Change the Outlook Mobile Service options to send multimedia messages

The features in this article are not available to wireless service subscribers in the United States. The Outlook Mobile Service is restricted to text messages only in the United States.

If you want to forward Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 items such as reminders or e-mail messages to your mobile device when you are out of the office, you can choose to send them as either text messages or multimedia messages. The multimedia message format is useful for forwarding Outlook items such as e-mail messages with attachments. You can also specify options such as the width, height, and image quality of the multimedia messages that you send.

Specify the multimedia message format option in Outlook Mobile Service

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. On the Preferences tab, under Mobile, click Mobile Options.

  3. Under Mobile Message Format, click Multimedia Message.

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Change the delivery options for multimedia messages

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. On the Preferences tab, under Mobile, click Mobile Options.

  3. To send an Outlook item along with any images that are attached to it, select the Include image attachments check box.

  4. Under Multimedia Message, you can set the following options:

    • Default screen resolution of mobile phone (Pixels)

      Use this option to set the width and height of the multimedia message in pixels. The width can be a whole number between 50 and 320, and the height can be a whole number between 50 and 320.

    • Image Quality

      Click Low, Medium, or High to set the image quality that you want.

      Note: The higher the image quality, the larger the size of the multimedia message.

  5. Click OK.

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