Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Page 1 of 6 1234 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 139
Like Tree18Likes
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default Nexus 4: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I just activated my Nexus 4 on Net10 tonight. It's a temporary thing and will be back to Straight Talk after a few weeks. However I have an issue with MMS right now. I played with the APN settings and and was finally able to send MMS and people are receiving them fine. But when they reply back with MMS, I can't receive them. Texts works fine. Data is fine. Only receiving MMS doesn't work.

    Here is my APN setting that allowed sending MMS but can not receive MMS:

    APN: tfdata
    MMSC: http://mmsc.cingular.com
    MMS proxy: 66.209.11.33
    MMS port: 80

    I have tried the following setting suggested by Net10 and can not send nor receiving MMS:

    APN: tfdata
    MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
    MMS proxy: mms3.tracfone.com
    MMS port 80

    So that obviously doesn't work. Anyone have suggestions?

    I'm on 4.2.2.
    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 02-26-2014 at 10:23 AM.
  2. #2  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I am in the exact same situation as you.
    I tried net10's apn settings and could not send/receive MMS messages either.
    I tried your settings and I can only send MMS messages as you've stated.
    I'm also on 4.2.2 using the stock messaging app.

    Does anyone else have any suggestions?
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    When I tried to change the APN to att.mvno, I completely loses data connection as well. So far the only APN that allowed data connection is tfdata.
  4. #4  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Are you able to send/receive mms messages?
    I think the APN is fine, it's the MMSC and MMS proxy that we need to change.
  5. Thread Author  Thread Author    #5  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I can send mms messages and the recipients receive them. But when they send me mms messages I do not receive them. Sometimes when they send me mms, I see a notification on the phone for msg from the sender but there is no content. However I do not always get this notification for mms messages either.

    I agree it's the MMSC or the MMS Proxy that needs to be changed.
  6. #6  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Is this mms issue specific to net10? Or would it be all AT&T mnvo's?
  7. Thread Author  Thread Author    #7  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    My wife's phone is on Straight Talk and use the same MMSC and MMS Proxy setting and has no issues. I think it's Net10 issue.
  8. #8  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I'll try contacting their support again... Although I haven't had much luck as of yet...
    jshcooper likes this.
  9. Thread Author  Thread Author    #9  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I tried a bunch stuff tonight. Did the following one at the time and tried mms:

    Deleted MMS Proxy
    Deleted the MMS port
    Changed MMSC to http://mms.tracfone.com (this is from Net10's configuration page for T-Mobile, I figured what heck give it a try)

    Didn't make a difference. Can send mms, but can't receive them except I get that msg notification but when I click on it I get a blank message.

    So apparently none of those settings matter. It's something else. What that is I still don't know.
  10. #10  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Quote Originally Posted by jimwei View Post
    My wife's phone is on Straight Talk and use the same MMSC and MMS Proxy setting and has no issues. I think it's Net10 issue.
    What android OS version is she running? 4.2.2 as well? If you put her Straight Talk sim in your phone, can you receive mms?
  11. Thread Author  Thread Author    #11  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    She's running 4.2.2 as well. Good idea, I could give it a try, swap the sim cards and see what happens.
  12. #12  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Quote Originally Posted by jimwei View Post
    She's running 4.2.2 as well. Good idea, I could give it a try, swap the sim cards and see what happens.
    Let me know how it goes. If it works on Straight Talk then I'll just have to bite the bullet and switch when my month is up.
  13. #13  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I'm having the same problem! I activated my Net10 today, gave my other account to my sister and everything works but I can't download MMS. I get the notification message and click download but it fails every time. I pop my other net10 sim in, it works perfect. Put mine back in and no luck. I can send just fine. I called CS and their ed. Reset my account, even went as far as transferring my service to a new sim card I had extra, no luck. They insisted its my phone but couldn't understand the concept that my other net10 sim woeks in it. Why not mine? Something is wrong with their mmsc and mms proxy. I tried all the other known options but with no luck. None will allow mms to download. This is crazy. I don't understand what's wrong. Even with the old mmsc and mms proxy used, it still won't download.
  14. #14  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    So after talking with support she was unable to resolve the issue.
    She did say she escalated my account so that their technicians will look into the mms issue further.

    She said she was not able to change the apn because that is something that is done on activation.

    All the new sims are automatically activated with the tfdata apn.

    After further discussion she decided to send me a new sim card so that I can transfer my service to it.
    She told me to call back when I get the new sim.

    The interesting part is that she said that when I call back, I can request that they activate the new sim with an old apn. (wap.tracfone or att.mvno) to see if it resolves the issue.

    It will take 3-5 business days to get the new sim. I will report back with any further info.

