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Apple iPhone 3G MMS Manual configuration

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Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 1
  • MMS settings can not be sent to your iPhone 3G via SMS.
  • You can configure your phone manually for MMS. Follow the step-by-step instructions below.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Note: These instructions apply only to an iPhone 3G running iOS. If your device is running a different software version, the images may be different and other instructions may be required. To check the software version, choose Settings, General, About, Version. Click here for instructions on how to update your iPhone 3G. The iOS4 update installation is irreversible and may result in sluggish menu navigation on your iPhone 3G. BASE advises against installing this update.
  • Start screen.
  • Choose Settings.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Choose General.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • Choose Network.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • Choose Cellular Data Network.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 6

Edit details for MMS:

  • Under APN, enter mms.base.be (be aware of the dots).
  • Under Username, enter base.
  • Under Password, enter base.
  • Under MMSC, enter http://mmsc.base.be (be aware of the dots).
  • Under MMS Proxy, enter 217.72.235.1 (be aware of the dots):8080.
  • Under MMS Max Message Size, enter 300000.
  • Return to the Start screen
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 7
  • Start screen.
  • Switch the iPhone 3G off and then on again to activate the settings.
  • Note: Activation is only complete after sending a first MMS. Test the settings by sending an MMS to your own phone number.
Apple iPhone 3G - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • If the MMS is successful, you will receive a confirmation within a few minutes. Check the messages inbox of your iPhone 3G if you have received the MMS.
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