Trying to send MMS crashes on 4S

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by colbertnation, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. colbertnation macrumors regular

    Nov 20, 2009
    So, trying to send a picture via iMessage crashes the 4S for me. I'm pretty sure it's not my problem alone, as I duplicated this problem on three other 4S's.

    Here's how it happens:
    1) Open up Messages, and select the picture(s) you want to send to your iMessage buddy.
    2) Use Dictation to say a blurb.
    3) Tap Send and watch the crash.

    An even more peculiar problem is when you go to and select the picture(s) you want to send, hit Message, type in your iMessage buddy's name, tap Send... only to find out that the picture(s) are never actually sent, and don't even show up on

    Anyone know any solution to this problem?
  2. soco macrumors 68030


    Dec 14, 2009
    Yardley, PA
    Crashes for me too. Very interesting. Works fine if I manually type the message.
  3. verwon macrumors 68030


    Jul 26, 2011
    It's a known issue if you dictate the message.
  4. LiquidSpikes macrumors regular


    Jul 6, 2007
    Everett, WA
    I had something like this happen on my iPhone 4, it happened after I upgraded to iOS 5.0.1

    I had to go into settings, messaging, turn off mms, then reboot my phone.

    once rebooted I had to turn mms back on, then reboot again.

    it seemed to work for me after that :)
  5. colbertnation thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 20, 2009
    Yeah, a temporary "workaround" is to just type the message and then Message them.

    The other issue is really peculiar though: why don't the pictures send, or show up in when you try to Message them?

    I really hope they fix this soon.
  6. AIP5 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 2, 2011
    Yup, crashed my 4S, too! I'm running 5.0 though... didn't upgrade to 5.0.1. Has it been fixed in 5.0.1, or is it still there?

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