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“Lo siento, no puedes agregar esta imagen a tu mensaje” al intentionar send an MMS


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Estoy tratando de viar un MMS con una imagen que guardé en la tarjeta SD y, al abrir el servicio de mensajería, aparece el mensaje “Lo siento, no puede agregar esta imagen a su mensaje” y no adjunta el archivo. Intended to analyze the archive in a uri, intended to pasar the archive directly at the intention of MMS y algunas otras cosas. Non estoy seguro de lo que me estoy perdiendo y estoy bastante seguro de que lo está guardando, ya que puedo ver el archivo en el Visor de archivos. ¿Tengo que hacer que la imagen esté disponible para la tienda de medios escaneándola (prefiero no ponerla en la galería de imágenes), tengo que abrir el archivo antes de pasarlo? Un poco de dirección en cuanto a lo que debería estar haciendo sería apreciado.

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Private static final string FILENAME = “data.pic”; File dataFile = new file (Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory(), FILENAME);

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// Int position of the selected image id = data.getExtras().getInt(“id”); ImageAdapter imageAdapter = new ImageAdapter(this); ChosenImageView.setImageResource(imageAdapter.mThumbIds[position]); Resources res = getResources(); Drawable drawable = res.getDrawable(imageAdapter.mThumbIds[position]); Bitmap bitmap = ((BitmapDrawable)drawable).getBitmap(); ByteArrayOutputStream stream = new ByteArrayOutputStream(); bitmap.compress(Bitmap.CompressFormat.PNG, 100, stream); byte[] bitmapdata = stream.toByteArray(); try { File file = new File(dataFile, FILENAME); file.mkdirs(); FileOutputStream fos = new FileOutputStream(file); fos.write(bitmapdata); fos.close(); } catch (FileNotFoundException e) { e.printStackTrace(); } catch (IOException e) { e.printStackTrace(); }


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// Create a new MMS Intent mmsIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND); mmsIntent.putExtra(“sms_body”, “I sent you a photo!”); mmsIntent. putExtra(“address”, txt1); mmsIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, Uri.fromFile(new file(FILENAME))); mmsIntent.setType(“image/png”); startActivity(mmsIntent); }};

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  • Just make sure about file extension private static final String FILENAME = “data.pic”; I suggest you to use private static final String FILENAME = “data.jpeg”; So its either “data.jpeg” or “data.png”.

    –  user370305

    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:00

  • look here:… the difference is the startActivityForResult() is used instead of startActivity()

    –  blacharnia

    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:02

  • Hmm changed it to data.png (as it is a png image) and no luck.

    –  user1409172

    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:04

  • @blacharnia That was the reference I used for my current attempt. I’m missing something and cant quite put my finger on it.

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    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:07

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    Look at my answer. Hop you can understand it.

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    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:20

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Aaah Lo siento, no puedes.

Problem :

The new file (FILENAME) does not exist.

Mire estas tres líneas de código de diferentes archives.

1. File dataFile = new file (Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory(), FILENAME); 2. File file = new File(dataFile, FILENAME); 3. Uri.fromFile(new file(FILENAME))

Todos tienen reference de diferencia.

Solution :

Cambia you code

try { File file = new File(dataFile, FILENAME); file.mkdirs(); // Here you create a FileOutputStream directory fos = new FileOutputStream(file); // set Outputstream to the directory which is incorrect fos.write(bitmapdata); fos.close(); } catch (FileNotFoundException e) { e.printStackTrace(); } catch (IOException e) { e.printStackTrace(); }


try { FileOutputStream fos = new FileOutputStream(dataFile); fos.write(bitmapdata); fos.close(); } catch (FileNotFoundException e) { e.printStackTrace(); } catch (IOException e) { e.printStackTrace(); }

Y las lines of main code to send MMS,

if(dataFile.exists()) { Intent mmsIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND); mmsIntent.putExtra(“sms_body”, “I sent you a picture!”); mmsIntent. putExtra(“address”, txt1); mmsIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, Uri.fromFile(dataFile)); mmsIntent.setType(“image/png”); startActivity(mmsIntent); }

Only use a single dataFile Filereferencia para all su código.

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  • Before sending the image, also check whether it exists on external storage or not.

