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Save a video from a text message 6

by Adam Marks Tue, 03 Aug 2010 1:47 pm EDT

Although webOS has a built-in mechanism to save a photo from a text message, saving a video is a little more complicated. In order to save a video, you need to either connect your phone to a computer and put it in USB mode, or use the Homebrew app Internalz to access the filesystem of your phone.


  • Once in USB mode, you want to look for the ".attachments" directory (via Internalz, you would want "/media/internal/.attachments"), then navigate to the "mms" subdirectory, and then you will find a potentially long list of additional subdirectories that are named with just a long string of numbers.
  • Screenshot of Internalz - Saving Video from<br />
MMSIf you just received the video, then you should be able to go to the last directory in that list and you should find the video.
  • If you had since received additional photos or videos since the video you are searching for, you may need to search within a few other folders until you find the one you are looking for.
  • Once you find the video you are searching for, you will want to copy it out of that directory and put it elsewhere on your device or onto your computer.
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ahh. the simple wonders of WebOs.


Love this phone, talk iti up everyday, but this is one of the flaws, there should be an option just like picture mail built into the is for those others that don't homebrew. Internalz is awesome tho hope the incorporate it into the phone at some point.

And pretty they are working on it.=)

Internalz is the shiznit!

Thanks, been looking for a reason to dowload internalz, now I have one.