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Pix2Fone Browser Extension

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Pix2Phone Browser Extension is a free browser extension and Web service that makes it simple to save or transfer pictures from your PC or the Web to your mobile phone. Instead of paying for cell phone wallpaper or messing with USB-to-phone cables and other complex methods, you can save just about any image in your phone with a few clicks, or you can send an image from your picture library, if you prefer. Your cell phone and provider plan must allow WAP or SMS access to use Pix2Phone. It works in Internet Explorer as well as Firefox; we tested the Firefox add-on.

We installed Pix2Phone and restarted Firefox. Before you can use Pix2Phone, you have to activate the free service, a simple process that involves selecting your phone model and entering your mobile number and an activation code. It lists a lot of phones, but if yours isn't included, there's a link to request that it be added. We browsed to an image, right-clicked it, selected Save Picture to Mobile Phone, and activated the service. The program automatically optimizes images for each particular phone, or so it claims. The final step displayed a preview of our image and offered two options, to download the image to our phone via WAP or as a download link via a text message in SMS. We selected the WAP option, and moments later our phone notified us that it had arrived. We opened the image and selected it as wallpaper. The text message option involved selecting our carrier from a drop-down list, entering our cell number, and clicking Send SMS. Soon the familiar sound told us we had a new text message displaying the link, ready for Web access. The service Web site offers plenty of information and instructions, too, including an animated demo and a user forum. You can also send images from your computer to your phone via the Web page. We clicked the Send Now link on the Web page, and a pop-up dialog let us browse our PC, select an image, and send it directly to our phone.

Pix2Phone makes it a lot easier to send images to your cell phone than going through the steps individually. The service is free, and free of adware and other unpleasant surprises, too. It's well worth a look.

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1 stars

"Not compatibel with latest Firefox"

August 23, 2009  |  By Skyliner

2009-08-23 01:37:20  |  By Skyliner

 |  Version: Pix2Fone Browser Extension 1.6.1


Will download


Doesn't work


Get Busy!

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1 stars

"wont intsall"

July 16, 2007  |  By matt1502

2007-07-16 19:39:18  |  By matt1502

 |  Version: Pix2Fone Browser Extension 1.6.1


Wont install in newer versions of Firefox

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5 stars

"Free & small"

May 13, 2006  |  By mrpogiboy

2006-05-13 18:37:25  |  By mrpogiboy

 |  Version: Pix2Fone Browser Extension 1.6.1


It's a small extension that does what it says and is better than paid programs!

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2 stars

"Not able to transfer mp3s"

April 11, 2006  |  By Andrewcm09

2006-04-11 18:34:02  |  By Andrewcm09

 |  Version: Pix2Fone Browser Extension 1.8


Able to transfer pictures just fine


I am not able to transfer any mp3s. Everytime I try it says sorry not a valid file.

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5 stars

"Good program, easily installed, easy to use"

February 08, 2006  |  By scottharris82

2006-02-08 06:38:08  |  By scottharris82

 |  Version: Pix2Fone Browser Extension 1.8


Good, solid program. Downloads as a .zip, extracts and installs easily, very simple to use. I've sent several pictures to my phone, and have encountered no problems at all. Highly recommended.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 5 compatible.
  • Google Chrome version added
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version added
Publisher Pix2Fone
Publisher web site
Release Date May 22, 2012
Date Added May 23, 2012
Version 2.1
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer browser
Download Information
File Size 100.37KB
File Name
Total Downloads 11,629
Downloads Last Week 2
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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