09-04-2013 02:30 AM
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  1. Sourborn's Avatar
    First off, great f***'ing job Samsung.

    Ive been doing some research and apparently this phone is having a hell of a time sending MMS. I just got this phone last Sunday and it seems flaky at best when sending MMS. I'm on Rogers, which is a country wide Canadian network.

    Im on wifi at pretty much all times and it never sends through the stock messaging app. I've tried on 3G/4G but it makes no difference. Im not adverse to using a different app but... seriously? It cant just work? What year is this again?

    So, yeah. Does anyone know of a fix for this? This is making me quite upset because this is a trivial feature that should be working 100% at all times.
    10-09-2012 08:14 PM
  2. Waipio11's Avatar
    Works 100% of the time for me.

    Sent via mental telepathy from my Samsung Galaxy SIII via Tapatalk 2.
    10-09-2012 08:19 PM
  3. s14tat's Avatar
    I can send and receive no problem as long as I'm on a mobile network. It will not work with wifi.
    10-09-2012 08:22 PM
  4. piizzadude's Avatar
    Yeah I send stupid stuff to my wife all the time with mms and it always works. Could the file sizes be too big?

    I would say get a video editor, take a large video file and send it to yourself. See if it fails, if so, cut the video in half and try again. You could also call Rodgers and see if they have a limit. I just like to play

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
    schartzr likes this.
    10-09-2012 08:23 PM
  5. bassmig's Avatar
    Works fine on Telus on my S3, only oddity I have found is that pics sent from my wife's S2 show up as a slideshow...of 1. But that is a commonly reported issue.
    10-09-2012 08:30 PM
  6. Sourborn's Avatar
    Seems to work okay with GoSMS Pro.

    Sigh... I guess in order to have customization ability one must put up with bugs... no matter how stupid they are.
    10-09-2012 08:39 PM
  7. ansextra's Avatar
    Works fine for me using the native client.
    10-09-2012 09:14 PM
  8. Sourborn's Avatar
    Im really not sure why this works no problem over an app but doesnt over the stock messaging client. Very strange.

    I guess this is solved to anyone looking at this in the future, I'll try and do some digging with the stock app and see what could cause this behavior and report back.
    10-09-2012 09:18 PM
  9. funkylogik's Avatar
    GoSms is great once u spend an hour customising and making it perfect. ive never used stock messanger on s3 but thats prety crap that it dont work,..
    ps, download go sms emoji plug-in and DONT disable the stock messaging app

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    badbrad17 likes this.
    10-09-2012 10:28 PM
  10. grunt0300's Avatar
    GoSms is great once u spend an hour customising and making it perfect. ive never used stock messanger on s3 but thats prety crap that it dont work,..
    ps, download go sms emoji plug-in and DONT disable the stock messaging app

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    Just got this phone last Friday. Everything stock (can't root because i use a MacBook Pro), and everything works great!!! Best phone i've ever owned.
    cjsmoove and makaroni like this.
    10-09-2012 10:36 PM
  11. Almeuit's Avatar
    I sent 130 or so pictures last month. No issues here.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums
    10-09-2012 10:43 PM
  12. The_colombian's Avatar
    To send and receive mms you must have a cell data connection. If u are on wifi, when u hit send the wifi and cell symbol will show at the same time. If u disable mobile data and are on wifi it will fail. At least this is my experience.

    Sent from my Galaxy S III
    cjsmoove likes this.
    10-09-2012 10:49 PM
  13. Srambo217's Avatar
    Im really not sure why this works no problem over an app but doesnt over the stock messaging client. Very strange.

    I guess this is solved to anyone looking at this in the future, I'll try and do some digging with the stock app and see what could cause this behavior and report back.
    We understand you're upset, but think positively. It's obviously a software bug. Did you attempt to factory reset at all? 9/10 times that will do the trick. No need to be hostile, you wouldn't throw out a brand new computer the first time it had an issue I'd assume. Factory reset THAN report back.

    Sent From My Rooted/Modded SGSIII - If I've helped you please click 'Thanks'!
    Sourborn and funkylogik like this.
    10-09-2012 10:54 PM
  14. sledge007's Avatar
    Just sent off a video message through the messaging app.... Never actually tried until I saw this thread. Work's for me on Bell Mobility... Also doesn't work on WiFi only.

    Sent from my Melita Tin Can & String
    abeldr likes this.
    10-09-2012 11:05 PM
  15. Sourborn's Avatar
    GoSms is great once u spend an hour customising and making it perfect. ive never used stock messanger on s3 but thats prety crap that it dont work,..
    ps, download go sms emoji plug-in and DONT disable the stock messaging app

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    I'm using GoSMS, it's pretty slick.

    To digress slightly, can you test something for me? When trying to send a screenshot the quality is quite poor when sending only over GoSMS, but is fine over the stock messaging app (In terms of quality, no idea if its sending or not.) Are you seeing the same issue by chance?
    10-10-2012 12:52 AM
  16. funkylogik's Avatar
    my plan doesnt include mms so i have no idea sorry

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-10-2012 12:58 AM
  17. T.Barnhart's Avatar
    I'm pretty sure that you need a mobile data connection to send mms. (I asked once back when I was using my evo 4g) I only use the stock app so i couldnt say what happens with gosms. (I don't want to spend all that time getting gosms set up).

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
    10-10-2012 02:08 AM
  18. funkylogik's Avatar
    yeah mms kind of sends a file over the internet and a sms type thing to trigger it so you need data settings and an mms allowance (in UK anyway)
    btw if you get friends to use Go Sms, you can send pics, vice recordings, handwriting, drawings as an SMS so completely free (if you have free txt)

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-10-2012 03:17 AM
  19. CaneToad's Avatar
    works fine for me
    10-10-2012 05:39 AM
  20. colang01's Avatar
    Works all the time every time ll

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums iphone is for Nanna LOL
    10-10-2012 05:52 AM
  21. Almeuit's Avatar
    To send and receive mms you must have a cell data connection. If u are on wifi, when u hit send the wifi and cell symbol will show at the same time. If u disable mobile data and are on wifi it will fail. At least this is my experience.

    Sent from my Galaxy S III
    Not sure but this may be per carrier. On sprint if I'm in wifi it will use my wifi connection to send the MMS and then sprint takes it from there and sends it off. If I'm on 3g a picture can take 20 seconds or so... On my home wifi it takes 1-2 seconds.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums
    roadpizza73 likes this.
    10-10-2012 06:53 AM
  22. sledge007's Avatar
    I don't think it works that way up here, I also tried sending MMS on WiFi, it didn't go through. Bell MobilityLTE, no issues.
    roadpizza73 likes this.
    10-10-2012 07:07 AM
  23. funkylogik's Avatar
    the recipient is also obv' gona hav2b connected to some form of data too?

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-10-2012 07:50 AM
  24. Almeuit's Avatar
    the recipient is also obv' gona hav2b connected to some form of data too?

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    Yeah but it won't affect you sending it to them. They will just be able to download the MMS once they have a data connection.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC fourms
    funkylogik likes this.
    10-10-2012 08:10 AM
  25. Roboticz's Avatar
    I can send mms messages without problems...!
    10-10-2012 09:47 AM
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