Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

Important: MMS attachments should not exceed 1200 KB.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
  2. Tap .
  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.
    • 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.
    • Enter the complete phone numbers or email address directly in the To field.
  4. To add a subject line, press MENU and then tap Add subject.
  5. Tap the box that says Add text, and then enter your message.
  6. Tap and then choose the type of attachment.
    Picture Take a photo and attach it, or attach an existing photo.
    Video Record a video and attach it, or attach an existing video.
    Audio Make a voice recording and attach it, or attach an existing audio file.
    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.
    Tip: After adding an attachment, tap to see options for replacing, viewing or removing your attachment.
  7. Tap Send, or press BACK to save the message as a draft.

Why isn't the contact's email address showing up when I enter a contact name?

If only phone numbers are showing up when you're entering a contact name, go to the Messages settings to enable displaying email addresses.
  1. If you've created a new message, press BACK first to return to the All messages screen.
  2. Press MENU and then tap Settings > General.
  3. Select the Show email address check box.

Creating a slideshow

  1. After you've added either a photo, video, or audio in the multimedia message you’re composing, tap > Slideshow.
  2. Choose where you want to insert the next slide.
  3. Right after adding a slide, do any of the following:
    Add a photo or video to a slide Tap , and then choose to add a photo or a video.
    Add music or a voice recording to a slide Tap > Audio.
    Add a caption to a slide Tap Add text and then enter your caption.
    Edit a slide Tap , and then choose to replace, remove, or set the duration of the slide.
    Preview the slideshow Press MENU , and then tap Preview (or More > Preview). Tap once on the preview screen to see playback controls.
  4. When finished, tap Send, or press BACK to save the message as a draft.
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