How to forward text messages on your Android phone

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Forward me the deets.

Forwarding isn’t just for emails. There are many reasons you may want to relay information from a text to another recipient. Maybe that reaction GIF that your brother sent you was just too funny not to send along to your boss, co-workers, grandmother, boyfriend, and tight-knit squad of five roommates. 

Luckily, it’s pretty easy to forward a text message on your Android device. 

How to forward text messages on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Step 1: Tap the Messages icon on the home screen.

Step 2: Tap the messages thread.

Step 3: Tap and hold on the thread you wish to forward.

Step 4: Tap forward. 

Step 5: Enter in the name of the contact you wish to forward your message to. 

Step 6: Tap “Send” and then tap the back key (on the lower right of your device). Your message will now be forwarded. 

How to forward text messages on the Nexus 6p

Step 1: Tap the messenger icon.

Step 2: Tap the message thread. 

Step 3: Tap and hold the message to be forwarded.

Step 4: Tap the “Forward” icon. 

Step 5:  If you want to forward the text message to a conversation that is currently ongoing, tap the thread. If you want to forward it to an entirely new conversation, tap the “Add” thread. 

Step 6: Enter the name of the contact you wish to forward your message to and tap “Send.” Your message will now be forwarded. 

How to forward text messages on the LG 4

Step 1: Tap the Messaging icon on the home screen.

Step 2: Tap the message thread. 

Step 3: Tap and hold the message. 

Step 4: Tap forward. 

Step 5: Enter in the name of the contact you wish to forward your message to. 

Step 6: Tap “Send.” Your message will now be forwarded. 

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