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    hello all when i try to send 2 or 3 pictures through text ill get and error( saying unable to attach file . file size too larger try sending via email , wifi ) ?
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    Default Re: help with sending pictures through text

    Try sending it through email.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Megamontona View Post
    hello all when i try to send 2 or 3 pictures through text ill get and error( saying unable to attach file . file size too larger try sending via email , wifi ) ?
    I'm curious, did you come from an iPhone? I did, and I've noticed this too. It seems that android phones won't allow you to send as big of files over sms or mms as iPhone does.
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    why not send it through whatsapp? you can send audio/music up to 12MB in size too!
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    Pretty sure each carrier has a size limit and it is nowhere near what a 13-megapixel photo is going to be. I wanna say iphone pics are easier compressed than others. Iunno if that is a carrier/AT&T thing, or an iphone thing.

    I had a friend on AT&T iphone send me pics and short vids fine, but when I tried to send her the same with my Sprint Palm Pre, I would get cant send errors.

    I could be way off with these assumptions though.
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    You can only send big files that are created within the phone, for example a picture you took with the phone's camera.. you put it in a text and it will say it is to big but that it will compress it for you to be able to send it.. but if its a picture imported to the phone from somewhere else then I don't know if it works the same way.

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    try sending each picture one at a time or get a different SMS application that will automatically break apart the pics or resize them automatically. (i think both go sms and handcent will do that)
    me, i changed the photo size in the camera options to 2.4 mp 2048x1152. for casual/everyday use i don't need larger pictures.
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    thanks all im gonna try a different sms

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