can't play videos that ppl send in a text

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    When sometime sends me a video in a text, it will download it but it will only be a still frame that is played the whole time. That's using handcent and the stock app
     
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    Are you connected via Wi-Fi or 3G/4G? I'm only able to download and play via 3G / 4G.
     
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    4G. My boyfriend bionic is the same way. I can send to other phone types like 3G and other service providers but 4G phones can't play them.
     
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    Try downloading mx player from the app store and see that will play them. Also, are these videos sent from an iphone by chance?
     
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    One was. The others were sent by my boyfriends bionic and my sisters droid 2.. So its any video. But i can send videos to my sister and my friends. But if i send to my boyfriend, his are messed up like mine.. He also can't play them when receiving from other ppl
     
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    I just tried to save to sd card and try and view it that way, it just saves it as a picture.
     
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    Its just videos being sent by text. They can email them to me and i can watch it. I can download from Facebook and watch videos too
     
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    I just had my friend who has u.s. Cellular send Me a video and it played. But I'd my boyfriend or sister send me one, it won't play
     
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    Did you try mx player?
     
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    No but i solved this problem. When you send text with a video, it won't play, but if they or i send just the video with no text or signature, it works. I tested different videos with different ppl. Text is messing them up
     
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    Huh.... odd. Well at least it's working
     
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    I know right. Its crazy
     
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