Share Gallery Photos by SMS with HTC One M8
Thor, Amanda, Eng
Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to share a photo via SMS message from the Gallery application on an HTC One M8.
To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the top of the phone
Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards
Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen, and at the bottom, we will see icons. It is in this area we need to focus now because we need to open up the applications folder.
Find the icon located at the bottom of the home screen in the middle
It looks like a grid of white dots. It is the icon for the applications folder. Press down on it, and it will open up the folder.
Find the Gallery application
Its icon looks like yellow sand dunes, and underneath, it says the word "Gallery". Press down on this icon and we will enter the Gallery application. What we want to do in this video is to show how to share a photo via SMS message. To do that, we must first find a photo.
Press down on "All photos" in this "Albums" section
It doesn't matter which section we're in, we just need to find a photo. There are several ways that we can share a photo. Make sure that we are looking at photos in a group now, not individually.
Press down and hold down on a photo until a menu appears
Find the word "Share" in the menu
Press down on "Share" to share the photo. We will now show another way to share a photo.
Press the back arrow at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen to go back to the album
Press the icon at the top of the album screen
It looks like a little white circle with two arrows coming from it. Whenever we see this icon in this application, it means to share. If we press down on this, it will allow us to share via all different mediums. We want to show how to share by SMS message.
Press the "Messages" icon
Now it will ask us to "Select a single item"
Press on a single image or photo that we want.
The "Compose" screen will appear
We will see a grey bar appear at the bottom of the screen that says it's "Converting to MMS message...", which is multimedia messages. That's because we cannot send an SMS with any kind of media, so it's going to convert it.
The photo has been added and we have the option to "Add text" at the bottom of the screen
Press down on the icon shaped like a head and shoulders, located near the top right-hand corner of the screen.
Press down to place a tick in the box next to the recipient. We can select multiple contacts if we like.
Press the word "DONE (1)" in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen
The bracketed number indicates the number of contacts chosen as recipients.
We have the contact, we have the photo that we want to share, and now we're ready to send this message.
Press the "SEND" icon located at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen
Pressing this icon will share this photo via SMS and MMS messaging.
This concludes our tutorial on how to share a photo via SMS message from the Gallery application on an HTC One M8
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Thor