main screen, tap the Sharing Hub

Open the Messages tab* in the Sharing Hub

From the main screen, tap the Sharing Hub, then tap Messages

* requires Share + Messaging Plan

Tap the Messages tab, find your Folktells number at the top Tap the Messages tab, find your Folktells number at the top

Locate your Folktells messaging number

Find your number at the top of the messages tab

give your number to family & friends give your number to family & friends

Give your number to family & friends!

Give it to your family & friends so they can send you messages from wherever their adventures take them.

Tap the Play It button to enjoy the message Tap the Play It button to enjoy the message

Play new messages

When a new message arrives, an alert pops up. Tap the Play It button to enjoy the message, or use your voice! Just say ‘Play it!’

add their name, photo and favourite colour to their contact card in your message list add their name, photo and favourite colour to their contact card in your message list

Tell your contacts to add some style!

By adding some special Folktells hashtags, your family & friends can add their name, photo and favourite colour to their contact card in your message list.

Special hashtags include:
#ftmyname – follow the hashtag with a name, #ftmypic – send with a photo, #ftmystyle – follow the hashtag with a predefined colour name, or a hex colour code
 

tap any play button in the message list tap any play button in the message list

See all your messages

You’ll find all of your messages in the Sharing Hub on the Messages tab. Tap a play button button to enjoy any message.

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