How To Send Pictures And Videos With TextNow

Who doesn't like sending a picture to their friends? Here's how you can with TextNow!

TextNow gives you two ways to send a picture - either from your existing pictures on your device, or directly from the camera on your device, and you can do it all without leaving the TextNow app.

How To Text A Picture Directly From The Camera:

1. Open your TextNow app and either start a new conversation or open an existing conversation.

2. Tap on the camera icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your conversation page.

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3. The panel on the lower left shows what's in your camera's frame right now. You can tap and hold the circle to record a short video, or tap it once to take a snapshot...

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4. If you like what you see, tap the Send arrow to send the picture to your contact! If you want to take another picture, tap the back button in the top left hand corner and try again.

 

If you want to text an existing photo, tap on one of the photos you see when you tap the camera button, and tap the arrow to send it. 

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    Annie Schiesser

    I do not get pictures that are text to me, only the text

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    Annie Schiesser

    Why don't I get the pictures that are text to me?

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    Annie Schiesser

    Please correct this problem, never had a problem before.

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hey Annie! This may be related to an issue on your contacts' carrier end. In order to verify this, we would need to look a bit deeper into your account, if you would not mind reaching out to your live chat support on textnow.com/wireless :)

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    Sa Rath

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    Erick Moen

    Please trun my service back on I truned it down past 2gb when u guys says it's unlimited text talk and data then u guys want to cut my data off I'll see u ppl I'm disabled and only get paid once a month I need my phone or send me my money back please Erick Moen or. Bill me at my address please

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hi Erick! Apologies for that inconvenience, but it seems as though you were able to reactivate your service through our Self Help Portal :) Please let us know if you have any further questions, and/or concerns!

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    Slavaka Duchoz

    I cant receive the verification code from facebook

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hi there! I'm afraid that we don't support verification codes with all systems across free accounts. I would recommend for you to use another verification method with Facebook

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    Newyorklady19

    How do you do videos its doesnt let me send videos when i use the camera from the phone not on the app?

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hey there! My apologies, however, this feature is currently only available on our Android app.

    We are working on being able to provide it for our iOS users as well in the near future :)

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    Roberto Fig

    Someone sent me a very important image/screenshot and now it's missing. ALL my images are missing, even the ones I sent out... only the texts are visible. How do I get those images back? (I access my Textnow through Kindle AND my Mac computer).

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hey Roberto! Any MMS messages are automatically recycled after 30 days. So if these images are older than the 30 days, they are no longer accessible.

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    Joey Phillips

    The Android app won't let me send videos. How can I send videos?

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hey Joey! The Android app should absolutely be able to send videos! What's the error you're getting? Is it a link?

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    nonefornow nonimportant

    I am using the web version. I have a video that was send to me but it only shows a black box and transparent play arrow with a movie circle around it. When I click on it it displays a square icon that shows a wavy line in the middle of it (like to signal broken)

    Anything that can be done about this?

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    Valeria TextNow Support

    Hey there! Do you know what kind of file format the video was sent in?

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