T-Mobile Max attachments?

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  1. CharismaticNerd macrumors regular

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    When I go to send an MMS I can only send 2 pictures per message, but with straight talk I could send like 4 a message, so is there something I should edit in order to gain more max attachments?
    iPhone 5 On t mobile iOS 6.1.3
     
  2. RotaryP7 macrumors 6502a

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  3. CEmajr macrumors 601

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    Wow I just tried it and you're right it maxes at 2. I never noticed before because most people I text have iMessage. This is pretty strange. I remember when I had AT&T I could attach like 5 pictures. Wonder what's causing this.
     
  4. Applejuiced macrumors Nehalem

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    Nothing you can edit on the phone itself, its a carrier restriction on their end.
     
  5. midnightMachine macrumors member

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    For the two who tried, which T-Mobile services do y'all have?
     
  6. bozzykid macrumors 68020

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    The restriction comes from the 14.1 carrier update that added support for T-Mobile. There is no way around this restriction unless you jailbreak or don't update your carrier file.
     
  7. CharismaticNerd thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ah man thank for that that's irritating! Why would they do that?
     
  8. tardman91 macrumors 6502a

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    Probably to keep the size of messages sent at a certain level. Just send extra messages. They're unlimited after all. It's not really that inconvenient.
     
  9. RotaryP7 macrumors 6502a

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    I mean I guess it's more work but just send them separately. AT&T restricts me at 9. I rarely send more than 2+ at the same time anyways.
     
  10. Primejimbo macrumors 68040

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    I only send 2 at a time anyways, because I can't stand getting 4-6 pics at once. I don't know why, but it bugs me.
     
  11. darricksailo macrumors 601

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    what is the work-around if the device is jailbroken?
     
  12. CharismaticNerd thread starter macrumors regular

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  13. bozzykid macrumors 68020

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    You have to use a custom carrier bundle that changes this setting.
     
  14. CharismaticNerd thread starter macrumors regular

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    How??
     
  15. Mrbobb macrumors 601

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    NOW I understand why my coworkers phones keep beeping and they are constantly check it out. WHAT THE HECK ARE THEY DOING AND HOW MANY "FRIENDS" DO THEY HAVE and is that stuff THAT interesting? ;)

    Don't MMS me, am on a metered plan, your MMS is gonna cost me $2. :p
     

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