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Upload pics from your phone #281620
Wed Oct 26 2011 07:51 PM
Wed Oct 26 2011 07:51 PM
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PhotoBucket app for your smart phone:
http://support.photobucket.com/hc/en-us/categories/200050044-Mobile
You can take new photos or select photos already on your phone to upload to Photobucket. Be sure to set your options to resize your uploaded pics as explained near the end of these instructions.

Android instructions -
* Open the PhotoBucket app
* For an existing picture on your phone, tap on the picture gallery icon at the bottom of the screen
* Scroll through and tap on the image you want
* Back at the app, tap "Save"
* Then give it a caption and then tap "Share"
* After it uploads to Photobucket, tap your pic then tap on "URLS" under your photo. Then code lines for displaying the image are shown
* Find the code box that starts with "[IMG "
* Hold your finger on that box for several seconds. A menu may pop-up or you may have to tap your Menu button
* Select "Copy" from the menu
* Now go to Oldgas.com Shop Talk with your phone and compose your reply or new topic
* In your message text box, tap enter to get to a new line and hold your finger there. Choose "Paste" from the menu and your image code line should appear in your message text box.
* Tap the "Preview" button to see if it all worked out
* Tap the Submit button if everything displays OK or go back and edit if something is wrong.
* Try it in the Shop Talk "Testing Area" forum.

PhotoBucket also has a mobile upload option with no app needed:
http://support.photobucket.com/hc/en-us/articles/200727894-Uploading-through-email-or-text-message-

You can send your image via MMS (send image like a text message) directly to your account.

* Login to your Photobucket account
* Click to Upload
* Choose "Mobile phone" from the upper left drop-down menu
* On the Mobile page, write down the unique email address for your account (or print the page)

Automatic Resize:

* On the Mobile page, click on the link near the bottom "Customize your upload options"
* On the Options page, click on the dot for "640x480"
* On the Options page, check the box to "Remove location info" then click to "Save"

* Put that upload email address in your phone contacts, so you can easily upload an image by MMS and it will be resized automatically.
* Send pic by MMS, get the code line from PhotoBucket as explained above and then post on Oldgas.com

photobucket-mobile.jpg
Photobucket Mobile email upload

photobucket-options.jpg
Photobucket option settings

Last edited by Oldgas; Tue Apr 29 2014 07:01 PM. Reason: edit for current links

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Re: Upload pics from your phone [Re: Oldgas] #287967
Wed Nov 30 2011 10:47 AM
Wed Nov 30 2011 10:47 AM
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you are awesome. Thanks again.

Re: Upload pics from your phone [Re: Texaco Die Cast] #452107
Thu Aug 01 2013 02:07 PM
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iPad users can get the PhotoBucket for iPad app. Put in your PhotoBucket username and password. If you are not a member, join for free.

Browse the images in your iPad album with the app.
Click on the arrow icon to upload pic to PhotoBucket on the Web.
View your online album to pic your image for Oldgas.com
On your chosen image, click on the chain icon at the top
Tap on the IMG code line to copy it
Go to Oldgas.com and the forum post submission page where you want the image
In the post text box, hit your "return" key to get a new line and put your fingertip there and hold for a second or two and the "paste" button will pop up.
Click the paste command and your copied IMG code will appear.
Hit your Return key again before you add another image or add more text.

Here is an example actually posted from Maureen's iPad:



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