Chapter 10. SMS, MMS, and Instant Messaging

SMS stands for Short Messaging Service, and it is commonly referred to as text messaging or simply texting. Text messages are usually limited to 160 characters, and they are a great way to quickly touch base with someone without interrupting them with a voice call. Sometimes you can text someone and receive a text reply when it would be impossible or difficult to make a voice call.

SMS, MMS, and Instant Messaging

A related technology is Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), which lets you send a message with pictures, audio, or video.

In this chapter, we will cover how to send and receive SMS text and MMS picture/video messages on your DROID. ...

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