1 mb text messaging file limit


Last Updated: 2009-12-01 20:13:12
  1. zeux6

    zeux6 Well-Known Member

    When I send or receive a text message and there are attachments, I find it a bit frustrating that at times if its over one mb I can't get it. Is therean app or workaround that can fix that?

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  2. JoeC

    JoeC Well-Known Member

    Text messages are limited to only 160 characters by design (assuming 7-bit encoding). Adding attachments changes the text message to a multimedia message, the length of which is completely determined by a carrier's gateway limitation.

    I know that most of the time, a video cannot exceed 300KB.

    The best solution to this is to send multimedia messages via email, not via MMS.
  3. t1jordan

    t1jordan Well-Known Member

    Yeah this sucks. It is pretty fustrating. I miss alot of photos because of this.
  4. checkers

    checkers Active Member

    Handcent will reduce the size of a photo something the stock app won't do. That is the main reason I'm staying with Handcent.
  5. JoeC

    JoeC Well-Known Member

    The stock messaging application does reduce photo sizes for MMS on my Hero.
  6. checkers

    checkers Active Member

    Not mine, my Hero has a 1meg limit

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