Cannot send MMS on Nexus 4

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Hello everyone,

I cannot send a MMS on my Nexus 4. Prior to creating this post I went through other ones posted by individuals who had the same problem and from what I read, I understand that to send an MMS I need data (which I don't have). But even when I'm connected to wifi my MMS still won't send (I'm using the messenger app that originally comes with the Nexus 4). I noticed people mentioned tweaking the APN (?) but I have no knowledge whatsoever how to do so or even find it on my phone. I would greatly appreciate any help!
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Daniel Kim, Mobile Master

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I'm pretty that even when connected to wifi, you have to have data on to send mms.
I might be wrong though
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You cannot send MMS over wifi. It has be done over the mobile data network. You do not need a plan to access data. You just turn the mobile data connection on in your phone.

To find the APN: Settings > More > Mobile Networks > APN
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MMS requires a 3G data connection. It will not work through wifi.
Instructions for changing the apn are here:
But don't rely on this working perfectly on an LG. It works best on Samsung phones.
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Thank you very much guys!

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