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I have a W385 with Boost Mobile Unlimited. Up until a few weeks ago I was unable to send MMS messages. I called boost and all they asked me to do is go into Settings/Tools > Data Services > Update Data Services Profile. The phone is still unable to update. They said it was a problem "with the towers in my area" and there was nothing they could do about it. After trying to send an MMS I get the error "Cannot send message due to network issues, retry now?". This is really irritating due to I was able to send picture messages before with no problem, and then out of the blue I'm screwed. Any help will be much appreciated because I have searched every single forum I know of and haven't found anything.

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I know that to actually send and recieve MMS, it depends on the configuration settings from your sevice provider so if what they asked you to do, did not work, then I suggest that you take the phone to them personally so that they configure it themselves for you. If there is any other mistaken changes by you, they should be able to find out and correct it for you.

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