Send a group message. From the Home screen, tap Messages. Tap Start chat. Add a contact, then tap the Add User Group icon in the top right corner to add additional names to the group message. Tap the Check mark, then begin typing your message. When done, tap the Send icon. Send a new picture or video in a message. From the Home screen, tap. I recently picked up a Moto G Stylus, after using a Google Pixel XL (gen 1) for several years on Fi. As soon as I switched from the Pixel to the Moto G, I started having a rather annoying messaging issue: Long messages, that used to get auto-sent as one long MMS message on my Pixel, are now getting split up as several shorter SMS messages, that.