How to Use Verizon Wireless Pix Place
Pix Place is an online picture and messaging service provided by Verizon Wireless. Customers can upload pictures from their cell phones to their Pix Place account, store and manage their photos online, create and send slide shows, and order prints of their uploaded pictures. In order to use the online service, Verizon Wireless customers must sign up for a free Pix Place account. After creating an account, users can begin uploading and sending their favorite pictures online.
Upload Pictures to Pix Place
Go to the Verizon Wireless Pix Place website and log in to your Pix Place account (see Resource). If you don't have a Pix Place account, click the "Sign In" button. Next, click the "Register" button, enter your 10-digit cell phone number, and click "Next." A temporary password will be sent to your phone via text message. Open your text message, and login to your new Pix Place account with the password Verizon sent to your phone.
Click the menu button on your cell phone, and access your pictures.
Select a photo to upload. Next, click the "Options" button, and select the "Pix Place" option. Your photo will upload to your Pix Place account. Repeat this step for each picture you want to upload online.
Create and Send Slide Show
Go to the Pix Place website and click on the "Send a Message" tab. A preview list of your pictures will appear in the "Uploads" scroll pane.
Decide on the photographs you want to include in your slide show. Next, click and drag each picture from the "Uploads" pane to the media items pane.
Click the "Fun Effects" button if you want to add effects to your pictures. You have the option to add a cartoon effect, a drawing effect or a comic bubble. If you add a comic bubble, select a bubble style by checking the box next to your preferred style. Type a message in the "Caption" text box and click "OK." Next, click the "Save button" to save any effects you added to your image.
Click the "Preview and Send" button when you're finished adding photographs to your slide show.
Enter the recipients' cell phone numbers in the "Send To" field.
Type a personal message in the "Subject" text box. The message will be included in your slide show pix message.
Click the "Send" button. The slide show will be sent to your recipients via pix message.
Click on the "My Media" tab in Pix Place. Next, click on the "Order Prints" link. A list of your uploaded pictures will appear on the screen.
Check the box next to each picture you want to include in your prints order.
Select a print provider from the drop-down menu, which is located in the "Place Your Order" section. Next, click the "Continue" button. You will be directed to the print provider's official website.
Select a shipping or pick-up option by clicking on the "Mail Order" or "Pick-Up" button. If you select the pick-up option, enter your zip code, and choose an in-store location.
Review the pictures in your print order. If you want to remove a picture from your order, check the box next to the image and click the "Delete" button.
Select a print size from the drop-down menu. Next, select the number of prints you want from the "Quantity" drop-down menu.
Click the "Add to Cart" button.
Review your order, and click the "Checkout" button.
Enter your billing information and click "Continue."