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Sending/receiving photos via sms

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Sending/receiving photos via sms

Hi all, just wondering if anyone else has been having issues with the quality of photos sent and received via sms/mms? My photos are being reduced in quality (almost vga)  when sending. Any suggestions on how to fix would be fantastic. 

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@najodleglejszy wrote:

@Kritlcr you can always email it. there are tons of instant messenger apps available on Play Store, and they won't compress the photos as much as MMS does (I'm not sure which  ones send  photos completely uncompressed though) - Hangouts, Signal, Whatsapp, Telegram, Riot...


As @najodleglejszy said @Kritlcr, you're going to need to look at one of the messaging services out there...

 

A lot of those applications require minimal registration though - often just a telephone number. And they're super-easy to use - basically like an Internet-based version of text messages, but because they're Internet-based, you can send pretty much everything.

 

Just ask your friends if they use Wire, Signal, Telegram, Hangouts, Whatsapp, Riot or any other messaging services; then register with the appropriate one... Or pick one and then ask your friends to install the same application (I personally recommend Wire - my whole family uses it).


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Re: Sending/receiving photos via sms

@KritlcrMMS size is very limited (usually to 300-600 kB, depending on the carrier), so the photos need to be compressed before sending.

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Re: Sending/receiving photos via sms

Thanks. Is there anything you can recommend to send the full quality pictures not via mms or any Facebook related as Im not a user. 

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Re: Sending/receiving photos via sms

@Kritlcr you can always email it. there are tons of instant messenger apps available on Play Store, and they won't compress the photos as much as MMS does (I'm not sure which  ones send  photos completely uncompressed though) - Hangouts, Signal, Whatsapp, Telegram, Riot...

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Re: Sending/receiving photos via sms


@najodleglejszy wrote:

@Kritlcr you can always email it. there are tons of instant messenger apps available on Play Store, and they won't compress the photos as much as MMS does (I'm not sure which  ones send  photos completely uncompressed though) - Hangouts, Signal, Whatsapp, Telegram, Riot...


As @najodleglejszy said @Kritlcr, you're going to need to look at one of the messaging services out there...

 

A lot of those applications require minimal registration though - often just a telephone number. And they're super-easy to use - basically like an Internet-based version of text messages, but because they're Internet-based, you can send pretty much everything.

 

Just ask your friends if they use Wire, Signal, Telegram, Hangouts, Whatsapp, Riot or any other messaging services; then register with the appropriate one... Or pick one and then ask your friends to install the same application (I personally recommend Wire - my whole family uses it).


  • I can't help you if you don't tell me what mobile device you're using & what version of Android it is running, in English (you can use Google Translate - http://translate.google.com).
  • The more information you can give me, the easier I can help you!
  •  Please kudo this post if you think it has been helpful; or mark it as the "solution" if it fixed your problem, so that other users facing the same issue can find the solution!