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    Default iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    I am going to be picking up a used AT&T iPhone 4 today. What are the proper steps to get everything working with a Straight Talk AT&T SIM? Is there a "Everything you need to know" type thread for this you could point me towards? I do not know yet what version of iOS it has on it.
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    Default Re: iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    Have you looked on StraightTalk's web/customer service-support site?
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    Default Re: iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    I didn't see anything specific to the iPhone 4. All i saw was that they are now offering the iPhone (bought from them).

    Edit: Just saw this on their site:
    How do I update my iPhone APN settings?

    If you have an AT&T compatible iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 or 4S running iOS 4.0 or higher you may click on the link below and we can attempt to update your APN settings.
    This link may not work based on limitations and configuration settings you may have on your iPhone, please contact the manufacturer or point of purchase for further support regarding your phone. Your phone must be connected to Wi-Fi in order to continue.

    1 .While on Wi-Fi, open Safari and type in iapnupdate.straighttalk.com.
    2. Tap Install.
    3. Tap Install Now.
    4. Enter your pass code if prompted.
    5. Tap Done.
    6. At this point you can exit your browser, turn off Wi-Fi, and re-boot your phone.
    7. With Wi-Fi off, access Safari to ensure your data connection is working.


    Please note that this will not enable MMS (Multi-Media Messaging) and we do not support this service for iPhone customers.
    By clicking this link you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions iapnupdate.straighttalk.com

    Assuming that is correct, is their anyway to get MMS working?
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    Not with Straight Talk. Only pic messaging works to other iPhones is all you get. Only way to send pics from messaging is to send to the persons email account. SUCKS big time not having MMS to ALL phones
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    Quote Originally Posted by tharley46 View Post
    Not with Straight Talk. Only pic messaging works to other iPhones is all you get. Only way to send pics from messaging is to send to the persons email account. SUCKS big time not having MMS to ALL phones
    Glad I wasn't planning on using it as my main phone then...That does stink.
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    Default Re: iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    If you are running a jailbreak on your iphone, you can download tetherme tweak from cydia and that would let you access the APN settings menu, where you can enter following to get MMS working:
    Straight Talk mobile APN settings for iphone.


    Cellular Data
    APN: att.mvno
    username: leave blank
    password: leave blank


    MMS
    APN: att.mvno
    username: leave blank
    password: leave blank
    MMSC:
    MMS Proxy: 66.209.11.33
    MMS max message size: 1048576
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    Quote Originally Posted by ovalfastlx View Post
    If you are running a jailbreak on your iphone, you can download tetherme tweak from cydia and that would let you access the APN settings menu, where you can enter following to get MMS working:
    Straight Talk mobile APN settings for iphone.


    Cellular Data
    APN: att.mvno
    username: leave blank
    password: leave blank


    MMS
    APN: att.mvno
    username: leave blank
    password: leave blank
    MMSC:
    MMS Proxy: 66.209.11.33
    MMS max message size: 1048576
    Thanks for the help! Will try that later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mase123987 View Post
    Thanks for the help! Will try that later.
    Were you able to get it working?
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    Like I said before, MMS only works between iPhones while using Straight Talk. Will not send MMS to other non-iPhones. I called Straight a talk about this and they said what I just said. They said MMS is not compatible with anything except iPhones only. Buying iPhones from Walmart, I do not know about, not buying another iPhone just to test it. I did the jailbreak on an iPhone 4S and downloaded the tetherme from Cydia and changed the APN settings for Straight Talk and it does not work. Everything else works great. I send a lot of pics, so I'm not using iPhone on Straight Talk. Until they correct this, I will not use it.
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    iPhone 4/Straight Talk-imageuploadedbytapatalk1361386841.918163.jpg These are my settings

    iPhone 4/Straight Talk-imageuploadedbytapatalk1361386875.350847.jpg Just tested it with a friend that owns a nexus 4.


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    Last edited by ovalfastlx; 02-20-2013 at 04:41 PM.
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    Default Re: iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    iPhone4 on iOS 6.1.3? A friend gave me an iPhone 4 that I was going to activate on straight talk. I already have a StraightTalk account on an android phone( on AT&T ) and I was just going to put the sim in the iPhone4. I tried to do the T-Mobile Sim swap to get everything working, but to no avail. I can't get the cellular data settings to pop up. Does the iPhone4 need to be unlocked? Does the T-Mobile Sim need to have been activated? Please help!!!!!
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    iPhone needs to be unlocked for the straighttalk sim to work.
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    Default Re: iPhone 4/Straight Talk

    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch29 View Post
    iPhone4 on iOS 6.1.3? A friend gave me an iPhone 4 that I was going to activate on straight talk. I already have a StraightTalk account on an android phone( on AT&T ) and I was just going to put the sim in the iPhone4. I tried to do the T-Mobile Sim swap to get everything working, but to no avail. I can't get the cellular data settings to pop up. Does the iPhone4 need to be unlocked? Does the T-Mobile Sim need to have been activated? Please help!!!!!
    Have to have it unlocked


    Sent from my iPhone 5 from a galaxy far far away (in the USA ) using Tapatalk !

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