    – utilisateur370305

    24 novembre 2012 à 16:18

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    Greatly appreciate it, I’m a novice and made a rookie mistake lol and see the problem now. Managed to get it properly attaching the file with your help tho now it seems to be having a problem displaying the image in the MMS. Its showing a generic image that has a triangle with a “!” in it, seems its not converting it properly now. (also wanted to get basic functionality working before adding the check if external is available, will be adding it).

    –  user1409172

    Nov 24, 2012 at 16:30

  • @user1409172 can you send audio or video through mms? i am getting problem sending audio file through mms only for few device like htc,lava or some samsung.

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    Jan 29, 2013 at 13:22

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Top 5 ways to fix Android won’t send picture messages problem or MMS not being sent

Trying to send a picture via messages and unable to send it? Here is how you can fix it.

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Top 5 Ways to Fix Android Won't Send Picture Messages Issue

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Trying to send some images directly via SMS to someone who does not use a smartphone? The service has been there for a long and is called MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service). With this service, one can send multimedia like images, short video clips, gifs etc. Android won’t send picture messages? Worry not, here are a few steps which will solve your problem. Before going through the list make sure you have sufficient balance as sending MMS costs more than SMS, so check the tariffs. 

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    • Enable mobile data
    • Force stop messaging application
    • Allow unrestricted data use
    • Clear cache
    • Reset Network setting

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Enable mobile data

Internet connectivity is required to send picture messages on android devices. If the smartphone refuses to send a picture message, check from the drop-down menu if the mobile data is switched on. If you are using Wi-Fi try temporarily disabling it and use cellular data. Service providers don’t allow you to send MMS over Wi-Fi so make sure you have an active data package or sufficient balance. 

  • Force stop messaging application

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One can consider forcefully stopping the messaging application if it is refusing to send MMS to someone. There might have been some bug or issue that has been activated. It’s better to force stop the application and give it a fresh start. It works exactly like restarting your smartphone when some issue occurs. 

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To force stop hold the application icon for 2 seconds to discover application information. Tap on it to reveal further options, press force stop and try to open the app and send the MMS again. This should fix the most obvious issues.

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  • Allow unrestricted data use

Android phones are smart and manage things on their own in the background. But sometimes they restrict a few applications unnecessarily as well. Make sure that the Messaging application has an unrestricted foreground and background data usability. To ensure follow these steps

Step 1 – Hold the messaging app to discover more setting

Step 2 – Tap on the app info(or similar setting)

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Step 3 – In the application setting tap on Mobile Data and Wi-Fi.

Step 4 – make sure both the Background data and Unrestricted data usage options are turned on.

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  • Clear cache

While working around the application there are chances that your smartphone might have stored some bad cache data which is causing trouble. Users can clear cache and check if the problem is solved with that. If it doesn’t clear the data as well. To do that, hold the icon for 2 seconds to discover app info, press it to see the settings. There head to storage>clear cache. Try sending the MMS again and see if it solves the problem. 

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  • Reset Network setting

Sending any type of multimedia requires the proper configuration of your network settings. If they aren’t configured properly it can cause more issues as well. This can be fixed by resetting the phone’s network setting. To do so one can follow these methods.

Step 1 – Open setting

Step 2 – Search for “Reset Options” in the setting

Step 3 – Press the reset network setting(or similar depending on the phone you use)

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Step 4 – Confirm the prompt.

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This will reset your network settings. Some phones might ask you to restart the device. After the process, try sending the MMS again.

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Estos son algunos pasos simples que uno puede seguir para resolver el problema de que Android no envíe mensajes con imágenes o MMS. También recomendamos buscar actualizaciones tanto para la aplicación como para el teléfono inteligente. A menudo, las actualizaciones pendientes causan problemas. Intente actualizarlos y vea si funciona para usted.

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  1. 6574546d5f9d2680d5bb8cd73fbca053Laura Aug 9, 2022 12:03 PM

    The first fixes my problem. Thanks a lot.


  2. 954a62888e42f303ebbd963a7b0982ffBev Jordan Apr 21, 2022 @ 4:27 am

    It’s not working for me either, I’ve tried everything, nothing works, still can’t receive picture messaging


  3. 17c49ef6c48fb9ad45fef280ba68b7a9Nonna April 15, 2022 @ 10:19 pm

    None of these worked for mine..not one of them 😭


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