Samsung s5230-write and send a picture message

It's easy to write and send a picture message on your Samsung S5230, just follow these simple steps to write and send a picture message.

Picture messages can contain pictures, sound and video clips. You can only send picture mesages to phones which support picture messaging or to email addresses.

Please note:
You need a picture message configuration before you can send and receive picture messages.

Click here to set up your phone manually

1. Find Message

  • Press Menu
  • Press Messages
  • Press Create message
  • Press Message


2. Add recipient(s)

  • Press Tap to add recipient
  • Press Enter manually
  • Key in the recipient's number or email address and press Done


3. Enter subject

  • Press More
  • Press Add subject
  • Press OK
  • Key in a subject for the picture message and press Done


4. Write picture message

  • Follow the steps below to write a picture message
  • Insert saved item
    • Press Add media
    • Press Image, Video or Sound
    • Press the required folder
    • Press the required item
    • Press Add
  • Insert new picture
    • Press Add media
    • Press Take photo
    • Point the camera lens at the required object
    • Press the Camera key to take the picture
    • Press OK to insert the picture into the picture message
  • Insert new video clip
    • Press Add media
    • Press Record video
    • Point the camera lens in the required direction
    • Press the Camera key to start and to stop recording
    • Press OK to insert the video clip into the picture message
  • Insert new sound recording
    • Press Add media
    • Press Record sound
    • Press the record icon to start recording
    • Press the stop icon to stop recording
    • Press Add to insert the sound recording into the picture message
  • Write the text
    • Press the message field
    • Write the required text and press Done
  • To insert a template:
    • Press More
    • Press Insert
    • Press Text template
    • Press the required template
  • Insert contact
    • Press More
    • Press Insert
    • Press Namecard
    • Press the input field
    • Key in the first letter of the required contact and press Done
    • Press the required contact
    • Press the required information
    • When the box next to an information type is ticked (V), the information type is selected
    • Press Insert
  • Insert appointment
    • Press More
    • Press Insert
    • Press Schedule
    • Press the required appointment
  • Insert task or note
    • Press More
    • Press Insert
    • Press Task or Memo
    • Press the required task or note
  • Insert bookmark
    • Press More
    • Press Insert
    • Press Bookmark
    • Press the required bookmark(s)
    • When the box next to a bookmark is ticked (V), the bookmark is selected
    • Press Add
  • Attach file
    • Press More
    • Press Add attachment
    • Press File
    • Press the required folder
    • Press the required file
    • Follow the instructions on the display to attach the required file
  • Insert page
    • Press More
    • Press Add page
  • View picture message
    • Press More
    • Press Preview
    • The picture message is displayed
    • Press Edit to return to the picture message


5. Send the picture message

  • Press Send when you have finished your picture message


6. Exit

  • Press Disconnect to return to stand-by mode


See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your Samsung S5230 >

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