It seems to me like there should be a way to send a text message to someone who called without having to save that number in the contacts list, but I can't figure out how. I'm using pure android 5.1.1 with default apps.
Updated Answer, for Android 6:
- On the
Phoneapp, go to the tab with the clock icon (the middle tab).
- Tap the number that called you.
- On the drop down menu that opened below, tap
Send a message.
Original answer, for Android 5.1:
Phoneapp, go the
Tap the number that called you.
On the drop down menu that opened below, tap
Tap the three-dots-icon on the upper right of the action bar, and choose
Edit number before call.
Tap the three-dots-icon to the right of the number, and choose