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On my iPhone 5, how do I text a message to a number? I am trying to send the words "HELLO WORLD" TO 888765?

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In iMessage

  • create a new message (icon at top right)
  • enter the number you want to send the message to into the To: line
  • enter the message as usual
  • send it
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