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cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

Hi all. im getting extremely frustrated Smiley Frustrated

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and have received a picture message. all it keeps saying is 'downloading' but nothing happens.  i looked on previous posts and put the settings in manually but this didn't work. i also sent SETTINGS to 2020 but this still didn't work. please help as i really want to see the picture that has been sent. thank you

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

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MMS Settings

 

Go to:
System Settings>Wireless & Networks (more. . .)>Mobile Networks>Access Point Names. Create new APN (you might have to select this from a pop up menu)



Name: giffgaff - mms
APN: giffgaff.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10
APN type: not set

Make sure you save your settings.

Make sure that your data connection is active and that you are NOT connected to wifi.

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

Download the app "Tweakker APN INTERNET MMS" from Googleplaystore. Open it and install the giffgaff settings, then reboot your phone.

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

try re booting phone

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

Is it fixed now
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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

no that still hasn't worked 

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

http://support.giffgaff.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/610/kw/android
or downoad GiffgaffAPN from android market

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

REBOOT YOUR PHONE
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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

[ Edited ]

MMS Settings

 

Go to:
System Settings>Wireless & Networks (more. . .)>Mobile Networks>Access Point Names. Create new APN (you might have to select this from a pop up menu)



Name: giffgaff - mms
APN: giffgaff.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10
APN type: not set

Make sure you save your settings.

Make sure that your data connection is active and that you are NOT connected to wifi.

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Re: cannot open a multimedia picture message Samsung Galaxy Ace

What app are you using to open the message?

 

I know this sounds daft, but some people have reported that until they opened an MMS in the stock messaging app, they couldn't open one in any other messaging app.