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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Spangles, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. Spangles

    Spangles Member
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    Hi, Although I can receive MMS Messages, I cant open/download/view pics sent in this way.
    Please Help!
     

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    What actually happens when you try to download them? Are you given any error message at all?
     
  3. Spangles

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    "Download of message photo(number) from (sender) was unsucessful"
     
  4. El Presidente

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    You'll need mobile data on to be able to download MMS. If it is, check if your APN Settings are correct? (Settings -> Wireless & Networks -> Mobile Networks -> Access Point Names) Which provider are you with? Does what's listed there match what your network provider has given?
     
  5. Spangles

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    Im with Giffgaff (O2) All the APN settings are 100% correct with GiffGaff.
     
  6. Harry2

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    Try the free app 'SaveMMS'.
    Sometimes this little app does a little wonder :)

    Harry
     
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  7. Spangles

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    Hi, I tried this and it failed. I'm getting desparate now and seriously thinking of changing my phone.
     
  8. El Presidente

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    Try with one of the alternative SMS apps Go/Handcent etc and change the user agent.

    If Giff Gaff uses O2's network, I know they can have problems with receiving SMS. My other half has similar issues, no matter what I send her pic wise, the network compresses it to 25KB.
     
  9. Spangles

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    Still cant download mms pics. I can read the messages but not download the pics....Any more ideas guys?
     
  10. yungkam7013

    yungkam7013 New Member
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    would someone help me i cant receive pictures
     
  11. scorpionawal

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    I turned my wifi off and it worked
     

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