Apple® iPhone® 4 - Take and Send a Picture via Messaging

Note The following steps also apply to sending via iMessage. When a message is sent, the message type is indicated by differing colors.

To send a picture that you've already taken, refer to Send an Existing Picture via Messaging.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Enter the phone number in the To field.
    Note Alternatively, tap the plus symbol then enter a contact name. As the name is entered, a matching contact may appear and can be selected at any time.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to add additional recipients.
  3. Tap the Camera icon.
  4. Tap Take Photo or Video.
  5. Aim then tap the Camera icon.
    Note Alternatively, press the volume up button located on the left-edge of the device.
  6. Tap Use.
  7. Tap Send.