How to Send Pictures from a Computer to a Cellphone

It's a snap to send pics from your PC to a cell if you follow these tips.

You will need

  • Recipient's cellphone number and carrier
  • MMS extensions
  • Internet access

Step 1 Know the carrier Know the cellphone carrier the recipient is using.

Step 2 Learn popular extensions Learn the MMS extensions of the popular carriers by searching for them on the companies’ websites. The e-mail address of the cell phone is the 10-digit cellphone number followed by the at sign, and then the carrier’s MMS extension.

Step 3 Open e-mail Open your e-mail program and create a new message. Insert the picture you would like to send along with your message.

Step 4 Enter the e-mail Enter the cellphone’s e-mail address, which is the 10-digit cellphone number followed by the carrier’s MMS extension.

Step 5 Know text charges Know that these messages are free for you to send but will come through to the recipient as MMS messages, so text-messaging charges will apply.