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

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Samsung Galaxy S5 quick message responses limited to 160 characters

My Samsung Galaxy S5's messaging app has a quick-response feature that will cause a new message to pop up on the screen, regardless of lock status, a lot like the app 'Glowfly' used to before 4.4 ...
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Can't send MMS messages (but can receive)

About a week ago I lost the ability to send MMS messages. I can still receive, and single-recipient SMS works fine. The phone is a Moto X, stock. I did recently install some new apps; could one of ...
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How can I search the SMSs/MMSs using the default search interface?

I have an Cyanogenmod 10.1 ROM installed. I love the Google Search interface and can search most of my phone using it but I am unable to find "Messaging" as a searchable item. I've seen a lot of ...
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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 ...
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Transfering MMS messes up group chats

I've tried three different tools, "My Backup Pro", "Easy Backup & Restore", and the backup/restore feature of "GO SMS Pro" to transfer my texts from one Android phone to a new one. Regardless of ...
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How can I transfer MMS messages from an HTC One to a Galaxy S6?

I am trying to figure out how I can transfer all of my messages (SMS+MMS) from my old phone to my new phone. From what I can tell, most of the apps (SMS Restore+ and others) do not support MMS ...
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Android 5.1 & Group SMS in Messenger defaults to MMS

Am I right in thinking that as of Lollipop 5.1 all group messages sent via Messenger are sent via MMS? In prior versions I had the choice to send them as multiple SMS messages, which is what I want ...
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Download multimedia message with WiFi calling enabled

I find that if I get sent an MMS message while connected to WiFi calling it never downloads. And retrying the download never works either. Galaxy s4 Google messaging app
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Message notifications stuck!

I've had my Moto X (first gen) for a while, I think almost a year Noe, the whole experience has been great but lately every time I open my messaging app I get a "Two messages could not be sent" ...
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MMS messages text disappears

When I receive an MMS message (Android 4.1.2), I can see by the momentary preview that there is text to the message, but when I open it, I cannot find the text, only the image. Anybody have the ...
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How to fix view of broken images?

Sometimes people MMS images to me from their phone, and it shows up like this: When I save the broken image, and transfer it to my computer, it displays properly on my computer. Is there a way to ...
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MMS video auto compression

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I love the device, but sending a quick video MMS seems to be a challenge. On other devices I have used, the video will automatically get compressed to a very low ...
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MMS pictures not opening

I have a Galaxy S4 on Verizon - rooted, but still running the stock ROM. Recently I noticed that I am unable to open MMS messages on my phone. I receive them, and am able to view the thumbnail, but ...
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SMS converts to MMS and only sends when data mobile is on [duplicate]

I have had a Galaxy S2 for 2 years. I just upgraded to the S4 3 weeks ago. Until this morning, I was able to send SMS messages without data mobile being on via my Wi-Fi connection. I have made no ...
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My phone seems like it is sending MMS messages, but they never actually arrive - what's going on?

There are several MMS problem threads on here, but none seem to get at the issue I'm having. I can receive MMS messages just fine, however I cannot send them. What is bizarre is that, from all ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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Messenger - How to not automatically turn group messages into MMS?

How do I prevent the lollipop (5.1) from turning my group messages into MMS? I have some friends who can't receive MMS so this is a bit peeving. This question has been asked before but not answered, ...
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Toast: MMS cannot be sent/received when mobile data is disabled — shows up at every boot in Moto G XT1033 running Lollipop 5.0.2

Details: Moto G XT1033 with Android Lollipop 5.0.2 Is there something wrong? Why would any app request this feature just exactly when I turn my cell phone on? (Click image to see its larger ...
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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!
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SMS saving to SD

Is there any way of saving simple SMS mixed with MMS messages to an SD card prior to running a full factory reset? I got a Sony Z3 that refuses to send pic messages other than when I'm hooked to WiFi ...
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Sending text messages to e-mail addresses on Samsung S4

I would like to send a text message to an e-mail address using Messaging on Samsung S4. I have already done it before as a test, but I cannot get it to do it any longer. How to enable this feature ...
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HTC One Messages app extremely slow, but just when I text one person!

My friend (who texts me a lot of pictures of his kids) sent me a barrage of pictures and one video. Ever since then, texting him is excruciatingly slow. These things happen: Just getting our text ...
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How can I send a SMS (Instead of MMS) from a Motorola Atrix 4G? [duplicate]

I was writing a text when suddenly I noticed the message say MMS not SMS. How do I change it back?
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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?
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Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS?

Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS? I have got Galaxy 1.8 version mobile. MMS is not sending in it.
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Galaxy S6 Edge: MMS/Data Texts “Whited Out”?

Following an Android update on April 2nd, I have a good dozen or more issues to resolve. First on my list, whenever I receive (or send to another with the same phone as myself) the MMS/Data Texts ...
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“Message not sent: invalid message” error when MMSing

My wife is on AT&T and uses the default texting app on her Nexus 5X. Sometimes, when she sends a MMS to her iPhone friends she gets an error: Message not sent: invalid message This seems ...
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MMS from Unknown Numbers and from “Contacts”

I have been receiving random multimedia messages from random numbers and from my contacts (but they aren't sending me anything) on my phone for a couple of months now. It's a 1kb file that never ...
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How to resolve “Video too large” error message with MMS video attachment

I have a short mp4 video clip of an old cartoon I keep on my phone and occasionally send via MMS. The video is only 5 seconds long, 480x360, the video file size is 204kB. I sent this video file ...
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Note 5 and text message problems

I have a note 5. For some reason I am not able to receive many texts, especially group texts and/or pictures. I have only had the phone a few weeks but I think it was ok when I first got it. Now the ...
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Android equivalent to Remote Messages/WiFiSMS on iOS?

One of my favorite things about my iPhone was the ability to receive/send SMS/MMS through my web browser on my computer. As far as I know, Android has alternatives for this, but they all rely on an ...
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Share image via MMS directly from Chrome

I would like to share an image with my friend that I found on the internet quickly via Chrome. One way to do this is to: Long click Save the image to Downloads Open messaging app (I use Chomp SMS) ...
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Samsung Galaxy s5 receiving MMS as group messages?

I have a new Samsung Galaxy s5 which I like however when a single contact decides to message me an MMS (picture/video) my messages start a whole new message thread as a 'Group message'. I just want ...
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LG G3 - 4.4.2 - Stop SMS converting to MMS

I used to have Nexus 4, I was able to disable SMS converting to MMS. It did not convert my messages to MMS when I do group messaging. Now I have LG G3 with Andorid 4.4.2, when when I do group ...
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Group Messaging

I received a group text from some coworkers and I don't have any of them saved as contacts. I can receive most of their messages fine; however I can't send one. I can type in the message but the send ...
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LG Power cannot send/receive MMS

I just purchased the LG Power last night. I love it so far except I'm not able to send or receive pic texts. I also keep getting a text that says "No MMS settings". I have no idea how to set it. Any ...
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How do I create a group text with the Hangouts app when I already have a conversation with the recipients?

This doesn't work, btw: How do I send a group SMS with google hangouts? I want to send a group text to Recipient A and Recipient B. I already have conversations with both A and B. When I tap the "+" ...
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MMS Downloading Hangs on Data State Change

As a general rule, I turn my data off and pretty much force everything to be done via WiFi unless I am out and about, at which time I have data turned on obviously. However, as many know, messaging ...
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How to automatically crop text messages when SMS character limit is reached?

Is there a way to prevent the Messages app from sending long texts? It's generally a nice feature, but my current plan has free SMS which I cannot use when overstepping the character limit - instead, ...
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MMS not working

My MMS on my Verizon phone is not woring correctly. I have tried sending a picture to myself, sending group messages, taking out the battery/SIM, etc. The battery method, restarting the phone, or ...
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Sending as Unknown number in Hangouts

In Hangouts 3.1.89134953 I get a "Sending as Unknown number" message at the top of my texts. I googled for this message and found nothing. What does this message mean?
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What files should I backup to keep MMS attachments in message threads?

I need to backup call logs, SMS, and MMS with their attachements but I don't want to use an app for that. I have root access. I will restore them on the same device (Nexus 4). What files exactly ...
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How to filter text messages by mms

My goal is to view all text messages that have a picture attached. I have thousands of texts, and perhaps less than 50 have pictures, and I want to find a particular picture. How do I enable the ...
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Lollipop SMS/MMS Contact names not shown

In the new sms/mms App, none of my conversations are shown with the appropriate contact information. All I can see are the contacts' phone numbers... This pretty annoying since I can only guess which ...