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Can't open or receive picture

Hi all,


I am new  so forgive me if this has been answered somewhere else. 


I have a SAMSUNG INFUSE with a full data package. Everytime someone sends me a picture, it says this: Message size: 32 KB Downloading - Expires: 7:21PM, Sept 9 (that is just the date this one in particular says)


What does that mean and why can't I see the picture?  Am I doing something wrong or is it the phone? Could it be AT&T? 


I am so confused and irritated about this. Any help would be appreciated!



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Re: Can't open or receive picture

Hello! It sounds like you may not have enough memory to send and receive the pictures you're receiving.  Check your device memory by visiting .  Hope this helps!



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Re: Can't open or receive picture

This happens to me occasionally with my Samsung Captivate. I have not found a way to retrieve the "downloading" picture. And this isn't just happening to you and I, a lot of other people on this Forum are having the same problem.

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I think I've also gotten a similar message on my phone. The message I get is OPERATION FAILED. It seems to happen only when 2 people in particular, send me pics. If I open the message again, they MAY show up, but I can try to view them aagain a little while later and then I get that message again...Smiley Sad



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hi brittanyh, have you found a solution to your problem? I have the same problem.

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i am having the same problem on my 5 day old pantech gophone, really wish i had researched AT&T better before switching from verizon...

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check w/ att if you have the correct features you might be having data block or something or outage on the area. or try to powercycle the phone might be network issue Smiley Happy

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