    I think it's the apn that is the problem, not necessarily the mmsc/proxy.
  15. #15  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Quote Originally Posted by jimwei View Post
    My wife's phone is on Straight Talk and use the same MMSC and MMS Proxy setting and has no issues. I think it's Net10 issue.
    What apn does she use? I'm guessing she doesn't use tfdata.
  16. #16  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Just wanted to chime in here, as I'm having the same issue. These problems are not specific to Android. I am using an iPhone 4 currently but I have ordered a Nexus 4 and I'm hoping it will get here sooner rather than later. I decided to go with Net10 over straight talk because I'm not a huge fan of Walmart and I'd rather go into gamestop and get the Net10 cards there (and of course check out the games.) but now I'm pretty sure I made a mistake. The new data policy of actually telling me how much data I can use is also a plus to me. I'd rather know how much than hope I don't get throttled.

    This phone was working completely on straight talk less than a week ago. I CAN send MMS and SMS but I CANNOT receive MMS. Data works and is pretty speedy on this AT&T sim. The only apn that works for data for me is tfdata. I have messed with the settings and still am not having any luck. I am dreading calling CS as I have had some not so fun calls when I was on straight talk a few months back and I don't figure Net10 is going to be any different. I would really like to get this remedied before my Nexus gets here.
  17. #17  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    im having the same problems mms can send but not recieve and net10's customer service reps are horrible they keep saying the problem is my phone someone please help ive got an unlocked samsung galaxy s3 apn setting name net10 apn tfdata mmsc http://mms-tf.net mms proxy mms3.tracfone.com mms port 80
  18. #18  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I'm having the same problem. I even bought my phone through Net10...says its suppose to come with the NET10 settings already installed...thats BS. I cannot receive MMS messages. I get the download link but they wont download. This is Net10s Samsung Galaxy Note using their att service. The phone is brand new and unlocked bought directly from NET10. I've tried a few different APN and MMS settings but still have yet to be able to receive MMS messages....
    Thanked by:
  19. #19  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Quote Originally Posted by jimwei View Post
    She's running 4.2.2 as well. Good idea, I could give it a try, swap the sim cards and see what happens.
    Have you tried swapping the sims yet ??
  20. #20  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I can't get mms to work???
    I get data but no mms send or relieve ???
    Plz someone help me ...on my iPhone 5
    Thanked by:
  21. #21  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I just got success on my Nexus 4 in using:

    APN: tfdata
    MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
    MMS proxy: 66.209.11.33 (FYI this is just the IPv4 address for mms3.tracfone.com)
    MMS port: 80
    APN type: default,supl,mms

    All seems to be working (data, inbound and outbound mms)...of course NET10 service has been flaky to say the least, so it could stop tomorrow.
    Thanked by:
  22. #22  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    Quote Originally Posted by setzkor View Post
    I just got success on my Nexus 4 in using:

    APN: tfdata
    MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
    MMS proxy: 66.209.11.33 (FYI this is just the IPv4 address for mms3.tracfone.com)
    MMS port: 80
    APN type: default,supl,mms

    All seems to be working (data, inbound and outbound mms)...of course NET10 service has been flaky to say the least, so it could stop tomorrow.
    Still not working for me.
  23. #23  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    The other fix that is out on xda is to load the APN settings for TMobile, reboot the phone, try to use it. (I couldn't get data or anything to work on mine). Then change back to the ATT settings (the one's listed on the Net10 site work then), reboot the phone and then things seem to be working (worked for me and others). I went ahead and tried this fix as well to have the exact APN that NET10 suggests. I'm not sure if this clears some network info or what...but so far I can still send pictures.
  24. #24  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    I had this problem and NOTHING worked.

    I bought a new SIM kit from Dollar General, popped in the new micro-SIM, transferred my existing net10 number, and viola: I could receive MMS

    This problem seems to almost be married to Android 4.1+, and is heavily addicted to the Nexus 4
  25. #25  

    Default Re: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS

    These settings fixed my issues and I send and receive just dandy. I'm on at&t net10

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Nexus 4: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS-uploadfromtaptalk1362753292213.jpg   Nexus 4: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS-uploadfromtaptalk1362753306218.jpg   Nexus 4: Net10, can send MMS but can not receive MMS-uploadfromtaptalk1362753320305.jpg  
    Thanked by 4:
    krouton likes this.
Page 1 of 6 1234 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Cannot receive MMS but can send?
    By incarceration in forum LG Optimus S
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-29-2012, 08:28 AM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-16-2011, 08:56 AM
  3. Can't send SMS...but can receive?
    By billbryan516 in forum Sprint Epic 4G
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-13-2011, 12:58 PM
  4. I can send SMS but not MMS
    By BernieBling in forum AT&T Samsung Infuse
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-04-2011, 10:37 PM
  5. htc mail app: can send via yahoo mail, not receive
    By agula001 in forum Verizon HTC Thunderbolt
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-26-2011, 10:37 PM

Posting Permissions