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Set up your phone for picture messaging

A picture message is a message which can contain pictures and other media files and can be sent to other mobile phones and email addresses. You can send and receive picture messages as soon as you've inserted your SIM. If this isn't the case, you can set up your phone for picture messaging manually.

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Find "Access point names"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Networks.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Tethering & networks.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Mobile networks.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Access point names.

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Create new data connection

Press the menu icon.

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Create new data connection

Press New APN.

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Enter data connection name

Press Name.

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Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone MMS and press OK.

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Enter APN

Press APN.

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Enter APN

Key in live.vodafone.com and press OK.

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Enter picture messaging server

Press MMSC.

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Enter picture messaging server

Key in http://pxt.vodafone.net.nz/pxtsend and press OK.

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Enter IP address

Press MMS proxy.

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Enter IP address

Key in 172.030.038.003 and press OK.

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Enter port number

Press MMS port.

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Enter port number

Key in 8080 and press OK.

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Enter country code

Press MCC.

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Enter country code

Key in 530 and press OK.

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Enter network code

Press MNC.

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Enter network code

Key in 01 and press OK.

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Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.

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Select authentication type

Press PAP.

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Select APN type

Press APN type.

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Select APN type

Key in mms and press OK.

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Save data connection

Press the menu icon.

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Save data connection

Press Save.

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Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Access point names"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Networks.
Press Tethering & networks.
Press Mobile networks.
Press Access point names.

2. Create new data connection

Press the menu icon.
Press New APN.

3. Enter data connection name

Press Name.
Key in Vodafone MMS and press OK.

4. Enter APN

Press APN.
Key in live.vodafone.com and press OK.

5. Enter picture messaging server

Press MMSC.
Key in http://pxt.vodafone.net.nz/pxtsend and press OK.

6. Enter IP address

Press MMS proxy.
Key in 172.030.038.003 and press OK.

7. Enter port number

Press MMS port.
Key in 8080 and press OK.

8. Enter country code

Press MCC.
Key in 530 and press OK.

9. Enter network code

Press MNC.
Key in 01 and press OK.

10. Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.
Press PAP.

11. Select APN type

Press APN type.
Key in mms and press OK.

12. Save data connection

Press the menu icon.
Press Save.

13. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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