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Picture Mail Being Discontinued 04/30/2012

Discussion in 'Sprint' started by Darnell0216, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Darnell0216

    Darnell0216 Well-Known Member
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    I love how notices appear in your inbox a week or two after they were released, if you get one at all...

    I logged into the service once to setup my account and never went back. I won't miss the service but this is a heads up to those who may rely on it.
     

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  2. DonB

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    I never knew we had that service, LOL
     
  3. KitsapAndroid

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    WTH is picturemail? They just come to phone and I get them from there. Why would I need Sprint to keep a storage space for them? :dunno:
     
  4. Darnell0216

    Darnell0216 Well-Known Member
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    Your guess is as good as mine. I figure this service was useful before sharing media was so easy. Now that almost anyone with a smartphone can receive and distribute media to any person or site with a few clicks they find its usefulness gone. People with older phones will probably feel this loss the most.
     
  5. Rush

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    I still have some photos on that website. Thanks for the heads up. :)

    (memories)
     
  6. KOLIO

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    B.S.=Before Smartphones. :p

    Check out http://www.sprintfeed.com for a more thorough explanation.
     
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  7. CarrieK

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    Lol, duh! At first when I read this I thought it meant we would no longer be able to send or receive pictures! I think I still have some stuff out there, too, from back when you could send photos to a Walgreens anywhere in the country through Sprint and a friend or relative who lived far away could pick them up. I didn't even know they still did that and had forgotten all about it.
     
  8. HeadlessPonch

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    I go there every once in a while to make sure I haven't missed an mms (Used to not get @ 1 of 3, but it's been a lot better this past year).
     
  9. Citizen Coyote

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    Picture Mail, as someone else noted, is a relic of the featurephone era and allowed you to easily share pics from your phone's camera. I used it some when I had an old Sanyo phone, but totally forgot about it.
     
  10. falconey

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    I love the storage feature of picture mail. Sucks that it's going away. I understand why it's going away for good reason though.
     
  11. SubaruB4

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    I never knew I had this lol
     

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