09-12-2012 23:06 - edited 20-01-2014 14:57
MMS Setup Guide For giffgaff™
Just incase you didn't know - MMS cost 16p each to send and they are not included in any goodybags (otherwise please ignore if you do have enough pay as you go credit)
[ iPhone Users ]
[ Manual Settings For The Iphone ]
Firstly, check whether you have an old profile.
1 - Head to Settings -General -Profile. If you can't see Profile move on to number 2.
If you can see an old giffgaff profile, tap it and press Remove.
2 - Go back to Settings - General and press Reset.
3 - Press reset Network Settings and follow through.This will delete your WiFi passwords and You may need to enter your passcode, at which point your iPhone will reboot.
4 - Go back to Settings -General - Mobile Data or Network depending on your iOS version.
5 - Tap Mobile Data Network. Now under Mobile Data enter:
APN - giffgaff.com
Username - vertigo
Password - password,this should already be entered by default.
Leave Visual Voicemail as it is. ( giffgaff dont support it )
6 - Scroll down. Under MMS enter: APN – giffgaff.com
Username – vertigo
Password – Type the word password,again this is the default)
MMSC – http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002 or try -
MMS Max Message Size - 2097152
Now - Power Off for a minute
Then - Power On
[ Other Handsets ]
1, Send the word settings to 2020
2, If it worked then save the settings and then power off your handset for 60sec and then power back on and see if that sorts it
3, If sending to 2020 failed then i suggest trying my guide below
[ Manual Input ]
Basic Settings ( Go to SMS - MMS Multimedia Settings and create a new MMS profile )
On your Andoid go to: Settings and Wireless and Networks then Mobile Networks then Access Points Names
Menu Key ( next to the home key with 2-3 lines on your handset or it maybe next to the search touch pad )
Click New APN or MMS
And Enter - The Below Setup
Try these settings
Connection Name: giffgaff mms
Access point name: giffgaff.com
Password: password ( just type the name password )
Authentication: ( leave blank )
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8000 or try http://mmsc-ac.mms.o2.co.uk:10021/mmsc
MMS proxy: 188.8.131.52
APN. type: mms
Once applied power off your phone for 30 sec and then power back up and you should be ready to go
( Extra Info )
[ Carnt Receive MMS ]
If you have problems opening your incoming mms picture messages then you may need to enter some
internet settings found below..
Try these settings - Go to internet settings
Then select - Connection / Connectivity or Internet Profile / Data Connection from the menu
Create a new apn and enter the below --
Connection Name: giffgaff - GPRS
APN - Access Point Name: giffgaff.com
Proxy Server Address: 184.108.40.206 Please leave this blank / do not add anything
Proxy Port: 8080
( Iphone users please use vertigo as the username )
( Password: password (type the word password )
Then power off your phone for a minute or 2 and then power back up and you should be up and running
If you have any problems , please try the link below --
[ Quick Internet Setup/Tips & More ]