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Copy SMS Delete conversation Delete individual messages/SMS Display messages on the SIM card Mark all messages as read Pin a conversation

Copy SMS

In some situations, a message (SMS/MMS) needs to be copied because you need the information it contains elsewhere. This is done in a flash on your Xiaomi smartphone.
Note: To paste the copied text elsewhere, tap and hold a free space in the desired text line. The pop-up that appears shows all available options.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging app
Step 2:  Choose a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap and hold a  message
Step 4:  Tap on  Copy
  1. Open the Messaging app
  2. Choose a conversation
  3. Tap and hold a message
  4. Tap on Copy

Delete conversation

We can easily delete an entire conversation/entertainment without having to mark or remove every single message on our Xiaomi smartphone.

Note: Deleted conversations cannot be restored.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging app
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Delete
Step 4:  Confirm with  Delete
  1. Open the Messaging app
  2. Tap and hold a conversation
  3. Tap on Delete
  4. Confirm with Delete

Delete individual messages/SMS

In addition to deleting the entire conversation, you can also delete a single SMS/message from the Xiaomi smartphone, simply by tapping and holding it, you can select and remove the desired message.

Note: The message will only be deleted on your own device; the message will remain on the recipient/sender's device.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging 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 Messaging app
  2. Choose a conversation
  3. Tap and hold a message
  4. Tap on Delete
  5. Confirm with Delete

Display messages on the SIM card

If we still have old SMS messages, for example from our loved ones, stored on the SIM card, they are not lost; we can retrieve and display them in the Xiaomi device's menu.

Note: There are no such messages in this guide, it only leads to the SIM card storage.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging app
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 4:  Tap on  SIM card storage
  1. Open the Messaging app
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Additional settings
  4. Tap on SIM card storage

Mark all messages as read

We can mark all messages from one or more conversations on the Xiaomi smartphone as read, tapping and holding a conversation, selecting several if desired, and tapping Mark as read.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging app
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Mark as read
  1. Open the Messaging app
  2. Tap and hold a conversation
  3. Tap on Mark as read

Pin a conversation

If we want to keep track of a saved chat conversation on the Xiaomi smartphone, we can pin it.
The selected conversation gets pinned at first position, whether it contains new messages or not.

Note: If several conversations are pinned, they will be arranged in order and can be unpinned following the same procedure.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Messaging app
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  conversation
Step 3:  Tap on  Pin
  1. Open the Messaging app
  2. Tap and hold a conversation
  3. Tap on Pin

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