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Send a Multimedia Message (MMS)

When you need to add a little more to a text message, you can send a multimedia message (MMS) with pictures, voice recordings, audio or video files, contact cards (vCard), or appointments (vCalendar).

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > messages app icon Messages.
  2. Tap add icon.
  3. Enter a contact name, mobile number, or email address in the "To" field.

Tip: If only phone numbers are showing up when you’re entering a contact name, tap message recipients icon, and then
tap more options icon > Show Email.

  1. To add a subject line, tap more options icon > Add subject to add a subject line to your message.
  2. Tap the "Add text" box, and then start composing your message.
  3. Tap attach icon and then select an attachment type.

Tip: Record videos with minimum resolution so you can reduce the file size of your attachments.

  1. Select or browse for the attachment to attach.
  2. After adding an attachment, tap additional options icon to see options for replacing, viewing or removing your attachment.
  3. Tap messages send icon to send, or tap back key icon to save the message as a draft.

Note: Depending on the resolution of your photo or video attachments, they may be displayed as cropped thumbnails in your multimedia message.

Create a Slideshow

You can create an MMS message with multiple slides, each containing a photo, video, or audio, and text.

  1. After you’ve added either a photo, video, or audio in the multimedia message you’re composing, tap attach icon > Slide.
  2. Choose where you want to insert the next slide.
  3. Right after adding a slide, do one of the following:
  • Tap attach icon, and then choose to add a photo or a video.
  • Tap attach icon > Audio to add music or a voice recording to a slide.
  • Tap Add text, and then enter your caption.
  • Tap additional options icon to see options for replacing, viewing, or removing your attachment.
  1. Tap more options icon > Preview. Tap once on the preview screen to see playback controls. Tap back key icon to return to the compose screen.
  2. When finished, tap messages send icon to send, or tap back key icon to save the message as a draft.