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Unlocked Hero on ATT - Data Not Working

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jseven, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Jseven

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    Recently bought the HTC Hero Unlocked White Teflon version. Had an iPhone 3G with the unlimited Data/ Text plan. I called and asked them to enable the MMS feature early since it is blocked for iPhone users. So they dropped me down to a regular data plan which did not work. Then upgraded me to a smartphone data plan. And I called again to reactivate to an iPhone plan. Called numerous times. Reinstalled the sim on the iPhone data is active. I have done all the usually remove sim card/ factory reset. About as much as I can do on a mac OS wise. They still cannot seem to get my data to work. Any ideas. Much appreciated.
     

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  2. 3rd-Geer

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    Did you set up the below? I used a sim from my blackberry that I use from work, but still had to set up the below information to get everything up and running properly. My only issue is that I can't send SMS for some reason at all.

    [FONT=&quot]from the home screen, hit the menu key.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on settings.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on wireless controls.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on mobile network settings.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on access point names[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]hit the menu key.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on new APN.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on name and give the data connection any name you like[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]fill in the appropriate fields for your carrier by tapping on them. if a setting is not listed for your carrier below, leave the default setting.[/FONT]
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    ATT:
    apn:
    wap.cingular
    user:
    WAP@CINGULARGPRS.COM (all caps)
    pass:
    CINGULAR1 (all caps)
    mmsc:
    http://mmsc.cingular.com/">http://mmsc.cingular.com
    mms proxy:
    66.209.11.32
    mms port:
    8080[/FONT]
     
  3. SamIam

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    I'm sure have, but did you check your SMS Service Center #?:thinking:
     
  4. Jseven

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    Thanks seems to have worked. Smartphone data plan is still 30 bucks.
     
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    So, you had to get the "smartphone" data plan to make it work? Or did just the regular data plan work?
     
  6. Jseven

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    iPhone and Smartphone are the same. Smartphone although does not come with any provisions that the iPhone plan might have ( MMS activated ). It works perfect now. I know there is a post about this on these forums...but EDGE in NYC/NJ is fast...I mean faster than on the iPhone 3G by a wide margin.
     
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