1. adpmoney's Avatar
    Every time i try to send or receive pictures through wifi it doesnt work. But when i use the 4g then it works. is there a solution to this?
    05-20-2014 11:16 AM
  2. Vsweety's Avatar
    What app do you use? MMS?
    05-20-2014 11:18 AM
  3. ttwiitch's Avatar
    This is happening to me now using Hangouts, but previously on the stock SMS app, it was possible.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    05-20-2014 11:27 AM
  4. adpmoney's Avatar
    What app do you use? MMS?
    I use Handcent text app but it also happens on the stock message app also
    05-20-2014 11:40 AM
  5. Vsweety's Avatar
    I use Handcent text app but it also happens on the stock message app also
    That's the answer: both are SMS/MMS apps. SMS and MMS messages are always sent via mobile networks. Even if you're in a WiFi 'bubble'.
    MMS is by far the slowest and most expensive m.o. to send images and videos. It can also send only very limited size files = lo-res.

    If you want to send (many) hi-res images and videos you will need to use the "IM protocol', Instant Messaging. Good IM apps are e.g. (free) Telegram (for text messages, hundreds of photos, or videos of up to 1 GB), and (also free) Viber (includes 'VoIP' [internet audio calling], and video calling).
    Both the sender and the receiver need to have the appropriate app installed.
    adpmoney likes this.
    05-20-2014 12:04 PM

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