“When I try to send a picture to someone through text message it always fails to send. But when I send it to someone who has iMessage it works. Can someone help me figure out why it won't send through normal text?”
This is the common question that asked by iPhone users for iPhone messages. iPhone messages has become more and more functional to meet nearly all demands you need when using it. iPhone supports sending pictures via MMS and iMessages
is useful in daily life. iMessage works over data while SMS/MMS work over the carrier channel, so it's entirely possible there's a bug if you can not send pictures via text messages. In this guide, we will introduce several things you can do to fix iPhone won’t send pictures in text messages.
How to Solve iPhone Won’t Send Pictures in Text Messages
As iPhone messages divided into MMS and iMessages, so we will provide the different solutions for not sending photos in MMS and iMessages.
Part 1: Fix iPhone Won’t Send Photos via MMS
1.Photo is sent via MMS. So first of all, have a look at whether the MMS function is enabled. Go to Settings > Messages
and make sure MMS Messaging is turned on.
2. If the MMS is enabled, the second thing you should confirm is that whether your carrier allows MMS. Just call up your carrier to know the answer.
3. If there is nothing to do the carrier, go to check the cellular network. A weak cellular network can fail you to send any large file. If the network is weak, go to a place where there's good coverage and try to send the image again.
4. Reset Network. Go to Settings > General > Reset Network Settings
to reset the Wi-Fi settings and the settings of your carrier connection. This will sometimes troubleshoot the problem.
Part 2: Fix iPhone Won’t Send Photos via iMessages
1. iMessage works when you have it enabled and the recipient is also using iMessage. This requires the recipient is also using an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or a Mac. So, confirm this first.
2. Check the Wi-Fi/Cellar network. Try to open a webpage in browser to check if the network works fine. Or you can reset network via Settings > General > Reset Network Settings.
3. Restore your iPhone. If you can't send pics via messages still, you are advised to reset your iPhone to factory settings. Since factory reset will erase all data on your iPhone, please backup your device with iTunes or iCloud first.
Then, connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable and open iTunes > Click "Restore iPhone ..." button in the summary panel when your iPhone shows up > Click "Restore" again to confirm your action. Then, iTunes will restore your iPhone to factory settings. When your iPhone restart, you can restore iPhone from iTunes backup or iCloud backup.
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