Android: Send Picture in Email or Text Message

You can share pictures on your Android device by sending them via email or text message. Here’s how.

Sending a Single Photo

  1. Open the “Gallery” app.
  2. Navigate to the photo you would like to share.
  3. While viewing the photo, select the “ShareAndroid Share icon button.
  4. Choose the “Email” or “Messaging” icon as desired. Some models may have a separate email or messaging icon showing next to the “Share” option.

A message form will appear where you can send the picture.

Sending Multiple Photos

  1. Open the “Gallery” app.
  2. Open the folder that contains the photos you wish to share.
  3. Press the “MenuMenu icon button located at the upper-right corner of the screen.
  4. Choose “Select item“.
  5. Tap the photos you wish to send.
  6. Select the “ShareAndroid Share icon button.
  7. Choose the “Email” or “Messaging” icon as desired. Some models may have a separate email or messaging icon showing.

A message form will appear where you can send the picture.

This post applies to Android version 5.

Comments

  1. Lori Fisher says

    My phone will not send or receive pictures. my mobile data is activated. Any other ideas?

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