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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by somekid13, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. somekid13

    somekid13 Well-Known Member
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    hey i am trying to send a ringtone to my wife and have tried handcent and chomp but i always exceed the limit. just wondering if anyone has figured out what the data limit is on those or a good work around. thank you all.
     

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  2. Fabolous

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    I think the MMS limit is like 300K. Not too large.

    Depending on what phone your wife has, you can try sending the file via bluetooth.

    Android doesn't support this very well natively, but the app 'Bluetooth File Transfer' should do the trick.
     
  3. s1ckGhost

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    When i send any sort of audio file i use Astro, long press on the file and send through any of the listing. I usually use gmail.
     
  4. somekid13

    somekid13 Well-Known Member
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    The only issue that I have ever had BFT and culdnt get it to connect to send a file. I have sent them using gmail before. I might jjust have to do that. thank you for the responses. Keep em coming.
     
  5. icecold

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    Handcent allows you to change the maximum file size up to 1 MB, under Maximum MMS size. I am not sure if there is still a limitation on Verizon's end or not.
     
  6. xmr405o

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    use gmail and send to her phone using cellphonenumber@vtext.com. I've done this with an audio file I converted using tubedownloader and I'm 100% sure that it was over 300kb.

    edit: I'm assuming she has verizon as well.
     
  7. suXor

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    You should be able to send it via MMS regardless of size. The MMSC (Multimedia Service Center) on the recipients network will transcode it for the target device base don that device's profile in the system (right file type, etc). You may be able to send a 5MB MP3, but they would get a smaller version that has been degraded through transcoding on the network.

    YMMV, each carrier is different and each device is different. 2 different models would likely get two different results of the same file when it arrived on the device.
     
  8. somekid13

    somekid13 Well-Known Member
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    she has a droid too and yes verizon. i will have to mess with handcent again. thank you all for your input.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  9. somekid13

    somekid13 Well-Known Member
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    ok so i downloaded handcent and played with it for a min and by far it is what i needed. i can send audio now. yay! thak you for thelp guys.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  10. FrayAdjacent

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    You could always just email it to her. Or do the bluetooth file transfer - there's an app for that.
     
  11. somekid13

    somekid13 Well-Known Member
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    nice pun on apple. i tried emailing it but it wouldnt let me save the file. handcent is working nicely though.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     

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