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    Unhappy Straight talk problems ( MMS ) GS3

    I recently purchased the straight talk bundle for the GS3. Everything is working okay except the MMS messaging.

    I believe it goes though the sprint network ( says LTE-S on the packaging - CDMA)

    Does anybody know how to get the MMS working or have had this problem.

    Any help is appreciated, thanks!
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    Default Re: Straight talk problems ( MMS ) GS3

    Well, I have neither Straight Talk nor Sprint, but MMS usually requires a mobile data connection (not WiFi, and not just a cellular signal). So if you have that enabled and can verify that it's working, MMS should be functional.

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    just as an FYI for anybody having this problem. The network is down in my area, this is why it wasn't working ( Spent an Hour on the phone with Straight talk this morning). I'll keep updating until i get this fixed. If i can't get it fixed, I'll just end up returning it soon.
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    Was on the phone for another hour and a half today. I got the data to work by switching it over solely to CDMA. The picture messaging still is not working. The guy i talked to today basically told me that I can try again tomorrow, and if it does not work, i can get a replacement phone. I'm pretty mad about this, as I've wasted a lot of time dealing with an issue that seems so simple.
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    Default Re: Straight talk problems ( MMS ) GS3

    Still couldn't come to a resolution. Returning the phone when i get a new one next week.

    For anybody looking to go the straight talk route, watch out with this phone. It's a great phone, but if you value sending picture messages, i would stay away.
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    Default Re: Straight talk problems ( MMS ) GS3

    That's really sad to hear since I just bought the same phone on Tuesday. I had another Sprint-powered android w/Straight Talk and there was never an issue w/mms or anything else for that matter. Hopefully, someone else will see this and post their POSITIVE experience.

    Btw-Does anyone have or know how to root this phone? Just wondering if the root method for the regular Sprint model would work? Anyone with info please post! Thanks!
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    I've got the same issue here. Any updates? Did you both send your phones back?
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    Default Re: Straight talk problems ( MMS ) GS3

    i have the gs3 i can send pic texts to other phones i can even send a pic text from my phone back to my phone. but when people try sending me pic texts i cant get them. ive been talking with straight talk 3 times and they tell me that when i send a pic text from my phone back to my phone and i get it then theres nothing wrong with it, well then y cant i receive them from other phones?

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