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Topic # 41761 22-Sep-2009 20:38 Send private message

I just picked up a Nokia 6120 Classic, nice little phone which works really but I'm having an issue configuring it to work on Vodafone.

I added the www Vodafone APN and have got that the browser to use that but I cannot change the server for MMS. Despite adding VF MMS to the APN list the only ones that will show in MMS settings are: TelecomContent, TelecomData and TelecomMMS. Both the Vodafone ones I have created show under the browser connection settings which makes me wonder if MMS on this particular model is locked down. Of course I can change the settings for TelecomMMS to the Vodafone but that is just going to be a pain when I have my XT Sim in 90% of the time.

Does anyone have any ideas or am I just overlooking something simple?




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  Reply # 257837 23-Sep-2009 15:10 Send private message

Bumping for attention. Love the mobile forums by the way, first time I've used them.




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  Reply # 257876 23-Sep-2009 16:43 Send private message

YOU NEED THE SETTINGS SENT to your mobile phone of this site : http://www.vodafone.co.nz/help/configure-your-mobile/

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  Reply # 257881 23-Sep-2009 16:58 Send private message

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  Reply # 257882 23-Sep-2009 17:08 Send private message

muncher12: YOU NEED THE SETTINGS SENT to your mobile phone of this site : http://www.vodafone.co.nz/help/configure-your-mobile/


No that's not what I want, I tried that and it overwrites the Telecom settings. I want the ability to be able to use both Telecom AND Vodafone Sim cards with full functionality.




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  Reply # 257884 23-Sep-2009 17:09

This is a Telecom XT phone? Does it operate on the right frequencies to work on Voda?



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  Reply # 257885 23-Sep-2009 17:09 Send private message

tonyhughes: ZOMG bradstewart is alive!!

We thought the NZCSS (New Zealand Council for the Safety of Sheep) had you assasinated!

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  Reply # 257886 23-Sep-2009 17:12 Send private message

friendlymonkey: This is a Telecom XT phone? Does it operate on the right frequencies to work on Voda?


Yes it works perfectly on Vodafone, that is SMS, calling and data. I just cannot change the settings to use the VF MMS APN. It seems to be locked to Telecom.




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  Reply # 257889 23-Sep-2009 17:39 Send private message

You can certainly set them up to work with Vodafone but it's a bit of a fiddle as you need to create the 3 extra settings and remember to set them up to associate when swapping sims.

Mine was happily running Telecom, 2Degrees, Compass and Vodafone before I took it to the shop (I actually wiped it as I handed it over in case they caught wind of my fiddling)


There is a blog post just around the corner for these:


In the 6120c..

menu > Settings > Phone sett > [Options] New access point and add these 3 setups

To get to the proxy areas

[Options] > Advanced settings

Leave all the other settngs as the defaults.





NAME:
VFNZ Gateway

APN:
"live.vodafone.com"

Proxy:
"172.30.38.3"

Port:
"8080"

Homepage/Bearer address
"http://live.vodafone.co.nz"

Authentication:
"Normal"


VFNZ PXT

APN:
"live.vodafone.com"

Proxy:
"172.30.38.3"

Port:
"8080"

Homepage/Bearer address
"http://pxt.vodafone.net.nz/pxtsend"

Authentication:
"Normal"


VFNZ Internet
APN:
"internet" or "www.vodafone.net.nz"

The "internet" one is preferred as this is unencumbered internet/mailserver access.

Proxy:

Port:

Homepage/Bearer address
"http://m.google.com" < Whatever you choose in here such as m.nzherald.co.nz

Authentication:
"Normal"

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  Reply # 257890 23-Sep-2009 17:47 Send private message

Sorry I cannot officially test as I do not have a Vodafone SIM but I just added these settings and assigned the MMS access under messaging > Message settings > MMS settings to VFNZ PXT and it accepted it no trouble.

Mine has just been reflashed with TNZ firmware and works fine so yours should too.

And HELLO Bradley! long long time no see.


Additional settings to remove annoyances.

Head into WEB and immediately press "STOP"

Options > Settings > General > [Access Point] (o) Always ask. [ok]

while you are at it, Turn off the "Mini Map" as it scrolls much faster without it.

Also change the [Tworld] right softkey under to "internet" or something else.

General Settings, Personalization, Shortcuts, "Right selection key" and presto, change it to something useful.



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  Reply # 257900 23-Sep-2009 18:39 Send private message

Hey thanks for those, I'll give them a try. I had created those three settings but I had managed to make a mistake with the MMS. How do you associate them with a sim card? Purely by changing the AP when the SIM is in or something different?




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  Reply # 257903 23-Sep-2009 18:42 Send private message

Well I got the Vodafone MMS to work. I had called the setting Vodafone MMS instead of VFNZ PXT. I womder if that had something to do with it.




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  Reply # 257916 23-Sep-2009 19:50 Send private message

You'd have to manually head into messaging and then change the settings each and every time the SIM is swapped, a pain I know.

As for the browser, set that menu so you select the AP every time it connects, select the obvious APN for what sim is inserted and what you are doing. The mms profile name shouldn't affect it but maybe it does, I just took apart the standard settings from my old Vodafone mobile that is now on 2degrees.

Glad I could help as most of the service providers are strangely quite vacant on these settings, especially in Australia.



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  Reply # 257928 23-Sep-2009 20:55 Send private message

Well thanks for the help, looks like it is all working perfectly. Swapping the MMS setting every time you change SIM can be a pain and if you are too slow you get the text telling you to head to PXT World. I really just picked up the VF prepaid SIM to take advantage of the free 100MB data.

Now if only there was a way to change the default browser to Opera Mini.





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