Blackberry curve 8520-picture messaging


Picture messages can contain text, pictures and sound.

You can only send picture messages to phones which support picture messaging or to email addresses.

Follow these instructions to write and send a picture message on your BlackBerry Curve 8520.

  1. Find Compose MMS
    Scroll to Messages and press the Navigation key
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Compose MMS and press the Navigation key

  2. Select recipient
    Scroll to ] and press the Navigation key
    Highlight Phone or Email and press the Navigation key
    Press the DEL key to clear the input field
    Key in the phone number or email address and press the Navigation key

  3. Enter subject
    Scroll to Subject and key in a subject

  4. Write the picture message
    Highlight the message field

    Follow these instructions to write the picture message

    Insert text
    Write the required text

    Insert picture
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Picture and press the Navigation key
    If required, highlight the required folder and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required picture and press the Navigation key

    Insert audio file
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Audio and press the Navigation key
    If required, highlight the required folder and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required audio file and press the Navigation key

    Insert video clip
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Video and press the Navigation key
    If required, highlight the required folder and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required video clip and press the Navigation key

    Insert new video clip
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Video and press the Navigation key
    Scroll to Video Camera and press the Navigation key
    Press the Navigation key to start recording
    Press the Navigation key to stop recording
    Press the Return key to add the video clip to the picture message

    Insert sound recording
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Voice Note and press the Navigation key
    If required, highlight the required folder and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required sound recording and press the Navigation key

    Insert new sound recording
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Voice Note and press the Navigation key
    Scroll to Record and press the Navigation key
    Press the Navigation key to start recording
    Press the Navigation key again to stop and insert the sound recording

    Insert appointment
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Appointment and press the Navigation key
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to View Agenda and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required appointment and press the Menu key
    Scroll to Continue and press the Navigation key

    Insert contact
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Attach Contact and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the required contact and press the Navigation key

  5. Send the picture message
    Press the Menu key when you are done
    Scroll to Send and press the Navigation key

  6. Exit
    Press Disconnect to return to standby mode

See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your BlackBerry Curve 8520 >

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