What’s the difference between SMS and chat on messages?
SMS text messaging is a cellular phone service that has a limit of 160 characters per message. Instant Messaging, on the contrary, is a computer session that requires the internet to send and receive messages. Examples of instant messaging apps include Skype, WhatsApp, Slack and more.
How do I turn off SMS chat?
- On your device, open Messages .
- At the top right, tap More. Settings.
- Tap Chat features.
- Toggle “Enable chat features” on or off.
How do I open SMS messaging?
- Open Settings .
- Click Apps.
- In the list of apps, click Messages. SMS. Messages .