If you are often worried that your text message recipients are not receiving your messages, then you may use the delivery report feature in Android Marshmallow. This allows you to see the details of a particular message so that you can tell if it ever reached the intended contact.
But if you don’t use delivery reports, or if it is causing an issue on your phone, then you might be looking for a way to stop them. Our guide below will show you where to find and disable delivery reports in Android Marshmallow.
How to Disable Message Delivery Reports on a Samsung Galaxy On5
The steps in this article were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5 in Android Marshmallow. This guide assumes that you are currently requesting delivery reports for text messages that you send, and that you would like this behavior to stop.
Step 1: Open the Messages app.
Step 2: Touch the More button at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Settings option.
Step 4: Touch the More settings button.
Step 5: Choose the Text messages option.
Step 6: Tap the button to the right of Delivery reports to turn it off.
Did you know that you can write a text message right now, but schedule it to be sent at a time in the future? Learn more about scheduled text messages in Android Marshmallow to see if that’s a feature that might be useful to you.
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