In order to send pictures and videos from a smartphone, one needs to have MMS as part of their cell phone plan. Also, one needs to have their MMS settings set up correctly on their phone! Following are the steps to set them up on an Iphone.
Step 1: Navigate to your phone settings. Make sure your WIFI setting is turned off.
Step 2: Make sure cellular data is turned on. Check if you are able to access your data.
Step 3: Navigate to your messages settings.
Step 4: Make sure MMS messaging is enabled.
Step 5: Send a picture/photo from your phone to test your MMS settings. You may send this picture/photo to your own phone number as a test.
Step 6: Check if this MMS message has been delivered.
Step 7: Check if this message has been read.