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Support Problem with WiFi MMS Downloads

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AndroidScott, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. AndroidScott

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    I'm using Handcent for my SMS and MMS handling. For some reason, I can't download MMS pictures when I'm connected to WiFi; only when on 3G/4G.

    Is there a setting on the phone somewhere (other than in Handcent) that handles this?

    Thanks!
     

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    MMS are designed to ONLY work on 3G/ 4G. Will never work on WiFI.
     
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    What has me confused is that I'm certain that on my Droid X, I received MMS when on WiFi, but on the SGS3 it's not working. Very strange...

    Is it possible I was receiving pictures via SMS???
     
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    Picture messages are always converted to MMS for sending. The Data network does have to be on when sending MMS. That is just the way the Carriers have it work.
     

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