1. reisenbrandt's Avatar
    When someone tries to send me a picture through text messaging, sometimes I get a completely grey square with a orange triangle with an exclamation point in the middle. If I tell the person to resend it, it sometimes gives me the same grey square or the picture will go through. This just started happening frequently recently. About a month ago, I did not have this problem whatsoever. How is this fixed? Thanks
    10-13-2013 01:10 PM
  2. Skeleknights's Avatar
    I suggest you to pull the battery out while its on and wait 30 seconds before putting it back in. Let me know how it goes. If the problem still persist, please contact AT&T, or go to cooperate store and have them look at it.

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    11-05-2013 03:55 PM
  3. DawnB's Avatar
    Same thing happens on my Samsung Galaxy S3 only after the upgrade to Android 4.3. Resets/battery removeal does not help. Anyone find a fix?
    01-29-2014 09:34 PM
  4. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    Im also having the same problem. I contacted at&t today. They couldnt really figure anything out but going to be getting back to me. Another thing i may try is a new sim card also but i doubt that will fix it.
    01-30-2014 12:37 AM
  5. metle_geek's Avatar
    They never call me back ever!!! They tell you that just to get you off the phone

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-30-2014 08:56 AM
  6. metle_geek's Avatar
    Have you tried resetting the apn? ?

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    01-30-2014 08:57 AM
  7. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    I did full a master reset. I have deleted all texts and still nothin changed. Havent tried the apn reset
    01-30-2014 10:34 AM
  8. metle_geek's Avatar
    I would

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    01-30-2014 11:29 AM
  9. metle_geek's Avatar
    http://apn-settings.com/us/att-apn-settings/


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    01-30-2014 12:07 PM
  10. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    I reset the apn settings and so far so good. The pic i couldnt get yesterday i had them resend and it worked.
    01-30-2014 01:11 PM
  11. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    Well nevermind they sent another pic and had the grey thing come up again.
    01-30-2014 02:20 PM
  12. metle_geek's Avatar
    Yea sometimes they screw it up did you recognise some apn that wasn't set rite?

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    01-30-2014 02:59 PM
  13. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    I just reset it didnt look into it but it didnt work.
    01-30-2014 06:37 PM
  14. metle_geek's Avatar
    Reset it again and reboot

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    01-31-2014 04:13 AM
  15. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    I did the reset and reboot and also went and got a new sim card today. I will let you all know if it works out.
    02-01-2014 04:20 PM
  16. knight1fox3's Avatar
    I did the reset and reboot and also went and got a new sim card today. I will let you all know if it works out.
    I have a friend who's experiencing very similar symptoms (on AT&T network). Any additional feedback on how your phone is working now?
    02-24-2014 04:11 PM
  17. DallasFlier's Avatar
    Surprisingly, I'm having a lot less trouble with this after the 4.3 update than I used to before. For me it's always been related to WiFi vs. cellular data. MMS pictures & videos must be received using cellular data, not WiFi. Sometimes when connected to WiFi the messaging app seems to try to use WiFi and that won't work. When you have the problem try exiting the messaging app, turn WiFi off temporarily and then go back into the app & see if the picture shows up now.

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    02-25-2014 12:40 PM
  18. Martin Green1's Avatar
    I found ou that the problem was that at&t had my service configured to only accept data files from at&t phones I had to dial 611 and have them fix it
    10-28-2014 12:12 PM
  19. Angela Lorenz Crowley's Avatar
    turning off the power saving mode worked for me
    05-08-2015 08:37 AM

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