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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by andriodfan03, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. andriodfan03

    andriodfan03 Lurker
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    This problem has been extremely frustrating. All of a sudden my S5 won't let me send out or download pictures in texts. It usually says "download failed" or when I try to attach a pic it will just stay loading and never send. I really need to figure out what's causing this.

    I even tried the message+ app and it's still happening. Does anyone know a way to fix this?
     


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  3. andriodfan03

    andriodfan03 Lurker
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    No it's not rooted. I was using the original messaging app but I'm currently using message+.
     
  4. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    Is DATA always on when you try to send/download pictures in the text app?

    if it is not, you can't download pictures.

    IMO, Message+ is not near as good as Textra, try it, it will automatically turn ON DATA if it is not on.... ( only on 4.4.4 or below, don't work on 5.x or newer )

    * Textra SMS - Android Apps on Google Play
     
  5. andriodfan03

    andriodfan03 Lurker
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    Yes data remains on. I had the problem a while ago and it went away, but now it's happening again.
     
  6. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    did you try the Textra app?
    you need to try to isolate the issue,
    ie, is it the app you are using, or is it the phone/service carrier?
     
  7. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Have you checked your APN settings? Are they correct?
     
  8. andriodfan03

    andriodfan03 Lurker
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    It was the APN settings. I found this video and fixed it in one try

    Thanks for the help
     
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