Apple iPhone 14 Pro

Apple iPhone 14 Pro

iOS 16.0

I can't send and receive picture messages on my Apple iPhone 14 Pro iOS 16.0

Cause 1 of 5: The picture message isn't written correctly

To send a picture message, it needs to be written and sent correctly.

Solution: See how to write and send a picture message.

Step 1 of 14

Create new picture message

Press the message icon.

Step 2 of 14

Create new picture message

Press the new message icon.

Step 3 of 14

Select recipient

Press To: and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.

Step 4 of 14

Select recipient

Press the required contact.

Step 5 of 14

Write text

Press the text input field and write the text for your picture message.

Step 6 of 14

Record text using dictation

Press the microphone icon and say the required text.

Step 7 of 14

Record text using dictation

Press the microphone icon to end dictation.

Step 8 of 14

Insert picture

Press the apps icon.

Step 9 of 14

Insert picture

Press the picture icon.

Step 10 of 14

Insert picture

Slide your finger upwards on the screen and go to the required folder.

Step 11 of 14

Insert picture

Press the required picture.

Step 12 of 14

Insert picture

Press Add.

Step 13 of 14

Send picture message

Press the send icon.

Step 14 of 14

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

1 Create new picture message

Press the message icon.
Press the new message icon.

2 Select recipient

Press To: and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.
Press the required contact.

3 Write text

Press the text input field and write the text for your picture message.

4 Record text using dictation

Press the microphone icon and say the required text.
When using dictation in a supported language, your phone can do automatic punctuation. You can also say emojis, e.g. by saying "happy emoji".
Press the microphone icon to end dictation.

5 Insert picture

Press the apps icon.
Press the picture icon.
Slide your finger upwards on the screen and go to the required folder.
Press the required picture.
Press Add.

6 Send picture message

Press the send icon.

7 Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

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