Support 3g to receive pictures?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Voidroid, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. Voidroid

    Voidroid Member
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    Why do you have to have 3g on to receive MMS? I have a strong wifi signal, but when I hit the download button on the text message it just sits there until I enable 3g. Is this using data? I thought using wifi was a way around using data.
    Thanks
     

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  2. bestaudioguy

    bestaudioguy Well-Known Member
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    Yeah you have to use 3G to send and receive pictures and video. For some reason it will not send using WIFI. Stinks!
     
  3. ~aRBy~

    ~aRBy~ Well-Known Member
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    I have no problem sending/receiving pictures with Wi-Fi turned on, this is with both a rooted and non-rooted commando, Maybe its your Wi-Fi settings? not on the phone, but the network your using?
     
  4. Voidroid

    Voidroid Member
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    Is your 3g turned off?
     
  5. bestaudioguy

    bestaudioguy Well-Known Member
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    Only way to send and receive MMS. Something to do with the programming. I even went to Verizon and the tech guy said its more dependable for transmitting pics and larger files. I called FOUL since my WiFi in my home has no problem sending and receiving anything.

    He could not come up with an answer.
     

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