What is the maximum file size that can be sent with MMS messages that won't need any compression / transcoding before sending the message?


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1MB is the highest MMS size that'll pass through without transcoding. However, due differences in handsets, file types, and transcoding, Bandwidth recommends you only send attachments that are no larger than 500KB to ensure the best chance of delivery.

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