How to Open a Multimedia Message

by Fred Wood
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Cell phone

Computer with Internet access

Multimedia Capable Phones

Step 1

Turn on your phone.

Step 2

Go to you message list.

Click the preview of the MMS message to open it.

Phones that do not allow picture or video messages

Step 1

Copy down the Internet address link that you received as a text message that explains how to view your MMS message. This link is where you can view the message online. A password and login ID should be included in this text message.

Step 2

Open up your browser on your computer.

Type in the Internet address that you received in the text. Enter the login ID and password. The message should appear.

Items you will need

  • Multimedia Messaging, also known as MMS (for Multimedia Messaging Service), is a way to send video and pictures to and from cellular phones. It works like a text message, but instead of sending only words, it sends media. MMS is used by teens and older people alike. It is a quick and easy way to share a joke, a funny picture or an unbelievable video. Each phone's procedure of opening an MMS message will be different, so use the following steps as a guide.

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