Picture messages playing as video


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  1. zipper21

    zipper21 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have had this problem for a while, and my boyfriend has too. I have the moto droid and he has droid eris. When certain people send me picture messages and I touch them to open and view it plays as a video, the picture will play for a second and then go to black screen and then back to the messaging screen. It wasn't sent as a video message by the person so why is it "playing " instead of just letting me open it in the gallery and view it like most? I've searched google and other forums for an answer but still nothing.. its not a huge deal but I would like to fix it if possible. Anything is appreciated.. thanks.
     

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    Demache Well-Known Member

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    Its really bizarre, I've noticed it too. It keeps turning them into slideshows. It seems to be an Android thing (or maybe its because of the stock SMS apps). Generally, what I do is send the picture, with no text. That seems to make sure it goes through as just a picture.
     
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    zipper21 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    humm.. I will try that with sending. I was looking for more of a way to make it not happen to me, as in the messages I recieve, not the other way around.. hahah. thanks for the reply.
     
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    Demache Well-Known Member

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    If the other person happens to be using an Android phone, tell them to do the same thing.
     

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