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General Pic message download problems

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by longdaddy, May 3, 2010.

  1. longdaddy

    longdaddy Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Nov 16, 2009
    Rutledge, TN
    So yesterday i started having problems 3 different ppl sent me a pic message and it would just get stuck saying downloading but it never downloaded any of them i was using handcent i went to stock message app still said the same thing and it was doing like a boot loop or something i would open the stock message app it would take forever to load then just went away got some force closes on it so i call vzw stayed on the phone for a hour and five minuntes with a nice lady in the tech dept she had me to factory reset it after that pic message would alert me in the notification screen as message not downloaded unknown error she had me try everything also when trying to send a pic message it would fail and say generic network so she said shes gonna send me a replacement it shipped out and will be here tomorrow i hope its a good one anyone else have any of the problems


  2. Mike_B

    Mike_B Well-Known Member

    Apr 8, 2010
    Network Systems Analyst
    I had this problem too. After fiddling around with the settings in Handcent I haven't had any problems since.

    Check the "MMS retrieval settings" section to see if "Auto-retrieve" is checked. I don't think mine was!

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