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pictures don't show up on incoming text messages

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by littlefilly, Dec 2, 2011.

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    new droid owner...having issues with text messages -my first phone using texts...cannot get pictures in my text messages (in coming) what is wrong? I checked the data and the saver issues... the text says 'ssss.jpg file removed) at the bottom of my incoming text message... why? can't you receive jpg files in texts? I know I have sent other people jpg files from my computer to their phones.... :blink:
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    check here open text app> messaging settings> Auto-retrieve check that

    hope that works
    if you are using the stock app for text you may want to try gosmspro its in the market great app ;)
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    thanks for the quick response -however the auto retrieve was checked.... so that wasn't the problem.... any one have any other suggestions? thanks!
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    Did you root and remove or freeze anything?
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    no, at least not on purpose....
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    I've had same problem go back to conversation threads then re open message pics usually appear after I re open thread. Atleast it does for me anyway

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    Oddly I've had problems with my wifi preventing me from downloading texted pics, on the DX and this phone, try switching wifi off if its on

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    Thanks for the thought, however that is not the problem... I have tried it both ways....doesn't matter if Wi-Fi is on or off.... :hail:
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    Could the picture be too big? or the wrong format? it is a jpg file and it is 150 x 245 and 9.28 KB.... ???
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    Not likely, unless its coming via an email, are you using a texting app? Or the SMS preloaded into the phone

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    I have always been able to send text messages from my computer... as long as I use the phonenumber@vtext.com (verizon phone accts)...I can send email from computer to cell phones as text... do it all the time with my daughter... forward her pictures from my PC to her cell phone.....
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    ok... seems that it will at least show pics in my email that I receive on the phone...and that happened ONLY after I powered down the cell phone (reboot)...still don't know why they are not showing up in the text messages...
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