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No MMS on 3UK :(

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by billgreenwood, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. billgreenwood

    billgreenwood Member
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    Hi all,


    Has anyone managed to get mms working on their Hero - on 3 network in the UK?

    I have tried every combination of APN settings I can find online.

    So far no joy.



    Any help is appreciated :)



    Bill - loving his hero :)

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  2. Carl C

    Carl C Well-Known Member
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    Have you tried actually Ringing Network 3 and asking them to activate MMS on your account.

    Thats what I had to do when i was with them Years ago , apparently MMS is off by default. So you could have the right APN but its not sorted at Network Level.

    Worth a try!

    Carl C
     
  3. billgreenwood

    billgreenwood Member
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    cheers carl,


    i'll give that a try.

    I have been a THREE customer for about 5-6 years but i'm not a user of mms so maybe i've never had it.


    cheers


    :)


    b
     
  4. prepbgg

    prepbgg Well-Known Member
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    An MMS is a Picture Message, right? I've sent one successfully. I'm using a 3 PAYG SIM that had never been used before. The APN settings appeared automatically when I first put the SIM in. I haven't changed anything. There are 2 APNs: once called "3 Services" which I assume is used for phone and internet; the other is called "3MMS". The entries are:
    Name: 3MMS
    APN: three.co.uk
    MMSC: http://mms.um.three.co.uk:10021/mmsc
    MMS proxy: 217.171.129.2
    MMS port: 8799
    MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    MCC: 234
    MNC: 20
    APN type: mms
     
  5. billgreenwood

    billgreenwood Member
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    thanks prepbgg, but still no joy :(
     
  6. tweedie

    tweedie New Member
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    This got me stumpted for ages.

    If you are getting something like "unable to download" message - it turned out that I turned off "mobile network" and any mms I receive will fail to be downloaded for some reason.

    If thats the message you getting, simply enable "mobile network" and try again. It worked for me, but not sure why!
     
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