Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 4
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 4

Looking for a way to save a picture from a text message? We will be doing just that in this article.

It’s surprising and somewhat difficult to believe that people still send pictures through MMS with almost everyone having a smartphone these days. These smartphones have the ability to send and receive pictures through numerous social networking and messaging apps on the google play store, apple app store, Windows store and the rest.

Regardless of the smartphone you are using, there is an app you can use to send not just pictures. But other files like videos, Documents etc. With all these, one would be surprised and wonder why some people would still choose to send their pictures through text messages.

Well, the answer is pretty simple. Text messages or MMS do not require an internet connection to send or receive pictures. Any phone without an internet connection can send an MMS(Picture or pictures in a text) provided they have the picture on their device.

This is probably why some people send their pictures through text messages. Now, when you receive such a Text message (MMS), How do you save the picture on your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus?

Some might already know how to go about this but for those of you that do not know how to save a picture from text message then follow the quick guide below.

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus: Save Picture From Text Message

Saving a picture from a text message is pretty easy and requires no third-party app on the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 plus.

  • Make sure your phone is Turned On.
  • Open the Text Messaging App on your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus.

  • Locate and Click on the text message containing the picture. (Click on the MMS)

  • Click On the Picture you want to save.

  • Press and Hold the picture and a Menu should pop up.

  • Click on the Save Attachment option.

  • Select the Picture to be saved and Hit the Save button. (If there are multiple pictures to in the text message, you can select one and save and then repeat the step for the other pictures in the message or you can simply save them in bulk)

After saving the picture, quit or standby the Messaging app and head straight to the gallery to see the picture. The picture will be under a separate folder with a new name. If it is your first time of saving a picture from a text message.

That’s it. That’s how to save a picture from text message on the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus.


Now, whenever you get a message with a picture on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 plus. You can easily save the picture or pictures from the text message. If there are multiple pictures in the message, you follow the procedure above to save just the ones you want or just save all.

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