Tagged Questions

MMS stands for Multimedia Messaging Service, a standard way to send multimedia messages to and from mobile phones.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
228 views

Is it faster to send a picture message through 2G or Wi-Fi? [closed]

I have a LG Mytouch android smartphone. I need to send a picture out tonight!
0
votes
0answers
109 views

Pictures converting to MMS when they didn't use to

I have a motorola XPRT and it recently updated and now pictures convert to mms and they didn't used to... Any ways to fix this problem?
1
vote
0answers
280 views

Got text message with 'download' button, how would I look at the link source or gain further info to see if this is safe? 2.3.6metropcs

In the 'messaging' app that comes standard with metropcs, I received a text message that had 'no subject' and was just a download button. I know the person, so there is no need to mention not to trust ...
1
vote
1answer
427 views

Combine all messages [closed]

One thing I do miss about my blackberry was a single list of all my communication. I went to "Messages" and I had texts, emails, bbm, chat, notifications, everything all in one list. With a few ...
0
votes
3answers
814 views

Can I use MIUI's auto SMS + MMS backup + restore thing on another custom ICS rom?

MIUI's built in SMS + MMS backup works quite well. However, I want to try out new custom ROMs. Is it possible to add integration of that MIUI service onto another ICS rom?
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How can I force MMS messages to retry?

I used to have this problem with my Nexus One on T-Mobile, and now have it again on my Samsung Galaxy SII on Sprint. It seems like about every other MMS message I get will fail to download. It'll just ...
1
vote
1answer
575 views

The long SMS is converted to MMS and shows sending. How do I make sure it is sent?

I typed a long message and it was converted to a multimedia message. When I press the send button it shows "sending" but never shows "sent". How do I know it has been sent or not?
3
votes
1answer
8k views

How can I attach a file to an MMS message?

Can I attach files to an MMS message? I am looking for a way to attach files like doc, pdf, or zip and send them over MMS.
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Reasons for MMS to fail while sending?

I've been trying to send an MMS on a rooted ST17i with the MiniCMSandwich Lite rom but for some reason, I can't send any MMS (no matter how big). It will just say "SENDING" on the messaging app but ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

The size of the MMS message

What is the maximum size of the MMS message in Android phone? and is there a way to increase this size?
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Can I force a message to be sent as an MMS?

Is there a way to force a message to be sent as an MMS?
15
votes
1answer
11k views

Recover deleted content from userdata partition?

So it came to pass, that Amanda did have a blonde moment and deleted all her threads in the SMS app by mistake. Yeah, "Delete all threads" probably shouldn't be quite so easy to invoke. The phone's ...
1
vote
0answers
269 views

Problems sending MMS

I am unable to receive or send multi media messages using my Samsung Galaxy Ace plus. When I send a MMS it gets stuck and when I receive a picture or form of media from a friend (e.g. my friend has an ...
2
votes
1answer
169 views

backup MMS in android 1.6

I know there are many duplicates, but unfortunately the specifications on every software proposed to do it are very poor about wether they support VERY OLD android versions and wether they will ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

MyTouch 4g MMS over Home Wi-Fi

Why can't I receive or send MMS on my My Touch 4g through my home Wi-Fi? I have bad coverage at home so I have to use my Wi-Fi connection. I'm sure my settings are right - I have it set to T-Mobile ...
1
vote
5answers
13k views

Go Sms Pro: “Too many unsent multimedia messages” error

Every time I try to send a Multimedia message using Go Sms Pro, I get a toast message saying: "Can't send message right now. There are too many unsent multimedia messages" This doesn't happen when ...
5
votes
4answers
4k views

What is the downside of using GO SMS Pro and / or Handcent?

All I've been seeing about these apps are the positives. I want to know the negatives of using them, apart from me having to install an additional app to do something that the phone can already do by ...
2
votes
1answer
711 views

SMS time stamps are behaving strangely

I am having an issue with the time stamps of incoming SMS messages when backing up messages. The time stamps of the messages I send out are correct. The time stamps of the incoming messages in the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

vCard sent to my Android shows up as text

A friend sent me a couple of contacts via vCard mms. I received them as text messages, with for example the contact avatar rendered as plain text and some of the characters replaced with android ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Cyanogenmod 7.1 doesn't send MMS

Not sure when this started to happen, most likely after I upgraded to cyanogenmod 7.1. I was able to send/receive MMS before without any problem. Now I can receive MMS at any time send MMS when ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

How can I prevent long SMS messages from auto-converting to MMS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Converting to multimedia message” when forwarding large SMS I have a Galaxy S I9000. I can't send long messages. When it reaches the 3 SMS limit it changes ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Why does my phone come up with a multimedia message sometimes when I am sending a message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent my device from automatically converting SMS to MMS? Can I turn off the multimedia on my phone . Why does it come up sometimes when I am trying to send ...
5
votes
1answer
893 views

Why do all my MMSes show up as videos?

