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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-12-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Sending pics using SMS

I'm a first time Blackberry (curve) owner and I can't seem to figure out how to send pics I've taken on my phone to a friends (non blackberry) phone using the sms option?  I can only send to their email address.  Could someone please advise what I'm doing wrong?


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Forums Advisor I
Posts: 661
Registered: ‎04-02-2008
My Device: Curve 8900

Re: Sending pics using SMS

SMS stands for Short Message service and is for short messages with text only. You would need to use the Compose MMS option. This option will only be available if you have a BlackBerry Data plan. One exception to this rule is T-Mobile, who allows you use their BlackBerry Feature Enabler to send MMS messages without a full BlackBerry data plan. Also, Sprint devices do not support MMS messages with their BlackBerrys.
Elite II
Posts: 9,321
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: grameenphone

Re: Sending pics using SMS

Is it common for all T-mobile and Sprints affiliates?

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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎04-12-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Sending pics using SMS

You will have to use the MMS option and that is only if your provider supports MMS messaging.  SMS is for text only.