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dealmaker
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎25-06-2010

Re: Picture messages not being recieved

 

Are you able to send MMS messages to others?

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kids
Posts: 2,433
Registered: ‎09-05-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

It may be that the common scenario here is that people are connected via WiFi. Sending picture texts and group texts works on iphone to iphone because it is not using your carrier, it's an Apple service.  So WiFi supports this.

 

If you send pictures to a non-iphone user it requires cellular data from you carrier which if you have Cellular Data OFF it won't acknowledge, and so fails.

 

Also try sending a MMS to yourself to see if that goes through.

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dealmaker
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎25-06-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

 

Yeah - but by the tiem we get to this stage I think we've all tied all that stuff indivudally or on recommendation of the "Customer Servcie" teams - what we have here is a greta number of people who cant send or receive MMS messsages - after many apttempts at curing the problem.

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Ferdasyn
Posts: 47
Registered: ‎16-03-2010

Re: Picture messages not being recieved

I can send iMessages to other iPhone users over WiFi - but nobody else. Definitely a carrier problem.

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Sarah7525
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎13-11-2012

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

So ive had my reply and was told to do the same thing as i was by the people i called at customer service. Still hAs not worked... Also vodafone need to update their instructions as i have no 'network' option its 'profile' on iphone 5. Getting slightly annoyed now vodafone....
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dealmaker
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎25-06-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

Wait until you have had the same probelm for two MONTHS with over 13 calls!!! 

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Ferdasyn
Posts: 47
Registered: ‎16-03-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

The annoying part is I've had my phone for 3 weeks now, the first 2 weeks were fine but last week it just stopped working overnight.

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Sarah7525
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Registered: ‎13-11-2012

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

I forgot to add. Since i followed vodafones advice. I now cant receive picture messages when before i could :/
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martinjones01
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Registered: ‎22-11-2012

Re: Unable to receive or send MMS

The thing that bugs me is it used to work on my 4 perfectly!
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Sheenahaxell2
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Registered: ‎21-11-2012

Re: Iphone 5 - MMS Not working!

I have a friend on o2 who has also upgraded to an iphone 5, so it can't be a network issue

 

Not happy with Vodafone customer service at all, have been pushed from pillar to post, send to the shop, shop sent me home to call Vodafone, they didn't know what was wrong, no call back from the shop like they said.  Vodafone offered me a refurbished phone!!!  After paying for a brand new iphone and only had it for a week??!!! What a joke!!  I don't think so!

 

Then was told to take my issue up with Apple!!!!!  OMG!!!!  I am Vodafone customer not Apple!! 

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Birdie9488
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Registered: ‎22-11-2012

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

Mines now fixed.. I went into Settings > Cellular data and deleted the mms limit number so it was blank and restarted my phone and its now sending and receiving them.. Not sure if it was that it them doing something their end but they are now coming through
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Lee
Posts: 19,284
Registered: ‎27-10-2008

Re: Unable to receive or send MMS

Hi there martinjones01,

 

Thanks for your post.

 

We'll need to double check your account. 

 

I've sent you a PM which can be accessed here. If you could follow the instructions in the PM and send us your details one of the team will be with you as soon as they can.

 

In the meantime is it possible for you to check to see if the SIM works in another handset?

Cheers,

LeeH

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LeeJS
Posts: 2,988
Registered: ‎08-04-2008

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

Hi all,

 

Birdie9488 - Thanks for letting us know that you've been able to get things fixed.

 

RattyB - Could you text WEB to 40127 to ensure that your phone has the correct settings?  If this doesn't resolve things could you email us with your details via the instructions I'll PM you with in a moment?

 

You can find your PM inbox here. If you can't access this link, please ensure that the box next to "Turn on private messages" is ticked on this page, and let us know if you need any further assistance.

 

Ferdasyn - I've checked our emails and unfortunately I couldn't locate one from you.  Could you resend it and once our automated reply arrives let us know your email reference number?

 

dealmaker - To enable us to assist you further could you email us as per the instructions which LeeH PM'd you with yesterday?

 

Sarah7525 - As we've received your most recent email you can be assured that we'll be getting back to you as soon as we can.

 

Thanks,

 

LeeS




 

 

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Ferdasyn
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Registered: ‎16-03-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

Sent it again - Ref: 

#10561481

 

Cheers,

Andrew

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RattyB
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Registered: ‎22-11-2012

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

I've filled out the email form

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Katieallam
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Registered: ‎25-11-2012

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

Hi,

My new iPhone 5 also won't allow me to send any mms.. I have texted the number to check my settings but still nothing... Is there a solution to this problem? Thanks.
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kids
Posts: 2,433
Registered: ‎09-05-2010

Re: My iphone 5 will not send picture messages

The first step is to call  191 to check that your account has been provisioned for MMS messages.

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dealmaker
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎25-06-2010

Re: Iphone 5 - MMS Not working!

 

Interesting.

 

If I switch ON - iMessage - i can send picture messages to myself and other iPhones with iMessage enabled -I am however unable to to send MMS to any other device or network.

 

If I switch iMessage off - I can't send MMS to any device whatosever.

 

 

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jeffkinn
Posts: 9,356
Registered: ‎01-01-2009

Re: Iphone 5 - MMS Not working!

That's because iMessage and MMS are totally different things.

 

iMessage is an Apple protocol and uses mobile data and Apple's servers to send and receive the messages.

 

MMS is a Vodafone service and uses their mobile service to send pictures.

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Andy
Posts: 6,911
Registered: ‎03-05-2012

Re: Iphone 5 - MMS Not working!

Hi Sheenahaxell2,

 

Thanks for your post, I’m sorry to hear the website wasn’t working for you. I’ve just checked and it seems ok now, could you try again please and my team will be happy to take a look. In case you’ve deleted the previous PM, I’ve just resent it.

 

Hi Ferdasyn,

 

If you’ve got the latest settings then we’d need to look at your account make sure MMS is set up correctly. To allow us to do so, I’ve sent you a PM.

 

Hi dealmaker,

 

If you’re having issues sending and receiving MMS and have tried all the previous suggestions without success, we’ll check your account as well. A PM is winging its way to you now.

 

You can find your PM inbox here. If you can’t access this link, please ensure that the box next to “Turn on private messages” is ticked on this page, and let us know if you need any further assistance.

 

Follow the details in the PM and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.

 

Thanks

 

Andrew

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