To send an SMS (Text Message) from your phone:
- Touch Messenger on your Home Screen
- Touch to create a new message
- At the top of the screen, enter a phone number or select a contact, then touch
- Type your message, then touch
You can also get the Messenger app on Google Play. You can also use the default SMS app that comes on the phone.
To change your default messaging app, go to Settings > Wireless & Networks > More > Default SMS app