downloading pictures in text message

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    I'm having problems downloading pictures from one friend. When I click download it tells me thedownload was unsuccessful. I've tried taking my batttery out deleting all other threads. Any suggestions on what to try next? I have downloaded handcent that doesn't work either.
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    Are you able to download photos from other messages?
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    All my other pictures just appear in text messages so I don't have to download them. I have received some before that I could click download on and it worked.
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    So are you doing a long press (press and hold) on the photo and it says successful. Have you checked the download folder on your SD card?
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    I have tried holding the download button and clicking it quickly. The image is not appearing in my downloads folder. It's gives me a message shortly afte chicking on download that the domnload was unsuccessful.
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    With handcent and even the stock messenger you long press on the picture and a menu with options should pop up. Copy attached to sd card should be one of the options. The only time I've seen a download option is in an email.
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    That's how it normally works but for some reason I get a download button from this sender.
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    Hopefully someone else jumps in who has had this happen to them since they pics aren't appearing in the DCIM folder.
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    Having the same problem

    I am currently having the same picture messaging problem which seems to only happen when I am getting a picture message from another droid phone.

    This started for me on Friday after Verizon sent me a replacement phone which I have since been sent another replacement for to "fix" this problem. I have spent hours in the store and on the phone and they can't recreate the problem.
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    I was having the same problem. Picture would not download. Here is the fix that I found works.

    Have whoever is sending you the picture write something in the message part. Can be as simple as " here is your pic". Then when you receive it, the pic will open. I cannot explain it but that is how I fixed it.
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    I was having the same issues, and i just simply told her to say here's the picture and it worked. Thanks.
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