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  1. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    There has to be a way to keep the phone from sending such crappy video in MMS. Does anyone know how to send full res videos? I can't remember the workaround.
    09-17-2017 10:11 AM
  2. Nh3518's Avatar
    There has to be a way to keep the phone from sending such crappy video in MMS. Does anyone know how to send full res videos? I can't remember the workaround.
    I wondered the same thing. I recently switched back to Android to the Note 8, and right now this one of my biggest gripes.
    09-17-2017 10:16 AM
  3. sangs's Avatar
    There has to be a way to keep the phone from sending such crappy video in MMS. Does anyone know how to send full res videos? I can't remember the workaround.
    Some workarounds are to use WhatsApp, Google Photos, e-mail, or switch to iPhone and use iMessage. Current MMS will not allow for full res videos. It's a maddening drawback.
    09-17-2017 10:20 AM
  4. AZwldcats's Avatar
    MMS was never meant for video sharing. There's a small file size limitation and the videos have to be compressed to this size they lose all their quality. Other things like WhatsApp and iMessage don't use the MMS protocol so they don't have to compress the videos.
    09-17-2017 10:20 AM
  5. MikeLW1984's Avatar
    I use allo
    09-17-2017 10:29 AM
  6. sangs's Avatar
    I use allo
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Allo will not send uncompressed video to anybody that is not using Allo to receive it, correct?
    09-17-2017 10:33 AM
  7. Ca_lvn's Avatar
    This is my biggest complaint
    09-17-2017 11:06 AM
  8. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    MMS was never meant for video sharing. There's a small file size limitation and the videos have to be compressed to this size they lose all their quality. Other things like WhatsApp and iMessage don't use the MMS protocol so they don't have to compress the videos.
    Even pics though too. Yeah my iPhone sends perfect pics and video. I just assumed it was a Samsung thing. Don't remember my pixel doing this.
    09-17-2017 11:28 AM
  9. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    Some workarounds are to use WhatsApp, Google Photos, e-mail, or switch to iPhone and use iMessage. Current MMS will not allow for full res videos. It's a maddening drawback.
    So no matter what text app I use it will downgrade the quality? All of my friends will think my camera sucks lol.
    Nh3518 likes this.
    09-17-2017 02:47 PM
  10. zhelf's Avatar
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Allo will not send uncompressed video to anybody that is not using Allo to receive it, correct?

    The true but I use allo as well because the only person I exchange videos with really is my wife so I just showed her how to use it. It is probably the biggest drawback to leaving the iPhone
    09-17-2017 03:10 PM
  11. franky_402's Avatar
    me and my buddy on note 8 and the GF with 8+ seem to send full res pics haven't tried videos yet tho. looks like RCS is taking over since we have read receipts and also shows when one is typing. maybe I'll try a vid and report back since that was the ops ?
    smooches680 likes this.
    09-17-2017 03:27 PM
  12. Nh3518's Avatar
    From my understanding, it is a carrier related improvement. RCS is being stalled because of carriers. My assumption is that you have T Mobile?
    09-17-2017 04:54 PM
  13. irock1985's Avatar
    From my understanding, it is a carrier related improvement. RCS is being stalled because of carriers. My assumption is that you have T Mobile?
    That was always my understanding of these limitations are by your carrier and somehow probably iMessage went around them so people with iPhones didn't realize this limitation
    09-17-2017 04:58 PM
  14. Almeuit's Avatar
    There is no way to send high quality video through MMS. You'd have to use another app. Carriers don't allow big MMS messages so it will always be super down graded.
    09-17-2017 11:46 PM
  15. 7h3d34f0n3's Avatar
    If you have a Samsung account share using this option.
    Attached Thumbnails MMS VIDEO-screenshot_20170918-135543.jpg  
    dunamis likes this.
    09-18-2017 12:57 PM
  16. o4liberty's Avatar
    Send it over as a link if the person wants to keep the video they just download it but this way they see full resolution every time.
    Ca_lvn likes this.
    09-18-2017 01:11 PM
  17. gregg6942's Avatar
    If you have a Samsung account share using this option.
    This works great for me, just be sure the file has completely uploaded before sending the link.
    09-18-2017 04:08 PM
  18. franky_402's Avatar
    From my understanding, it is a carrier related improvement. RCS is being stalled because of carriers. My assumption is that you have T Mobile?
    Me and my buddy and GF are all on sprint
    09-18-2017 06:22 PM

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