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So you went on a holiday or trip with your friends or family, and they're now asking for the photos of them that you took on your iPhone via text. If they had an iPhone like you, you can easily Airdrop photos form iPhone to iPhone in a matter of seconds or send them in iMessage.
But, if they're an Android user, it's quite difficult to send the photos.
Don't worry, though! We'll show you how to send pictures from your iPhone to an Android phone via text in a few seconds.
Multimedia Messaging Service, also known as MMS, was widely used before the 2010s to send images, videos, and other types of media formats. With the advent of instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, iMessage, Telegram, and others, MMS became less popular.
But, MMS is still used to this day by some people that don't have smartphones.
In fact, you can send an MMS from your iPhone too. Here's how to send pictures from iPhone to Android via text:
Step 1. Open "Settings" and locate "Messages."
Step 2. Open "Messages" and select and enable "MMS Messaging" under "SMS/MMS."
Step 3. Go back to the home screen and then compose a new message.
Step 4. Select the contact you want to send the pictures to as MMS.
Step 5. Now, select the "Photos" icon and select the photos that you want to send.
Step 6. After you select the photos, click on the "Arrow" icon to send the images.
Now, MMS is one option to send pictures from an iPhone to an Android device, but there are three other solid options that you can use to share the images easily.
You can send by uploading images to Google Drive and then sharing the link to the folder, or generate a link from iCloud and use one of the most efficient third-party tools — MobileTrans.
Google Drive offers 15 GB of free storage space to store any type of file format. You can also use Google Drive to share images.
Let me show you how to send pictures from iPhone to Android using Google Drive:
Step 1. Download and install Google Drive on your iPhone, then click on the "Plus (+)" icon in the bottom-right corner.
Step 2. Select "Folder" to create a folder, and give the folder a name and select "Create."
Step 3. Click on the "Plus (+)" icon again and select "Upload." Here, you need to select "Photos and Videos."
Step 4. Select the images that you want to upload to share. Once the files have been uploaded, click on the dotted line in the top right corner and select "Share."
Step 5. Again, click on the dotted line in the top right corner and select "Manage access."
Step 6. Under "General access," tap on "Restricted," and then again tap on "Restricted" and change it to "Anyone with the link."
Step 7. Now you'll have to choose if the link that you'll share with others can only view the photos you've uploaded, if they can only comment, or if they can even edit the folder by removing or adding their own images.
Step 8. If you want them to only view, select "Viewer," "Commenter" if you want them to only comment, or give them editor access by selecting the "Editor" option.
Step 9. Once you're done, tap on the keychain icon in the top-right corner to copy the link to the folder.
Step 10. Now open the messaging app or an instant messaging app and share the link with the individuals who you want to share your images with.
This method is similar to Google Drive, but the only difference is that it is built inside your iPhone's "Photos" app.
Here's how you can send pictures from your iPhone to an Android device using iCloud.
Step 1. Open the "Photos" app on your iPhone.
Step 2. Select the "Albums" section and then select "Recent."
Step 3. Select the photos that you want to share, and then click on the share icon in the bottom left corner.
Step 4. Select "Copy iCloud Link" and then share it with the contact that you want to share the images with.
MobileTrans is a third-party tool that you can use to transfer photos, apps, videos, messages, and more between phones. You can also use it to move your iCloud data from your iPhone to your Android device.
And you can also transfer the apps, photos, contacts, and other data from your phone to your PC.
This is an all-in-one solution to send pictures from the iPhone to Android and also for all other needs.
Here are a few more answers about how to send pictures from an iPhone to an Android via text that we think you're looking for:
1. How do I send text messages with photos from my iPhone to my Android phone?
Aside from the solutions mentioned above, you can use WhatsApp, email, and Instagram to send text messages with photos.
2. How do I send a photo from my iPhone to my Android without losing quality?
You can create an iCloud link; this way, you don't lose any quality.
3. How to send pictures from iPhone to Android via SHAREit?
Here's how to send pictures using SHAREit from iPhone to Android:
There are countless ways to send an image from your iPhone to an Android device via text or by using apps where you can create a link and share images. You can even send photos using the Google Photos app. But since you're an iPhone user, we'd recommend sending pictures via text by creating an iCloud link.
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