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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dave.L, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Dave.L

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    Hi guys
    I have Villain 12, and for some unkown reason I downloaded all the OTA updates with villain updater. I didn't need them as everything was ok, but I like to be up to date. Anyway, I now cannot get online, and it says "Connection failed due to incorrect APN setting". This worked fine before all these updates, and the settings appear correct from what I can tell:

    Name: Orange Internet
    APN: orangeinternet
    Proxy: <not set>
    Port: <not set>
    Username: <not set>
    Password: <not set>
    Server: <not set>
    MMSC: <not set>
    MMS proxy: <not set>
    MMS port: <not set>
    MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    MCC: 234
    MNC: 33
    APN type: default

    Name: Orange MMS
    APN: orangemms
    Proxy: 192.168.224.010
    Port: 8080
    Username: Orange
    Password: Multimedia
    Server: <not set>
    MMSC: http://mms.orange.co.uk
    MMS proxy: 192.168.224.010
    MMS port: 8080
    MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    MCC: 234
    MNC: 33
    APN type: mms

    Any help will be greatly appreciated!

    Dave
     

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  2. Dave.L

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    I found out what it was by looking really close at each entry. For some reason MMS settings changed, so where I had 192.168.224.010 in the proxy it wanted 192.168.224.10 (.10 instead of .010). All sorted!
     
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    That may have been a red herring - I had the same this afternoon and I think it was related to a network problem.
     
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    I had the same problem today with my HTC Desire, also on Orange: "Connection failed due to incorrect APN setting", changed 192.168.224.010 to 192.168.224.10 in the MMS Proxy setting for Orange MMS, now all working again. AFAIK I haven't updated anything today, so it's very odd.

    ETA: It's possible it was a red herring, as previous poster states. The network started working again as soon as I changed the setting, but it may just have been that changing the setting forced the phone to retry connecting, perhaps?
     
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    Could have just been bad timing and over paranoia on my part then!
     
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    I'm guessing that because the phone couldn't connect properly to the Orange network, Android wrongly assumed it must have been because the apn was incorrect. Very misleading!
     
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    Had exactly the same today. Think there may have been a problem at Orange. It seemed to come back after I left Tamworth, could be a base station problem in the Tamworth area ????

    Could just be Tamworth in general though LOL :D
     
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    Mine went in Croydon too, Tamworth is special I agree, Snowdome FTW
     
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    Weird, I had the exact same problem all through the afternoon... I'm a proud Northern boy and my Hero wouldn't connect to the internet while I was on the train home from London until I reached Stockport so I figured it just hated the south. :D
     
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    too much shandy isnt good for the gadgets:p
     
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    How dare you, sir! I'll have you know I'm an upstanding Babycham enthusiast!
     
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