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Apple iPhone 5 MMS Manual configuration

Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 1
  • The iPhone 5 will be provisioned automatically with the right settings upon first usage with the BASE SIM card. To request these settings again, connect your device to your PC and run iTunes to install the socalled ‘Carrier Settings’.
  • For instructions how to configure your iPhone 5 manually, choose Next.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Start screen.
  • Choose Settings.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Choose General.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • Choose Cellular.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • Choose Cellular Data, and activate this option.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 6
  • Choose Cellular Data Network.
  • If Cellular Data Network is not available, manual configuration is not possible. In this case, connect the device to the computer, and use iTunes to install the ‘Carrier Settings’.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 7

Edit your MMS settings as follows:

  • 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
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • Return to Cellular.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 9
  • Return to General.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 10
  • Return to Settings.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 11
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Messages.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 12
  • Choose MMS Messaging, and enable this option.
  • Return to the Start screen.
Apple iPhone 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 13
  • Start screen.
  • Switch the iPhone 5 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 5 - MMS - Manual configuration - Step 14
  • If the MMS is successful, you will receive a confirmation within a few minutes. Check the messages inbox of your iPhone 5 if you have received the MMS.
  • For step-by-step instructions on how to create and send an MMS, click here.
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