Why does my phone keep switching from SMS to MMS?

The default Messaging application in the Android OS supports sending group SMS messages to a maximum of ten contacts. The maximum size of the text message can vary depending on your device and firmware version. Any message over the maximum size (sometimes 160 characters) will automatically be sent as an MMS.

Why is my Samsung phone converting SMS to MMS?

On the messaging App, Tab on Menu options (three little dots), then go to Settings. Then More Settings and Select Multimedia Messages. At the end of the mms menu, you will see the option to Set restrictions, change it to Restricted and this will block the text messages being changed automatically from SMS to MMS.

How do I turn off automated MMS?

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  1. Open the Messages app.
  2. Tap the three-dot icon on the top-right.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll down and tap Advanced.
  5. Switch Auto-download MMS to Off.

How do I stop text messages from converting to MMS on iPhone?

From the Messaging app go to Settings. Untick the Group Messaging box for MMS settings….iPhone.

  1. From the homescreen, tap Settings.
  2. Select Messages.
  3. Turn off MMS Messaging.

How do I stop SMS Converting to MMS on Galaxy s9?

It’s at the bottom of the Multimedia Messages menu. It will open your options on a drop-down menu. Select Restricted in the drop-down. This will prevent your SMS text messages from automatically converting to MMS.

How do I stop SMS Converting to MMS on Samsung Galaxy s20?

From the homescreen, tap Settings. Select Messages. Turn off MMS Messaging.

How do I enable MMS Messaging on my Android?

So to enable MMS, you must first turn on the Mobile Data function. Tap the “Settings” icon on the Home screen, and select “Data usage.” Slide the button to the “ON” position to activate the data connection and enable MMS messaging.

What does it mean when you send a text and it says MMS?

Multimedia Messaging Service
MMS stands for Multimedia Messaging Service. Whenever you send a text with an attached file, like a picture, video, emoji, or a website link, you’re sending an MMS.