Sep 26

att-mms-logo1MMS finally arrived. The multimedia messaging functionality has been enabled for the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, Friday afternoon. To activate MMS, you need firmware 3.1 and a carrier settings update from iTunes. Follow the following steps:Apple posted a support page, to guide everyone through to several steps. You can see the support page here.

    1. Make sure that you have a working Internet connection on your computer and that you are using iTunes 8.2 or later.

    2. Connect iPhone to the computer and open iTunes.

    3. Select your iPhone in the Devices list and click “Check for Update.”

    4. Click “Update Settings” when prompted.

    5. When the update is complete, you will see the following screen:
    6. Restart your iPhone.
    After iPhone restarts, verify MMS is active by creating a new text message. You should see the camera icon to the left of the text field:
    After these steps you can send pictures and videos via the iPhone’s messaging app. MMS is only available for 3G and 3GS, not for the first generation iPhone.
    “When bought in bulk, MMS uses the standard text messaging plan available for AT&T. Individuals can purchase 200 messages per month for $5, 1,500 messages for $15, or unlimited messages for $20. FamilyTalk users can get unlimited messaging for $30 per month. On a pay-per-use basis, text messages are 20 cents, while picture and video messages cost 30 cents.”

More info: iPhone User Guide
Source: AppleInsider

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