I can only send/receive picture messages from other iPhones, not from a Samsung

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I can only send (and receive) picture messages to friends with iPhones, not to friends with Samsung's. My son has an iPhone and it works for him so I am not sure what the problem is with mine. My phone was unlocked using a sim, not sure if that's a problem. Any thoughts?
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Hi there Brenda... Make sure all the settings are the correct ones... Here is the link to set up your data and mms on Non-Koodo devices... Hope this helps...

http://koodomobile.com/en/ab/non-kood...
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I am going to give this a try later today, fingers crossed.
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Have you blocked your data and are only using WiFi?

You need to have your data enabled in order to send/receive picture messages to other regular smartphones. For being able to send/receive between iPhones, that's because iMessage can run off WiFi. If you were to disable iMessage, you wouldn't be able to send/receive pictures from iPhones either.
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Data is on and I have the same issue whether I am on Wifi or 3G. I have some suggestions regarding settings and APN, I'm going to give those a try today
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For my phone to send and receive pictures you need to have your data on (3G/4G)
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Data is on.
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Hey Brenda, by chance is it Imessage that's being used? As that will only work between Iphones.
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The iphone does have a separate switch to enable mms messaging. If that's off it could explain why you can send to iphones using imessage but not to any other devices. I think it's under settings->messaging.

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