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MMS messages not working on gingervillain...?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by extremejoe, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    tried sending an mms message on gingervillain 0.9 yesterday and it just said sending for 6 hours

    do mms messages not work on this rom?

    is there a way to make them work?
     



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  2. scoobysnax

    scoobysnax Newbie

    Just flashed 1.0 yesterday and mms, 3G, everything works good...
     
  3. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    so i should flash 1.0?

    i'm on orange if that makes any diff
     
  4. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Open titanium backup, go to backup restore tab.

    Scroll down to [sms / mms prefs] and wipe it.

    Let me know if it works. If it does work ill explain why
     
  5. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    ok did that

    it said data wiped

    this is what i see under messaging app

    picture i'm sending to myself (as a test)

    then "me"

    and underneath that "sending...."

    that sound wrong?
     
  6. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Are your apns correct?
     
  7. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    dunno

    i could send mms on leedroid but not on gingervillain

    is it possible?
     
  8. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    You'll need to check your apns. They may no longer be correct
     
  9. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    how do i do that?

    you running gingervillain?

    i'm on orange if that helps
     
  10. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Menu settings wireless and network mobile network apn

    http://android.modaco.com/content/general-discussion/279647/orange-uk-mms-settings/
     
  11. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

  12. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Yes but I'm on o2 so my apn is obviously different to yours
     
  13. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    right i've entered those settings

    is it actually possible to send yourself an mms?

    how will i know if what i have done has worked?
     
  14. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    APNs on my phone are:

    Orange UK - orangeinternet
    Orange UK MMS - orangemms

    Can't confirm that it's working, because I send about 2 MMS/year on average.
     
  15. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Send a message and see.

    You can send yourself a text, so I can't see why you can't send yourself an MMS.
     
  16. extremejoe

    extremejoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    whey heyyyyyy

    it worked

    cheers fellers

    i'll prob use it like twice a year - but its a feature that should work and now does

    love this community :)

    edit:

    i had mobile data (3g) connection on while it sent

    should mms messages send without 3g been turned on?
     
  17. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    You need more than 2g.

    I tested by sending message to my e-mail. It converts to mms to do it
     
  18. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    MMS has been around longer than 3G, so it shouldn't need that (my previous phone didn't have 3G and could still send/receive MMS). It does use package-switched data though, so at least a GPRS connection would be needed.

    Is it smart enough to make that connection temporarily if data is disabled? You might think, but I tried it just now and it didn't get anywhere - in fact even after enabling data while sending it just sat saying "sending" until I got bored. Sent fine when I enabled data before trying though.
     
  19. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    When I say more than 2g I really mean gsm
     
  20. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Yeah, our messages crossed - I started that reply, then did the test while the message window was open, so it took me a good few minutes.
     

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