How Do You Add Someone To A Group Text On iPhone And Android

Do you know how to add someone to a group text? If your answer is No, then, don’t Panic. I will be showing you how to add someone to a group text on both iPhone and Google.

The group text comprises both a generic meaning as well as a specific meaning. Popular apps like iMessage, Google Chat, Discord and the likes, makes tangible use of group messaging.

Group text is quite awesome and interesting because it provides a means for users to stay connected with other users.

The nature of a group text makes it entirely necessary to add a new member.

Almost Every group text comes with a feature to add a new member, this could be done by the Admin of the group or the Moderator.

Therefore in today’s article, I will be showing you how to add someone to a group text on several media.

 

How Do You Add Someone To A Group Text On iPhone And Android

 

What Is A Group Text

 

A group text is a messaging system that allows people to concurrently interact with each other without explicitly adding them.

There are several group texts available, for example, Google Chat, iPhone iMessage, WhatsApp, and so on.

One common nomenclature with every group text is the adding and removal of users.

A user can be removed and as well added to a Group Chat.

 

How to add a group text on iPhone

 

With the iMessage application on iPhone, you can add someone to a group text. If you want to add someone to a Group text there must be up to three or more people in the group.

Else, you won’t be able to add a new person to a group text on iMessage, if such person isn’t using an Apple device.

 

How to add a group text on iPhone

 

Steps to add someone to group text on iPhone

  • Step 1: Open The iMessage App

The iMessage application is a text messaging application available on iPhone, with the iMessage application, you can send messages to an individual as well as a group.

  • Step 2: Open The Group Message

Once you launch the iMessage application on your iPhone device, hover to the group text you want to add a user to.

  • Step 3: Tap The Group Icon

Once you have found the specific group you want to add a user to, then click on the group icon at the top of the group message thread.

  • Step 4: Add Contact

Tap the grey icon at the right of the contact. This is done by adding a new person to the group.

Tap the Add Contact with the ‘+’ icon.

To add a new person on iMessage, you can enter the person’s contact number, therefore, you must have the person’s contact at hand.

If the contact is already saved on your phone, you can enter a name associated with the contact number.

  • Step 5: Tap “Done”

Once you are done adding the contact on the group text, hit the Done button at the top right of the screen.

 

How to add Someone a group text on Google Desktop

 

If you are using a desktop you can also add some to a group text, by going to the Google chat application.

The steps to add a group text on Google using desktop can be done as follows:

  • Step 1: Open Google Chat

The first thing you need to do is to open the Google chat application or your Gmail application on your computer.

This can be supported on both laptop and desktop, whichever device you are using will work well for this.

  • Step 2: Select A Group Conversation

Once you have opened the Google chat application or the Gmail application, you need to select a group conversation.

Select the group that you want to add someone to, so among the Chat category, select a conversation.

  • Step 3: Click The More Option

While in the conversation, select the More option to add a new person to the group.

At the top, near the conversation name select the down arrow and then, click on Add People And Bots.

  • Step 4: Enter The Email Of The Person

Once you have clicked on the Add people and bots, then, enter the Email address of the person you want to add.

You can still use this method if you still want to add more people to the group conversation.

  • Step 5: Click Send

Once you have typed the person’s email address, then hit the send button, and that is all.

 

How To Add Someone to a Group Text On Google Android

You can also add someone to a group text if you are using an Android device, it follows a similar method to the one above.

Steps To Add Someone To A Group Text On Android

Step 1: Launch The Chat App or the Gmail App

Open the Gmail app or the Chat app on your Android device. 

Step 2: Select A Group Conversation

Select an existing group conversation available on the chat App. Once the app is launched.

Step 3: Add A New Person

Next to the conversation, tap the right arrow next to the conversation name, and select Add a new Chat.

To add a new user to the conversation, enter their names under the frequent, and tap a suggestion.

Step 4: Tap Done

Once you have added the person to the conversation, hit the Done button, to complete the action.

 

How To Add Someone to a Group Text On Google iPhone

 

You can also add someone to a Group text on Google using an iPhone device. All you have to do is to have the Google chat app or Gmail on your iPhone device.

To add a user on an iPhone follows the entirely same process with an Android phone.

