Textra and APN Setting for MMS
Monday 01st of July 2013
I know this is probably a dupe thread, but I need help.I recently ditched GoSMS in favor of Textra because I could no longer tolerate the bloat. Now I cannot sent MMS messages, but can still receive them. I need to know how to access the APN settings and what the actual APN settings are so I can use Textra to handle sending of MMS rather than the stock app.I am running completely stock and unrooted. And OBV on Virgin Mobile USA...Any help will be appreciated muchly!
Textra keeps cutting off 3g.
Tuesday 13th of August 2013
Hey guys, having some issues with textra. Basically I was sent some photos by mms today through textra and I received them perfectly fine but soon after I kept getting messages saying mms failed check APN settings. At the same time it would drop my data connection and having to turn it off and on again to get it to work. But then then message would pop up again from textra saying the same message and dropping my 3g. I had to uninstall the app and reinstall it to get past this issue. If you use textra then you will know it copies your settings on Setup to make it work and I have checked all my settings anyway and is fine. Has anyone ever experienced this and found a fix or anything?? Please let me Know. my shiney new S4
Textra MMS settings
Thursday 05th of September 2013
Hey all. I've had the s4 for about 2 months and it had been a great phone. The last couple days though the messaging app has been horrendously slow so i downloaded textra and it has been great except for one thing. Whenever I get a text I get a notification telling me to check my mms settings. Group messaging also doesn't work when I am on wifi. I'm assuming because the app doesn't know to switch to mobile data but who knows. I checked use mobile data for mms but it doesn't matter what I do I still get the warning. Any suggestions what to do? Posted via Android Central App
MMS's won't send when wifi connected (GPE s4... ATT S4 works fine)
Monday 09th of September 2013
Looking for some help and ideas here.. I have a GPE S4 on the AT&T network.. I also have a spare GS4 (ATT branded). GPE S4 - running Android 4.3 stock - MMS while connected to wifi will not send. turn off Wifi and they send fineATT S4 - running Android 4.2.2 MF3 stock - MMS while connected to wifi send fine. I have checked and matched the GPE S4 to use the identical APN settings as the ATT S4. I have tried in the stock messaging app. I prefer textra and tried textra on both, setting "Activate Mobile Data when sending/receiving an MMS" is checked on both devices and it doesn't make the GPE get an MMS while connected to wifi. I have scoured the internet and there are TONS of threads about this very same topic on many carriers... a lot point to APN settings. I have validated that APN is proper and the fact that it works while NOT on Wifi proves this. The ONLY thing I can think of is 4.3 or stock android doesn't make the MMS app(s) use the mobile data and tries to send it out the wifi connection which will not work. Anyone with GPE on ATT network able to test this for me?
Verizon Textra MMS Settings?
Friday 11th of October 2013
When I receive an animated GIF, it does not play. I use Textra but cannot seem to get it to work. I have MMS for group chats turned on. MMS settings has "Activate Mobile Data" turned on. The manual APN config is not on, but if I check it, the mmsc is and the proxy and proxy port are both blank. Has anyone had this issue yet or does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix it? The APN configs I can find for Verizon online do not have a proxy or proxy port listed either.
ZTE Majesty MMS problems
Saturday 08th of March 2014
Hello. I recently bought a ZTE Majesty, it's my first smart phone. I'm on Straight Talk (CDMA-V, verizon towers). With the stock messaging app, when friends are doing Group MMS (a mixture of iphone/droid users) I receive each message individually from the participants rather than as a group MMS. I couldn't find any settings to enable this type of thing, so I downloaded Textra. What a nice app, super light-weight, fast, and aesthetically pleasing. However, this will not even receive the individual MMS messages as I'm testing it. For the life of me, I cannot find the APN settings in this phone...so the MMS settings in Textra are all but useless.Does anyone have any experience for group MMS on this phone? (or the Savvy, as it's the same exact thing more or less)
droid dna third party sms apps will not send mms
Wednesday 02nd of April 2014
I have a droid dna but it is not verizon. I am with a local carrier called chat mobility that services Southwest Iowa. They did however in the last year partner with Verizon to use their towers nationwide for a 4g network. I have tried Go sms, Textra, Handcent, Chomp, hangouts, and a few other sms apps. Only Go sms will send a mms message. I used Go sms for 9 months but I want to switch to another sms app. I have never been able to get any other app to work on this phone past standard sms use. When you try to send a pic the wheel just spins and spins and spins. Textra actually goes so far as to give me an error message within 3 seconds that says "cannot configure mms settings automatically" "click here to set mms setting". Data is turned on and the stock messaging app works great. The stock app will send a pic in less than 5 seconds. So I called my carrier 3 times and each time when I ask for the apn settings they play dumb. They don't know what I am referring to and one time the tech told me that if it is a third party app they cannot help me and I should uninst
Another Solution for Android users to Group Text or Group Message with iPhone users
Wednesday 16th of July 2014
I'm running the latest version of KitKat on a Nexus 5 and these settings work best for me using the Textra app (not Hangouts). -First of all you have to be sending and receiving MMS properly first. -Next, make sure you're using Textra as your default SMS app. -If that's all working, under the MMS menu in settings check the box for 'Default for Delivery Reports (whether to request MMS delivery reports)' and also check the box for 'Use MMS for Group Chats (MMS can make group chats work better with other smart phones such as iPhones and Android phones)' -After checking those 2 boxes in the same part of the menu go into 'MMS Settings (Go here if MMS isn't working)'. -Under that check 'Activate Mobile Data (Set this to temporarily activate Mobile Data when sending or receiving an MMS)' and... -Check 'T-Mobile WiFi Calling Fix (Set this to temporarily de-activate WiFi when sending or receiving an MMS. This makes MMS work with T-Mobile WiFi calling)'. Do this regardless of your cell network. I'm on AT&T for example and I needed this. Under SMS I also have checked 'Default for Delivery
Unable to send/receive mms on Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II
Sunday 09th of November 2014
So my Galaxy SII has been working fine. I am with Fido. My phone doesn't have a data plan so I only get internet when connected to the wireless. I do have unlimited sms and mms and I could send them both when I was connected to the wireless and when I wasn't. I was using Textra as the messaging app for the last few months. Suddenly I can not send or receive mms. I have uninstalled Textra (I read that texting issues are common with it) but the problem persists. I have turned the device on and off, removed the battery…nothing changes.I have tried with an older phone (a blackberry) and there is no problems there, everything works and I send and receive mms fine. I have given root access to Battery Doctor a few days ago (I also just uninstalled it) and Clean Master has root access as well. I haven't tried restoring to factory settings…I would like to avoid that for now as I don't want to back everything up. Can anyone help please?
APN settings for boost mobile (textra)
Monday 10th of November 2014
I download textra SMS (which is what someone here on the forums recommended), and it asks me for APN settings in order to send/ receive images via MMS. however, I put the settings in and it won't work. what the heck. does anyone know what the WORKING APN settings are, or if there's some fix for this?the MMSC is http://mm.myboostmobile.comthe proxy is 188.8.131.52the port is 80is this wrong for boost MMS?