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Support Video Received MMS Errors: "video too large to view on this device"?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kasper779, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. kasper779

    kasper779 New Member
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    I've only had my EVO for 4 days now but I can't open any videos sent to me via messaging. My husband has an Instict and sent me a 20 second video of our daughter and when I tried to open it, I got a photo that said "Video too large to view on this device". The video is not that large so I'm not sure what's up.

    Is there anyone else that is having this problem? Does anyone know how to fix it???? We send videos of our kids all the time and I hate to think that I can't do that with a "state of the art" phone!!
     

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  2. travisr528

    travisr528 Well-Known Member
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    I am having the same issue, a friend sent my a less than 1MB video and I got the same error. Is there something I can change though rooting. :thinking:
     
  3. twilighter

    twilighter Well-Known Member
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    I hope someone can help. I'm having this problem now on my phone and I want to get an EVO soon, but I really hope I don't have this problem on the EVO. I have 2 kids too, and don't want to miss those special moments.
     
  4. travisr528

    travisr528 Well-Known Member
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    bump

    Anyone else have any idea's on how to fix???
     
  5. dcoaster

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    Having this problem as well. Help!
     
  6. Acapella75

    Acapella75 New Member
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    Bump. I have got this issue as well. Any fix or reason for it?
     
  7. SolApathy

    SolApathy Just another robot
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    yeah I have this issue as well
     
  8. travisr528

    travisr528 Well-Known Member
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    Really??? Why is this not a big deal to people. Qik sucks and I have no way to video files because they are too big. Even a 10 second video in 720p wont send.
     
  9. mundo3k

    mundo3k New Member
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    I rebooted my device and it worked or you could just download chomp mms it is just as good and always allows pic mail
     
  10. jjj1234

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    My hero is YouCast. It allows you to send/receive video without file size limit. And it is free!

    YouCast for Android
     
  11. Aselby

    Aselby Active Member
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    YouCast requires that you have the app on both phones, right ?

    I use Android SendIT ... it lets you email any size video to anyone ... it works great for me
     
  12. treborcj

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    Just wanted to says that my wife had the Instinct (now the Evo) and when she sent me longer videos I got the same message on my Hero. I wonder if it is a problem with HTC receiving MMS. She just got the Evo so I have yet to test it with that phone.
     
  13. Mr. Ed

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    hrm....i guess I've become so accustomed to uploading videos to youtube and sharing the link that I haven't noticed any issues. heck I've started doing the same with pictures now as well.
     
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