Question about Motorola Mobility RAZR V3xx Cellular Phone

4 Answers

RAZR V3XX - sends my texts as MMS, rather than SMS...

I LOVE my V3XX, but about 2 weeks ago it started sending ALL my SMS (text) messages as MMS (multimedia) messages. I will start composing a text message in SMS, but it sends it as MMS!

My friends with "weaker" phones are freaking out, and I can't figure out what happened, or how to get it to switch back!

Posted by on

  • 11 more comments 
  • Anderthon Nov 09, 2007

    You know - sometimes it's the simplest things that solve the darndest problems... THANKS!!!

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    I had the same problem, text messages would be sent as MMS instead of SMS when nothing was changed. I tried the suggested solution and it has corrected the problem. Thanks!

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    I've been struggling with this problem for months, I'm so glad that I'm not the only one. Who would've thought such a simple thing would cause so much headache. Clearing the inbox and outbox really does fixes the problem.

  • mkh27 Feb 13, 2008

    I had the same problem too! I tried finding a solution in the user's manual and there wasn't one, so i started looking online, where i found this thread. I tried it and it worked! Thanks!

  • Stefunny01 Feb 14, 2008

    I'm having the same issue, and I cleared both my inbox and outbox but my phone is still sending out my sms messages as mms.

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2008

    can send and receive mms

  • penjensen May 06, 2008

    sends my texts as MMS, rather than SMS

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    i compose my txt msgs as sms but end up bieng sent like mms and recepients cant read

  • Anonymous Jul 25, 2008

    my razr sens texts as mms rather than sms

  • loveya0 Aug 01, 2008

    my phone sends mms instead of sms

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    Called ATT about this today, because I'm getting charged like crazy. They said that the model has a software problem and tried to make me pay $210 for a refrub phone. WHAT?!?! really?!?? Cleared out the in/out and now it works, but for how long?!? AHHH!! I can't believe they wanted me to spend $210 on a refrub...Yeah, no thanks!!!

  • Anonymous May 17, 2009

    same deal. started sending out mms instead of sms and i can't get it set back to sms

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    says I need to record in mms mode to send a text video. How do you set your phone up to record in mms mode.

×

Ad

4 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had this same problem and called Motorola for support. The solution is to clear text/mms message inbox and outbox. The default setting on my phone was to never clear the inbox but I changed that to remove messages when they are 10 days old, I have not experienced the problem since.

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

  • extuk May 19, 2014

    It worked perfectly!!!!!! Thanks!

×

Ad

My razor does the same thing, on the att website it says that this will occur when your outbox becomes too full and suggests to cleanup your messages.  When I did this it seemed to resolve the issue.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

  • extuk May 19, 2014

    Thank you! It worked!!!

×

Ad

Cleaned out the inbox - 450 messages - now it's all fixed.

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

This sight works better than tylenol! I had a headache for the past two weeks because the standard txt msgs were being sent as multimedia. But yeah, all it took was some clean-up of the message inbox and voila...no more headaches! Everything is back to normal.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Razr v3x sends mms only


Cleanup your Inbox/Outbox, and then pull out battery and sim card for 30 seconds. That should fix it up.

Sep 25, 2009 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3x Cellular Phone

2 Answers

My phone will not send SMS...only MMS.


If there are too many SMS messages in your phone it will start sending all messages as MMS. All you need to do is delete some of your texts.

Jul 08, 2009 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3xx Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Sending all texts as mms instead of sms.


clean up ALL your messages.
For some reason when you are full up on messages instead of telling you it will just start sending MMS instead of SMS messages.
Just got to Menu > Messaging > Options > Cleanup Messages > All
After that, it will start sending SMS again.

May 21, 2009 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3x Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Motorola razor v3


Hi dude,
I m sorry. U lack knowledge regarding about SMS/MMS.
SMS=short messaging. It is only for text messages.
Similarly, MMS=multimedia messaging. It is for sending text with animations or photos, video clips, etc.
U need to have MMS connection in ur mobile to send text with animations.
===============================================
Send me a feedback and rate my solution too.
Dont forget to post a clarification request for ur problem after it is solved.
===============================================
SAJAN(sajwhat@hotmail.com/sajwhat_2003@yahoo.com)


May 18, 2008 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3

1 Answer

Cannot 'SEND' text messages.


as i think the MESSAGE CENTER NUMBER you must change by asking your network operator ...
1. call to customer care of ur network operator
2. ask for the message center number..
3. store it in it by going to message settings and message center number ..
then try your sms will start going..................

Feb 11, 2008 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3

2 Answers

Text messaging


erase your inbox and outbox messages. Change the settings to remove messge after 10 days or less.

Dec 05, 2007 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3xx Cellular Phone

4 Answers

MMS is default for messages


I had this problem develop for my Razr V3xx, but after emptying out all my messages in my inbox, outbox, and drafts, it returned to a normal text message format. Hope it works for you as well.

Oct 15, 2007 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3

2 Answers

Texting


Go to your message setup and there should be a place there to change that.

Aug 27, 2007 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3i Cellular Phone

3 Answers

RAZR V3 is sending my text messages as SMS messages


Motorola website has a delightful fix for this problem. http://motorola-global-eng.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/motorola_global_eng.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=4627&p_created=1180712973&p_sid=rxo1DDHi&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Jvd19jbnQ9MTUmcF9wcm9kcz0zMCwyNjI3LDY2OSwxMTgwJnBfY2F0cz0mcF9wdj00LjExODAmcF9jdj0mcF9wYWdlPTEmcF9zZWFyY2hfdGV4dD1DZWxsIFBob25lcyAvIE1vYmlsZSBEZXZpY2Vz&p_li=&p_topview=1

Apr 06, 2007 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorola Mobility RAZR V3xx Cellular Phone Logo

1,490 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Motorola Mobility Cell Phones Experts

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1187 Answers

vince

Level 3 Expert

1234 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

10543 Answers

Are you a Motorola Mobility Cell Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...