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iOS 6 breaks MMS

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  • Gamerdude92 Calculating status...
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    Dec 31, 2012 7:20 PM (in response to Alberto530)

    You will need a T-Mobile sim. It does not need to be activated. However, phone may need to be unlocked. Try this after obtaining a T-Mobile sim.

     

    http://www.unlockit.co.nz/unlockit/?p=587

     

    I have done this and can verify it works.

  • Agnes38 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 1, 2013 5:48 AM (in response to Gamerdude92)

    Hi, I am in the Uk on O2 and cannot send a photo in a message any advice please.

  • j 08096 Calculating status...
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    Jan 5, 2013 12:25 PM (in response to androw450hp)

    I also have the same problem but I have a 3g and a 3gs.  3gs 6.0 3g 4.0 ?. I have a att pre pay card 10 cents a minut plan and when I put the sim in thr 3g mms works fine. If I take the same sim and put it in the 3gs mms does mot send of recieve. My 3gs worked fint till I updated it from 5.1.1 to 6.0. go figure.

  • Gamerdude92 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 5, 2013 12:30 PM (in response to Agnes38)

    Try what I mentioned in the post above yours. That should fix your MMS sedning issue.

  • Gamerdude92 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 5, 2013 12:32 PM (in response to j 08096)

    iOS 6 Patches APN editing on Phones that are not using AT&T service. You have to edit your APN settings with two sim cards. Read my post above with the link, if you need any assistance, let me know.

  • Viruz1225 Calculating status...
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    Jan 6, 2013 10:14 AM (in response to schtink)

    Heres a simple guide on how to fix your MMS picture messaging on you iDevice WITHOUT THE NEED OF A JAILBREAK!!!

     

    Go into SETTINGS/GENERAL/CELLULAR DATA NETWORK

     

    CELLULAR DATA

     

    APN: wap.voicestream.com

     

     

    MMS

     

    APN: wap.voicestream.com

     

    MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc

     

    MMS PROXY: 216.155.165.050

     

    MMS MAX MESSAGE SIZE: 614400

     

    MMS UA PROF URL: http://wap.sonyericsson.com/UAprof/W800iR101.xml

     

     

    Internet apn: epc.tmobile.com

  • blucaso Calculating status...
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    Jan 6, 2013 4:15 PM (in response to schtink)

    After searching the internet for quite a while, I finally found a fix that requires not much effort, no jailbreak, and no cost.

     

    I have an iPhone 4 that I just converted from AT+T to Straighttalk. My number transferred easily enough in a few hours, and my cell phone made calls.

     

    Next, to get my data operational I connected via Wifi on my iPhone to the site http://www.unlockit.co.nz

     

    This site very easily and quickly set my data APN correctly by choosing Straighttalk from the list.

     

    (By the way, it also downloaded a small Unlockit web app to my phone, which I later deleted.)

     

    Finally, to get MMS working, I found this useful video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te5R9HnB8kY&hd=1

     

    You download the program "ibackupbot" from this website: http://www.icopybot.com/download.htm

    (There are both Mac and Windows versions)

     

    It also is helpful to have the full text instructions: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8jUv4GOCA6DOWRsZEwtQkFFMjA/edit

     

    In a nutshell, what this workaround does is:

    1) You make a computer backup of your phone in iTunes

    2) The program ibackupbot allows you to edit individual .plist files in the backup

    3) Then you restore your iPhone from ibackupbot directly.

     

    I just completed the process and successfully sent a picture MMS!

     

    Two notes:

     

    There was a moment of fright after restoring the phone. It rebooted (as it is supposed to) but failed to reboot twice! Just got the white Apple, then it shut down after a few seconds. The third time, however, I got a progress bar and it rebooted correctly.

     

    There are some comments indicating that these changes don't "stick" for long. I'll update if I find this to be the case. Fingers crossed.

  • DASYHRD Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 7, 2013 1:08 PM (in response to Gamerdude92)

    After unlocking the phone and purchasing a tmobile sim,I finally  got my picture text to work on my AT&T iPhone 4S with the help from gamerdude's link.

     

    Mahalos for the info fellas!

  • Jesh93 Calculating status...
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    Jan 8, 2013 6:03 PM (in response to schtink)


    Why Would you buy annother apple product im having the same problem and I WILL NOT buy another product from them unless this problem is resloved

  • lbrewing Calculating status...
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    Jan 25, 2013 10:18 AM (in response to DASYHRD)

    FYI For those of you who don't have an unlocked phone, I was finally able to get my LOCKED iPhone 4S AT&T gophone back in business using the T-mobile SIM and gamerdude's link. It took a few tries and I had to be pretty fast with the swap, but it definitely works.

     

    Just be sure (as many people have mentioned) to only use the T-Mobile SIM to get to the Cellular Data Network screen - then immediately pop it out and put your At&T SIM back in. It shouldn't boot you out of that screen, giving you a chance to enter the settings. But make sure you enter everything exactly as the unlockit.co link specifies - once you exit out of that screen, it's gone forever... Thanks a lot, AT&T.

  • Th3w01f Calculating status...
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    Jan 25, 2013 12:00 PM (in response to lbrewing)

    My wife upgraded her 3GS to from 6.0 to 6.01 so I had to do this again.

     

    I decided to try a different method and it worked fine. 

     

    - booted with the ATT SIM

    - swapped to the T-mobile SIM without rebooting (this was an activated and working SIM)

    - made the required changes per the previous posts

    - swapped back to the ATT SIM

     

    All done without any reboots and it worked great. 

  • kaduff Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 6:28 AM (in response to schtink)

    Am in kenya with Iphone 4.On Safaricom and unable to send mms.When i was on ios 5 things worked great.Any ideas???

  • lbrewing Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 7:35 AM (in response to lbrewing)

    Forgot to mention: the T-Mobile SIM card I used was NOT activated. So to recap this process works with:

     

    1) Locked AT&T iPhone 4S on 6.0.1

    2) Activated GoPhone SIM

    3) Un-activated T-Mobile SIM

    4) Unlockit.co.nz instructions

     

    Since then I've synced, rebooted, and still no problems with MMS. Good luck!

  • joaquinfromtrenton Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 9:19 AM (in response to Shofstall92)

    my iphone4s with the new 6.1 ios wont allow me to change my apn settings i need help

  • cmk463 Calculating status...
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    Jan 31, 2013 6:28 AM (in response to blucaso)

    Thank you so much for your information and excellent instructions!  I just completed this on my Iphone 4 on iOS 6.1 (upgraded yesterday) with complete success.  With just a little effort and close following of the instructions to a "T", and I'm up and running 100%, talk, text, and pic text on Straight Talk with my previous AT&T phone in a short amount of time.  Awesome!

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