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Old 07-17-2006, 09:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello guys, smashing forum this is my first post!

I recently bought a new 8707 as an upgrade to my current Vodafone contract and thus far I am very happy with it.

As I understand it the 8707 is able to send/receive MMS, reading through the small instruction manual with my unit it says simple go into SMS/MMS hit the side roller wheel and select compose MMS to send a Multi Media Message but this option isnt on the list compose SMS but not MMS.

Also I am not able to receive MMSs I have had a number sent to me but not one has come through to my 8707, if I remove the SIM and place it in my old Motorola V70 and send a MMS it comes straight though pointing the finger at the 8707 and not with Vodafone.

Lastly I am not discoverable on Bluetooth even when I switch Bluetooth on and set it to discoverable I am still unable to be found.

Do you guys think I have a faulty unit or are the little problems with me the operator, I look forward to some advice.

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I dont know the 8707 but the compose MMS option should be there. Call Vodafone tech support. That's my best advice.
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Not speaking to Vodafone, but my T-Mobile 8700g has a MMS service book. Is it possible MMS service is provisioned as well?
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For 8707v on Voda UK, MMS is not provisioned.
Don't know why yet, apparently at Voda UK's request (!), but this may not be true.
I am waiting for my contact to reach a high enough level to get an answer - tech support just say MMS doesn't work for them either.
Really helpful techs - aren't they

The best I have from Voda UK to date is "Yes, we are selling a product that doesn't do what it says on the box" (cue Ronseal .....
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For 8707v on Voda UK, MMS is not provisioned.
Don't know why yet, apparently at Voda UK's request (!), but this may not be true.
I am waiting for my contact to reach a high enough level to get an answer - tech support just say MMS doesn't work for them either.
Really helpful techs - aren't they

The best I have from Voda UK to date is "Yes, we are selling a product that doesn't do what it says on the box" (cue Ronseal .....
I'm stunned as I was standing in the Vodafone shop for 45mins on Friday while they tried to sort the problem out.

Somebody with a bit of product knowledge would be good, I cant help but feel a little short changed if this is the case concidering sending the unit back as I have the option after 14 days!

cheers!
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