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Sending an image from servlet to mobile phone

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Hi,

I am building a project that has this impementation:

- the user uses the mobile phone to take a picture.
-the user sends the picture to the server(tomcat)(first the user is authenticated)
- with the picture the user sends a friend's phone number.
- server insert the picture into database and send it also to the friend (phone number entered by user)
My question:
any idea how to send the picture from server to the phone.(code samples would be aprecciated)

Thanks
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Question by:ArbenCelaj
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JavaInTheMorning earned 252 total points
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Easy:
Send an HTTPRequest (POST) with the bytes of the PNG image in the body. In the client - use the Image.createImage(byte[])  method to create your image.
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by:ArbenCelaj
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Thank you for your response.
The problem is: I  can not control the client. I want to send the image in any moble phone based on the phone number.
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by:mxjijo
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No, you cannot "push" images to handsets (unless you have a client running on it).
I would recomment you to send an SMS with a URL of the message.
The user then clicks on the url to download the image.
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