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Archieve conversations Restore archived conversations Copy SMS message Search conversation Delete a conversation Mark all messages as read Delete a single message Messages on SIM card

Archieve conversations

In order to keep track of the messages app on the OnePlus smartphone, conversations or chats that you do not want to delete or need at a later date can simply be archived.

This has the positive effect that they are stored securely and can always be retrieved if necessary.

Note: Archived conversations can be opened directly in the archive, or they can be restored to display them in the overview again.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Archive
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Tap and hold a conversation
  3. Tap on Archive

Restore archived conversations

Conversations or chats that have been archived for safekeeping can also be restored at any time to be displayed again on the start page of the OnePlus smartphone's messages app.

Note: A conversion can also be opened or viewed directly from the archive.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Tap on  Archived
Step 4:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 5:  Tap on  Restore/unarchive
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Tap on Archived
  4. Tap and hold a conversation
  5. Tap on Restore/unarchive

Copy SMS message

When we receive an SMS message with important details on the OnePlus smartphone, such as an address, phone number, or a one-time web page login confirmation code, we can copy and paste the entire message content to another location.

Note: To paste the content to another location, we tap and hold the appropriate text box and select the Paste button.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Choose a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap and hold a  message
Step 4:  Tap on  Copy
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Choose a conversation
  3. Tap and hold a message
  4. Tap on Copy

Search conversation

We can search a stored conversation in the messages app of the OnePlus smartphone for searched terms or keywords.

After entering the keyword we can use virtual arrow keys to search between the results found and those marked in yellow.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Choose a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Search
Step 4:  Enter a  keyword
Step 5:  Tap on  Search
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Choose a conversation
  3. Tap on Search
  4. Enter a keyword
  5. Tap on Search

Delete a conversation

We can delete an entire conversation or chat at once without having to select each message, whether it's SMS or MMS, individually.

After deleting a conversation in the Messages app on the OnePlus smartphone, the messages contained therein cannot be restored.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Delete
Step 4:  Confirm with  Delete
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Tap and hold a conversation
  3. Tap on Delete
  4. Confirm with Delete

Mark all messages as read

We can mark all messages from existing conversations or chats on the OnePlus smartphone as read without having to open each individual conversation.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Tap on  Mark all as read
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Tap on Mark all as read

Delete a single message

In addition to the option to delete an entire conversation in the Messages app on the OnePlus smartphone, we can also delete individual messages contained in it.

Note: Deleting a message only affects your own device, and does not affect the message on the chat partner's device.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Choose a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap and hold a  message
Step 4:  Tap on  Delete
Step 5:  Confirm with  Delete
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Choose a conversation
  3. Tap and hold a message
  4. Tap on Delete
  5. Confirm with Delete

Messages on SIM card

Older SMS messages, such as those from our loved ones that are still on the SIM card, are not lost if you have just switched to a OnePlus smartphone.

The SMS messages are stored in the SIM card memory and can be retrieved at any time via the Messages app.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messages app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Choose a  SIM card   (Dual SIM)
Step 5:  Tap on  SIM card messages
  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Choose a SIM card (Dual SIM)
  5. Tap on SIM card messages

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