Microsoft Lumia 640

Microsoft Lumia 640

How to guides

Write and send picture messages

A picture message is a message which can contain pictures and other media files and can be sent to other mobile phones and email addresses. If you can't send and receive picture messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM, you need to set up your phone for picture messaging.

Step 1 of 11

Create picture message

Press the message icon.

Step 2 of 11

Create picture message

Press the new message icon.

Step 3 of 11

Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.
Matching contacts are displayed.
Press the required contact.

Step 4 of 11

Write the text

Press type a message.
Write the text for your picture message.

See how to write text.
Step 5 of 11

Insert pictures and video clips

Press the attachment icon.
Select one of the following options:
Insert picture, go to 4a.
Insert video clip, go to 4b.

Step 6 of 11

4a - Insert picture

Press picture.
Go to the required folder.

Step 7 of 11

4a - Insert picture

Press the required picture.

Step 8 of 11

4b - Insert video clip

Press video.
Go to the required folder.

Step 9 of 11

4b - Insert video clip

Press the required video clip.

Step 10 of 11

Send the picture message

Press the send icon when you've finished your picture message.

Step 11 of 11

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Create picture message

Press the message icon.
Press the new message icon.

2. Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.
Matching contacts are displayed.
Press the required contact.

3. Write the text

Press type a message.
Write the text for your picture message.
See how to write text.

4. Insert pictures and video clips

Press the attachment icon.
Select one of the following options:
Insert picture, go to 4a.
Insert video clip, go to 4b.

5. 4a - Insert picture

Press picture.
Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture.

6. 4b - Insert video clip

Press video.
Go to the required folder.
Press the required video clip.

7. Send the picture message

Press the send icon when you've finished your picture message.

8. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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