How to Send Free Picture Messaging

Updated April 17, 2017

Sharing an unforgettable moment instantly is possible using online picture messaging. Some websites give you the ability to send photos from your computer to a phone number free of charge. The process is simple and the reward great. The distance between family and friends won't seem so great once you clicked your way into their inbox.

Open the home page of a picture messaging website. and are two examples of websites offering free online texting services. PixDrop delivers messages to four providers: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. delivers messages all over the world with an option of "any" provider in a handful of countries. Read the terms of use, this is important. You may find that by entering your information, or the information of the recipient, you will be added to a list of spam websites.

Enter the receiving number. In some cases the website will ask for the service provider of the recipient's number. You may decide to notify the recipient prior to sending your photo message to ensure his phone accepts picture messages.

Upload your photo. Make sure the file size is compatible. Most standard Jpeg files will suffice. Most personal computers have a default program, such as Windows Paint, that assists users with resizing photos.

Add a text message with a caption for your photo. Sending a message with your picture will add that special touch.

Send your message and wait for a confirmation from the website. Once you receive confirmation from the website you know the message went through. It is always a good idea to check with the recipient to confirm your message personally.

Things You'll Need

  • Phone number and service provider of recipient
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Tiffany Ross is a writer and actress who has been working in Chicago since 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting and is completing her Master of Science in Oriental medicine. Ross is a world traveler with experience working overseas.