This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel.
The private messaging system allows you to send a message to another user without having to email all registered users. Let's send a message now.
1) Go to Tools.
2) Click Write Message.
3) Select the user from the dropdown menu.
4) Enter a subject.
5) Type your message.
6) Click Send.
Let's view our messages.
7) Click Tools.
8) Then click Read Messages.
9) Click on the subject to view the message.
Now you can reply to the message or delete it.
10) Click Delete.
That's it! You now know how to use the private messaging system in Joomla.