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Write and send picture messages - BlackBerry Classic

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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 16

Find "Text Messages"

Slide your finger left across the display to open the main menu.
Press Text Messages.

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Create picture message

Press Compose.

Step 3 of 16

Select recipient

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

Step 4 of 16

Write the text

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

See how to write text.
Step 5 of 16

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.

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5a - Insert picture

Press Picture.

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5a - Insert picture

Press the required picture.

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5a - Insert picture

Press Done.

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5b - Insert video clip

Press Video.

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5b - Insert video clip

Press the required video clip.

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5b - Insert video clip

Press Done.

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5c - Insert audio file

Press Audio.

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5c - Insert audio file

Press the required audio file.

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5c - Insert audio file

Press Done.

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Send the picture message

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

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Step 16 of 16

Return to the home screen

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

1. Find "Text Messages"

Slide your finger left across the display to open the main menu.
Press Text Messages.

2. Create picture message

Press Compose.

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 a 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 Picture.
Press the required picture.
Press Done.

7. 5b - Insert video clip

Press Video.
Press the required video clip.
Press Done.

8. 5c - Insert audio file

Press Audio.
Press the required audio file.
Press Done.

9. Send the picture message

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

10. Return to the home screen

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