Nokia n8-send a picture message


Picture messages can contain pictures, sound and video clips. 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 Nokia N8.

1. Find New message

    Press the Menu key
  • Press Messaging
  • Press New message


2. Select recipient(s)

    Press the input field next to To and key in the number or email address of the recipient
  • Press the confirm icon


3. Create a picture message

    Follow the steps below to create a picture message
  • Add subject
  • Press Options
  • Press Message header fields
  • Press Subject to activate the subject field
  • When the box next to the menu item is marked (V), the subject field is activated
  • Press OK
  • Press the input field and key in the required subject
  • Press the confirm icon
  • Insert text
  • Press the message field
  • Write the required text
  • Press the confirm icon
  • Insert template
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press Template
  • Press the required template
  • Insert business card
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press Business card
  • Press the required contact
  • When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected
  • Press OK
  • Insert saved item
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press one of the following item types:
    • Image
    • Video clip
    • Sound clip
    • Slide
  • Press the required item
  • Insert new picture
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press New image
  • Point the camera lens at the required object
  • Press the Camera key to take the picture
  • Press Select to insert the picture
  • Insert new video clip
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press New video clip
  • Press the Camera key to start the video recorder
  • Press the Camera key again to stop recording
  • Press Select to insert the video clip
  • Insert new sound recording
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press New sound clip
  • Press the record icon to begin recording
  • Press the stop icon to stop recording
  • If required, press the play icon to play the sound recording
  • Press Insert
  • Insert note
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press Note (as text) or Note (as attachment)
  • Press the required note
  • Attach file
  • Press Options
  • Press Insert content
  • Press Other file
  • Press C: Phone memory, E: Mass memory or <memory card>
  • Press the required folder
  • Press the required file
  • Please note: <memory card> is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how


4. Send the picture message

    Press the send icon


5. Exit

    Press the Menu key to return to standby mode

See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your Nokia N8 >

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