How to Send MMS Photo Messages on iPhone 3GS

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How to Send MMS Photo Messages on iPhone 3GS
Sending photos on the iPhone 3GS is easy. (assiewin/stock.xchng,)

The iPhone 3GS makes it easy to send photos via the Multimedia Messaging Service, or MMS. It's similar to text messaging and allows iPhone users to switch smoothly between sending photo messages and sending texts.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • iPhone 3GS
  • Phone contract that includes MMS

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  1. 1

    Select "Messages" from your iPhone's home screen.

  2. 2

    Click on the "New Message" icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

  3. 3

    Type in the recipient's phone number or e-mail address in the "To" field. Separate multiple recipients with commas.

  4. 4

    Click on the picture of the camera on the left-hand side of the screen. This will bring up two options.

  5. 5

    Select "Take Photo or Video" to take and send a new photo with your iPhone's built-in camera. Or select "Choose Existing" to send a photo that's already on your iPhone's camera roll.

  6. 6

    Enter any text that you would like to accompany your photo.

  7. 7

    Click "Send."

Tips and warnings

  • As a shortcut, when viewing photos in your iPhone's camera roll, you may select "MMS" from the menu to send the photo.
  • You may add as many photos as you would like to a message before sending by repeating the steps prior to selecting "Send."
  • Ensure that your cellphone carrier has enabled MMS on your account, or you may be responsible for extra charges for any photos sent or received.

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