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My Samsung galaxy s2 skyrocket cant send or receive picture

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My Samsung galaxy s2 skyrocket cant send or receive picture messages and I have MMS messaging .I'm getting really upset over it.Please help me!
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

RichieMe :

Hi there, and welcome to JustAnswer, I look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possible.

RichieMe :

Can you tell me who your Cell provider is please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Samsung
RichieMe :

Sorry, thats the Phone brand

RichieMe :

can you tell me the Cell provider eg: Verizon

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : At&t
RichieMe :

Thanks, please do the following

RichieMe :

Press Menu >> Settings.
Settings >> Wireless & Networks
Wireless & Networks >> Mobile Networks
Mobile Networks >> Access Point Names

At this point you need to press your handset’s “Menu” key and then select “New APN”.

Enter in the following settings seen below. Anything not listed should be left blank.

RichieMe :

Name: AT&T
APN: wap.cingular
Proxy: leave blank
Port: leave blank
Username:[email protected]
Password:CINGULAR1 (yes this is in CAPS)
Server: leave blank
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port: 80
MNC:410 (note: this could also be 310, 41 or 15)
APN Type: leave blank

RichieMe :

Set this and make sure to Save it, then try sending the MMS please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Ok let me get on my iPad so I can do this
RichieMe :


JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Ok I'm done
RichieMe :

ok, now test please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : It still isn't sending
RichieMe :

Can you take out the battery

RichieMe :

wait 5 minutes then put it back in please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Yes
RichieMe :


JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Ok it's out
RichieMe :

ok, give it 5 min please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Ok thanks
JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Okay it's been 5
RichieMe :

ok, battery back in please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Kk it's in
RichieMe :

ok, try sending an MMS please

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Still wont let me
RichieMe :

is it giving an error?

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : It says currently unable to send you message,it will be sent when service becomes available but it never send and I have perfect service
RichieMe :

are you sure you have MMS services enabled for your account?

RichieMe :

as it appears you dont

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Yes I do bc I had it on my HTC inspire and I went t AT&T and got the skyrocket and transferred everything to a different sim
RichieMe :

ok, try with these MMS settings please

RichieMe :

Profile name: MMS
Internet Mode: http with proxy
Proxy Id: same as the other post:
Port Proxy: 8080
Connection use the name from the internet APN (profile name)

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Would not let me
JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Do settings
JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Said APN cannot be empty
RichieMe :

did you fill in all the fields I gave?

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Yes
RichieMe :

ok, then the previous settings were correct

RichieMe :

I really think for some reason they disabled your MMS service

RichieMe :

as we do have the correct connection settings

RichieMe :

Can you call AT&T and have them check the services on your account please?

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Okay..well then they are lil bitches then if they did that without my consent
RichieMe :

Agreed on both points...

RichieMe :

but double check it as we have done everything correct on our side

JACUSTOMER-3ow3dbb1- : Lol okay ..I'm calling
RichieMe :


RichieMe :

Still on the line with them?