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Samsung Galaxy A5

Samsung Galaxy A5

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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.

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Press Messages.

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Press the new message icon.

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

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Press Enter message.
Write the text for your picture message.

See how to write text.
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Press the attachment icon.
Select one of the following options:
Insert picture, go to 5a.
Insert video clip, go to 5b.
Insert audio file, go to 5c.

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Press Image.
Go to the required folder.

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Press the required picture to select it.

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Press Done.

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Press Video.
Go to the required folder.

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Press the required video clip.

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Press OK.

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Press Audio.
Go to the required folder.

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Press the field next to the required audio file.

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Press Done.

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Press OK.

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

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Messages"

Press Messages.

2. Create picture message

Press the new message icon.

3. Select recipient

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

4. Write the text

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

5. Insert pictures, video clips and audio files

Press the attachment icon.
Select one of the following options:
Insert picture, go to 5a.
Insert video clip, go to 5b.
Insert audio file, go to 5c.

6. 5a - Insert picture

Press Image.
Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture to select it.
Press Done.

7. 5b - Insert video clip

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

8. 5c - Insert audio file

Press Audio.
Go to the required folder.
Press the field next to the required audio file.
Press Done.
Press OK.

9. Send the picture message

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

10. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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