Long text messages, photos - all show up as a five second long "video" (still image). Happens with received MMSes and the ones from me that I've sent. Using a galaxy s2. This is really annoying, my ...
1
vote
1answer
591 views

Forward MMS via EMail

I've send someone a pretty long MMS (just text) but he wasn't able to receive. Is there a way to retransmit via EMail. E.g. copy the whole text and paste it into an email instead? Thanks.
6
votes
1answer
5k views

How to make sure I have no sms virus?

I'm using a non-rooted, non-hacked Samsung GT-I5700 device which runs Android 2.1. Today I've received an MMS from an unknown phone with something which looked like a spam for Mastercard. I've ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Picture converted to very low quality while sending MMS

I've HTC Desire 2.3.3 . Recently I took one photo from stock camera app and clicked Menu -> Share -> MMS. My picture was automatically converted to 7KB sized file. No doubt the picture lost all its ...
1
vote
0answers
744 views

SMS converts to MMS after only one word

I've been searching around Google and other forums and many people have their SMS messages converted to MMS after 3 pages, but as soon as I start typing my phone converts the SMS to an MMS even though ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Can I use the stock SMS/MMS app on an Android tablet without UMTS module?

I just got my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet. It does not have a GSM/UMTS/3G module but there is an SMS/MMS icon. What is the purpose of this app? Does Android allow me to send and receive SMS/MMS over my ...
8
votes
2answers
35k views

What's “creation mode” in the Galaxy S's offical messaging application?

If you open the official messaging App, go to menu then settings, there is a setting "creation mode" which has the following options (in that order): restricted warning free What does this change? ...
9
votes
6answers
13k views

Can I send / retrieve MMS messages via WiFi?

Is it possible to send / retrieve MMS messages via WiFi or is it mandatory to be connected to my provider via the mobile data connection? If a user has an active WiFi connection, what happens when ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

MMS images showing up as videos

For some reason when receiving pictures from people with iPhones, they sometimes show up as a video. The video is usually 20 seconds long with the first half blank (sometimes there is text depending ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

MMS vCard displaying as playable media file

I am having difficulty viewing a vcard received via text message. My phone recognizes it's an MMS but views it as a Multimedia file and tries to play it. My phone is rooted running Cyanogen ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I open a Photo attached to a text Message?

I have just bought a Samsung Galaxy S and have been sent a Text message with a photo but cannot find out how to open the photo to view when I touch the message thread it just comes up with message ...
0
votes
2answers
549 views

Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS?

Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS? I have got Galaxy 1.8 version mobile. MMS is not sending in it.
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Delete APN on LG-P500

The LG-P500 does not allow to delete/disable MMS APN. The problem is that if I define my own APN, the original one, which cannot be deleted, is still used by messaging application... Anybody knows ...
7
votes
3answers
6k views

“Converting to multimedia message” when forwarding large SMS

When I receive a large SMS and when I select "Forward" from options, it shows "Converting to multimedia message" and I'm getting charged more. Furthermore, if the person on receiving end doesn't have ...
3
votes
3answers
25k views

HTC Desire crashed, deleted all SMS/MMS. Can I recover?

Been a reader of SO/SE for a while as am getting into Android development. Just wanted to ask a quick question. Hope someone can help. :) I have a HTC desire (2.2 with HTC sense, as per stock), never ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Does MMS support PNG format images?

I'm just wondering if android mms supports png files? I've tried sending an image, a png format, through mms. Sending is successful. However, the recipient recieves an error image. My question is, ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Where to find the MMS settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure my phone for MMS? I am using a Samsung GT-I5503 and I can't send an mms. Where can I locate the mms settings so that I can configure it?
6
votes
2answers
566 views

how to take a screen shot and send it via MMS?

can I somehow take a screen shot of a google maps in a easy way and then send it via MMS? HTC Desire on 2.1 (not rooted)
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I configure my phone for MMS?

I can not send or receive MMS-messages (containing an image) on my Nexus One phone. And I can't find many settings to set for it. I have set an adress for APN. But there is also an IP-address, a ...
12
votes
4answers
78k views

How can I prevent my device from automatically converting SMS to MMS?

The Galaxy S I9000 messaging app automatically converts long SMS messages to MMS. How can I disable this?
9
votes
2answers
459 views

Why does a single MMS message show up as three separate download buttons?

Using the default messaging app, CyanogenMod 6.1, T-Mobile Pay As You Go, whenever someone sends me an MMS, it shows up as 3 separate messages, all with Download buttons. If I click the first ...
2
votes
1answer
420 views

Phantom Multimedia Message

At regular, though infrequent, intervals I receive a multi media message in my inbox from 'δ@' which has no content. The message is completely blank. I do not have such a contact and I receive mmms so ...