Let's work on getting your message + feature working SLWLLMS. It shouldn't take that amount of time to send a text. I would first try resetting the app. Here is a link with the steps http://vz.to/2re2IDz. Once you have performed this step you can power your phone off and on. Also, make sure your software is up to date. Here is a link with information to check your software http://vz.to/2gL1ElP . Please keep us posted.
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