Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
  2. Tap Compose message.
  3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
    • Enter the first few letters of a contact name or starting digits of a mobile number. As you type, matching names with phone numbers and email addresses from your stored contacts are displayed. Tap a contact’s number or email address. Email addresses will be displayed when Show email address is selected in Recipient list settings.
    • Tap , 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 OK.
    • Enter the complete phone numbers or email address directly in the To field.
  4. To add a subject line, press MENU and then tap More > Add subject.
  5. Tap the box that says Tap to add text, and then enter your message.
  6. Tap and then choose the type of attachment.
    Picture Select Camera to take a photo and attach it, or Gallery 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 Music & sounds to attach a music file or voice recording from your storage card.
    App recommendation Choose an app you’ve installed from Android Market that you want to share with others. The URL from which the app can be downloaded will be inserted to your message.
    Location Add your current location (requires GPS to be turned on), or a location you pick on a map to your message.
    Contact (vCard) Select a contact, and then select the information to attach.
    Appointment (vCalendar) Select the calendar event you want to attach.
    Slideshow Create a slideshow of pictures with text as your MMS message.
  7. To make changes to your attachment, tap or (depending on the type of file you’ve attached). You can also press MENU, then tap Remove to start over.
  8. Tap Send, or press BACK to save the message as a draft.

Creating a slideshow

In a multimedia message, you can add slides, each containing a photo, video, or audio.

  1. In the multimedia message you’re composing, tap > 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 audio.
    Add a caption Tap the box that says Tap to add text.
    Add a new slide Tap Add slide.
    View the next or previous slide Tap or .
    Preview your slideshow Press MENU, and then tap Preview.
    View more options Press MENU, and then tap More.
  5. When finished, tap Done to attach the slideshow to your message.
  6. Tap Send, or press BACK to save the message as a draft.
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