Can’t Send or Receive Picture Messages on Samsung Galaxy S6

If you can’t send or receive picture messages on Samsung Galaxy S6, your phone’s settings might have been set up incorrectly. Make sure to check it under Settings > Mobile Networks. For further details about this problem, read further and find out more information. 

There are still users who prefer using picture messaging options on their device. It is one of the oldest methods to exchange photos with your loved ones. Before the birth of social media apps, MMS features on smartphones were mainly used to send these photos. 

Internet connecting through WiFi or Cellular data is needed for you to be able to send picture messages on your device. As long as this service is active on your carrier provider, there should be no issue on sending or receiving picture messages on your Samsung Galaxy S6. 

If you’re one of those who can’t send or receive picture messages on Samsung Galaxy S6, follow the recommendations provided below. 


Here are a couple things you can try to fix this issue:

  • Power off your device completely, then power it back on.
  • Make sure you have a network connection (if you have No Service click here).
  • Go to Settings > Data Usage and make sure mobile data is checked and there is no data limit blocking you.
  • Note: You NEED a data connection on your Samsung smartphone to be able to send or receive picture messages (MMS). If you have a data block with your provider, make sure to contact them to remove it.
  • Go to Settings > More networks > Mobile networks > Access point names and make sure you have your Carrier selected (For all APN settings click here).
  • If you are still not getting any internet from your data connection, contact your network provider.

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