Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
  2. On the All messages screen, tap New message. The Compose screen opens.
  3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
    • Enter phone numbers directly in the To field. If you're sending the message to several phone numbers, separate the phone numbers with a comma. As you enter information, any matching phone numbers from your contacts list are displayed. Tap a match to enter that number or address directly.
    • Tap the icon, and then select the phone numbers of the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You can also select contact groups as recipients. When you have selected all the message recipients, tap Done.
  4. Tap the box that says Tap to compose.
  5. Press MENU, and then tap Attach.
  6. Select from the following:
    Picture Select Camera to take a photo and attach it, or Pictures to attach a photo from your storage card.
    Video Select Camcorder to capture a video and attach it, or Videos to attach a video from your storage card.
    Audio Select Voice Recorder to make a voice recording and attach it, or Files to attach a music file or voice recording from your storage card.
    Location You can attach location information. Send your current location (requires GPS to be turned on), a location stored in Footprints, or a location you pick on a map. For more information about GPS, maps, and Footprints, see the Maps and location chapter.
    Contact (vCard) Select a contact from your phone, and then select the information you want to attach.
    Appointment (vCalendar) Select the calendar event you want to attach.
    Slideshow Opens the Edit slideshow screen. See Creating a slideshow below.
  7. Tap Send to send the message immediately, or press BACK to save it as a draft.
To open and edit a draft message, see Resuming a draft message.

Creating a slideshow

In a multimedia message, you can add slides, each containing a photo, video, audio, or other attachments such as contact card or calendar appointment.

  1. Follow steps 1-4 above, and then select Slideshow.
  2. On the Edit slideshow screen, tap Add slide.
  3. Tap Slide 1.
  4. To compose your slideshow, do any of the following:
    Add a picture Tap Insert picture.
    Add a video Press MENU, and then tap Add video (you cannot add both a picture and a video on the same slide).
    Add music or a voice recording Press MENU, and then tap Add music..
    Add a caption Tap the box that says Tap to compose.
    Add a new slide Tap Add slide.
    View the next or previous slide Tap or .
    Preview your slideshow Press MENU, and then tap Preview.
    For more options, press MENU, and then tap More.
  5. When finished, tap Done to attach the slideshow to your message.
  6. Tap Send to send the message immediately, or press BACK to save it as a draft.
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