Stop Sharing Photos via Link Sharing on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : Oct 15. 2021

Are you noticing your photos are being sent as a web link when sharing via the text message app? If you want to disable this function and solely share the photo as an MMS, follow the below guide for step by step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy Note20 operating on Android OS Version 10.0, settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

1 Launch the Message app icon Message app
Launch the Messages app
2 Tap on any existing conversation or create a new message
Tap on any conversation
3 Tap on  photo icon
Tap on the photo icon
4 Select on off icon to enable or disable Link Sharing
Tap on On/ Off icon
5 Once disabled you will then be able to select an image to send via MMS
Once disabled you will then be able to select an image to send via MMS

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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