This is a quick guide on how to set a default messaging app for your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. The new Samsung Galaxy devices come with two or more pre-installed apps for sending text (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS). These steps will help you set which messaging app you prefer to use as default.
Note: You may see some variations on the screens and settings depending on your wireless service provider (carrier) and the software version of your device.
Here's how to change your default messaging app on the Galaxy S7/S7 edge:
1. Tap Apps to get started.
2. Next, tap Settings.
3. Scroll to and tap Applications. If necessary, tap the Device tab and then tap Applications.
4. Tap Default applications under Applications menu.
5. Tap Messaging app.
6. You will see a list of available messaging applications installed on your device including Hangouts, Messages, and more. Tap the app you want to use or set as default.
7. If prompted with the screen to confirm, review the information and then tap YES to confirm changes.
And that should do it.