Can't send picture messages from my S4, even with data enabled and on a data plan.

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I recently (April 2015) bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 on a Koodo plan and I haven't been able to send text messages with picture attachments.  I am on a data plan and have data enabled but it just shows the little 'loading' circle animation under the text message for an indefinite amount of time when I try to send it.

Any ideas?
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Jim Legs

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Mathieu, Mobile Master

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Check the APN settings and make sure they are correct:

Are you able to access websites using your data connection? Please make sure you are actually using your cellular network and not Wi-Fi. Also, did you maybe have a data block added to your account? You can check that in self-serve under the add-on tab
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Are you able to send regular texts ? I was having issues sending texts yestetday and same today. It seemed to work when I left my house but when I'm back I still can't send or receive anything. If it's towers than koodo needs to get their ass in gear as this is quite annoying.
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sandra mackinnon

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I have the same problem.  I can not receive picture text even with my data on.  HELP
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In your mobile network settings, try changing network type to WCDMA/GSM without the LTE then restart the phone.
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Jan Hope

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Hi Sandra is you phone Galaxy s4, as well?