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photo won't compress enough to text


AC Question

I'm an S5 newbie. Just tried to text a photo. It said briefly it was compressing, but then popped up a message that it was too big to text. What's the remedy?


Retired Ambassador
Aug 26, 2013
If the picture/video is too big the only way to send it would be through e-mail or a third party app that isn't limited to standard MMS protocols.

Maybe something like Hangouts would work, but the other person would have to be using the same app.

Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.4