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I am having problems downloading text messaging pictures to my g1

I recieve pictures through text messages and I cant download them to the phone

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  • TriShaMoNste Dec 21, 2008

    So i'm assuming that there is going to be a program to download in the market where we should be able to download attachments from texts messages such as pictures and or music file but I didn't find a thing ... is there something wrong with my G1 ? or are we not able to download attachments unless from internet?

  • ncurzio33 Jan 03, 2009

    I cant download my picture text to my phone either. I can only view them as small thumbnails?!?!

  • smallfries Jan 13, 2009

    I'm having the same darn problem and it sucks!!!!! Someone Help please

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    how do i save pictures from a text message into my pictures folder?

  • kbeeler1991 May 08, 2009

    same thing happens to me but i have "save mms" already downloaded...

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In the Market there is a program called "Save MMS" - that should assist.

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If you have the g1 data plan and its still not working. change your apn settings to epc.tmobile.com

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