Once you have Google chat installed on your device, then you can follow the steps stated here: READ THE SECTION ABOVE

 

How Do I Add Someone To An Existing Group Text On Iphone

 

Let’s say you have an existing group text on your iMessage, and you want to add someone to this Group text, how do you go about it?

Unfortunately, the iPhone will only allow you to add a person that is also a user of iMessage, if the person is a non-iPhone user, you won’t be able to add such a person to an iMessage group text.

 

Steps to someone to an existing group text can be done as follows:

  • Step #1 Open The iMessage App

The iMessage application, is a text messaging application available on Apple devices, with the iMessage application, you can send messages to an individual as well as a group.

  • Step #2 Open The Group Message

Once you launch the iMessage application on your iPhone device, hover to the group conversation you want to add a user to.

  • Step #3 Tap The Group Icon

Once you have found the specific group you want to add a user to, then click on the group icon at the top of the group message thread.

  • Step #4 Add Contact

Tap the grey icon at the right of the contact. This is done to add a new person to the group.

Tap the Add Contact with the ‘+’ icon.

To add a new person on iMessage, you can input the person’s contact number, therefore, you must have the person’s contact at hand.

If the contact is already saved on your phone, you can enter a name associated with the contact number.

  • Step #4 Tap “Done”

Once you are done adding the contact on the group text, then hit the Done button at the top right of the screen.

NB: you must have the Group conversation available, before adding any iMessage user, and such use must be an iphone user.

 

How to add someone to a group text iPhone 12

 

If you want to add someone to a group text on iphone 12. This follows a similar step to the one stated for other iPhone devices like iPhone X, 11 and so on.

If you want to add someone to a group text on iphone 12, you can follow the steps stated in the READ THE SECTION ABOVE

 

How do I remove someone from a group chat on iPhone?

 

Sometimes you might want to delete a particular user from a group text, probably if your group contact is getting filled up or trying just to remove a person who you believe is no longer needed in the group.

Well this isn’t a difficult thing to do per-say, all you have to do is:

  1. Hover to the contact’s name, and swipe left.
  2. Click on the Remove button, with a Red background
  3. Confirm the option to delete the user

And that is all!

 

If I Remove Someone From A Group Text Will They Know

 

Whenever you remove someone from a group text, they won’t be notified that they have been removed.

However, on their own side, they will no longer receive any message from the group, creating a perception that they have been removed. 

With some group text apps: Once a user is removed they won’t be able to see previous messages that were sent before their removal. 

While some other group text apps will still allow the user to see messages sent in the group before they were removed.

However, in answering the question in a summary, once a person is removed from a group text, such person will no longer be able to send a message(s) to the group.

Also, such a person will be open to limited or No interaction with the group.

 

How do you add someone to a group text on Samsung?

 

Depending on the particular Group Text chat you are referring to, basically, all group chats have their own method of adding users.

Samsung is an Android phone, and therefore, the method available in adding someone to a group text in Android will be similar to the method you will use on Samsung.

In this article, I listed two popular group texts, which are Google chat and iMessage, and also I have comprehensively explained how you can add someone to a group text using these apps.

Before you can use the iMessage, you must ensure that you are using an iPhone or iPad or Mac device.

Samsung comes with an entirely different OS, compared to iPhone, paving out a higher limitation for Samsung in using the iMessage app.

 

Can’t Use iMessage On iPhone

 

If for whatever reasons you are unable to use the iMessage app on your iPhone device. There are several related Group Text Messaging apps available.

Some are Google Chats, Google Handout, Slack, and the like.

You can find them in the app store of your device.

Add Contact Button Not Found on iPhone (iMessage)

If you are experiencing the Add contacts feature not found on your iPhone, this could be a result of adding Non-Apple users.

Therefore, you need to ensure that the contacts you are adding are actually using an Apple featured device, else, you might have some difficulty adding such a particular user.

In a case where the person isn’t using an Apple device, The only option is to download a Group Text app, that can help you reach out to this person.

 

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Conclusion

 

As stated, a group text can be very essential to most people, especially people working as a team, you can interact easily.

However, in this article, I have shown you how you can utilize these group text applications in adding specific users to a group.

If you have any issues, you can drop them in the comments box below.

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