Reading and Replying to Messages
You can open your messages from the Inbox preview on your home page or from the Inbox itself. (Access it by clicking the Inbox link on the left navigation menu.)
Click the Subject line link of any message to open it. Figure 6.4 illustrates a sample message.
Figure 6.4 View a message and reply to it.
The buttons that appear at the bottom of a message vary depending upon the message type and what actions you can take. For example, a basic message includes the Reply button, a recommendation request includes the Write a Recommendation button, and an invitation to connect includes the Accept button and I Don't Know This User button.