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Best 5 Ways to Fix ‘iPhone Not Sending Pictures’ Issue

If you cant send pictures from your iPhone, these quick fixes might help.

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It is not rare to experience an issue while sending pictures from your iPhone. Sometimes the image gets stuck on ‘Not Delivered’, or won’t load at all. Today, we bring you the best 5 ways to fix ‘iPhone not sending pictures’ issue.

Firstly, you need to figure out whether you’re experiencing the issue on iMessage or regular messaging. If your messages show up in blue bubbles, you’re using iMessage. If they show up in green, you’re using regular text messenger. Down below you’ll find easy fixes for both issues.

If your messages show up in blue bubbles, you’re using iMessage. If they show up in green, you’re using regular text messenger.
Message on the left was sent on iMessage, while the message on the right is a regular text.
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Check Internet Connection

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check internet connection.

Since iMessage uses the internet to send texts and media, the first thing you should check for is your internet connection. Make sure your iPhone is connected to the WiFi or has the mobile data turned on. If your iPhone is connected, open the browser and see if the internet is working.

Reset Network Settings

reset network settings.

If your iPhone is connected to the internet and you still cant send pictures, try to reset your network settings. Performing a network reset restores the network setting in your iPhone back to its factory settings. Any bugs or issues you may be facing with your network will be cleared.

In order to reset network settings go to Settings>General>Transfer or reset iPhone>Reset>Reset Network Settings.

Make sure iMessage is turned on


It is quite possible that you accidentally disabled iMessage on your iPhone. Or maybe the receiver turned off iMessage on their device. In order to enable iMessage, go to Settings>Messages>Enable iMessage.

It is also quite possible that the receiver switched to a non-Apple device and forgot to sign out of iMessage. In this case, any messages you send to them will not be delivered. Make sure the receiver turns off iMessage once they start using another device.

Check System Status

check system status.

It is quite possible that the issue isn’t on your end. As rare as it may be, there is a possibility that the iMessage servers are down. You can go to the System Status page on the Apple website to see if iMessage is down.

Check if MMS messaging is turned on

mms messaging

If you’re sending an image to a non-Apple user, the message won’t be sent through iMessage. Your iPhone will use your network carrier to relay the message to the receiver. Any texts you send outside of iMessage are charged by your carrier as a part of a standard SMS plan since they are not sent using the internet.

Any pictures or videos you send outside of iMessage are sent as an ‘MMS’. MMS messaging is turned off on your iPhone by default. In order to enable it, go to Settings>Messages and turn on MMS Messaging.

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You may also try turning the Airplane mode off and then back on. It will reboot your network and hopefully fix any issues. Restarting your iPhone is another way of achieving the same result. If you’re experiencing an issue with your network carrier, try calling their customer support helpline to seek solutions for the issue.

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