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Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎30-06-2011

mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i haven't been able to send an mms from my iphone 3gs for months. i have phoned o2 several times and they have emailed/text me the settings which i have downloaded/changed. they have manually talked me through typing in the settings several times also, i have tried rebooting the phone and still i cannot send. as far as i can see there is no problem with my settings and i'm totally puzzled and fed up with phoning o2 who give me the same answers over and over again.
can anyone help?
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Registered: ‎13-08-2008

Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

are you on an iphone contract?
what max message size are you using?
what version of ios are you running?
iPhone 6s 64gb on 4g 30gb tariff
iPad Air 2 wifi-4g 64gb refresh
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2016)
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎30-06-2011

Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i'm running ios 5 but have had this problem even before i changed.
my max message size is 2097152 (though was told to set it to 500000 today)
and yes it is an iphone contract.
Level 2: Apprentice
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Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i have just looked. the tarriff i am on is o2 300 for 24 months with theall rounder for iphone bolt on. does that help?
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Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

try the old max message size of 307200 ios 4 and 5 have caused issues
iPhone 6s 64gb on 4g 30gb tariff
iPad Air 2 wifi-4g 64gb refresh
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2016)
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎30-06-2011

Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i have tried this before and again now. it still doesn't work Smiley Sad.
thanks for helping bdw.
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Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

are you on 2g or 3g? and what happens when sending?
iPhone 6s 64gb on 4g 30gb tariff
iPad Air 2 wifi-4g 64gb refresh
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2016)
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎30-06-2011

Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i have no idea.
how do i find out?

when i am sending the bar fills up to just a little before the end, stays like that for about 5-10 mins then fails.
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Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

on the top row of icons next to o2-uk to the right what shows?
Blue/grey circle = Gprs 2g slowest
E = egde also slow but faster than gprs still 2g
3g = 3g fastest and should work
Do you recieve mms ok ?
iPhone 6s 64gb on 4g 30gb tariff
iPad Air 2 wifi-4g 64gb refresh
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2016)
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎30-06-2011

Re: mms/picture messaging hasn't worked for months.

i am grey circle, so 2g?
but if i'm in town i have 3g and still have the same problem.

i receive mms just fine and used to send fine too, just randomly stopped one day.