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MIUI MMS Size Fix - 1.12.9, 1.12.16 (MMS Size Changed), 2.3.4a

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5th May 2011, 10:28 PM   |  #1  
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So, i got fed up with dealing with thumbnail MMS for TMOUS while using MIUI, and i dont believe using a different txt messaging app is a viable solution, thus, i took matters into my own hands and edited the UA in the messaging app to NexusOne.

!!!NEW CHANGES!!!
This uses the N95 UA and Uaprof for carrier compatibility reasons.
The MMS Size has been changed to 120000 per request from relldroid

I tested this on my own phone without any issues.


Based off of 1.12.16, 1.12.9 and the latest stable 2.3.4a

Simply boot into CWRecovery and flash like any other update

Let me know of any issues, and i'll try to help as much as possible
Thank you.


INSTRUCTIONS:

1) Download file for your chosen build
2) Save it to your SDCARD (root dir is the easiest)
3) Boot into CWM Recovery
4) Select "load zip from SDCARD"
5) Select zip file on SDCARD
6) Reboot
-6a) It can be considered safe measure to wipe the cache and Dalvik cache prior to rebooting. No harm no foul
--Alternatively, if you use Rom Manager, you can use that as well. That program works directly with CWM Recovery.

How-To for yourselves
Hard Method;
Req - SystemUI.apk, Framework.apk, MMS.apk (all from the same build, no mismatching) APKManager (google is your friend )
1, install APKManager
2, move SystemUI.apk -> c:\users\*your username here*\APKTool\
3, rename Framework.apk -> 1.apk
4, move 1.apk -? c:\users\*your username here*\APKTool\Framework\
5, move MMS.apk -> ~\apkmanager\place-apk-here-for-editing
6, run apkmanager from the installed directory (instructions of how to run it is with the download)
7, decompile mms.apk
8, within the \projects\ folder, there will be a folder labeled MMS, locate the xml file mms_config
9, edit the string userAgent -> NexusOne (other useagents can also work, NexusOne is a known working one for HD2 + TMOBILE)
10, once edited, compile, hit yes, then yes
11, follow the one screen instructions (it's straight forward)
12, rename the newly created apk unsignedMMS.apk (located in \place-apk-here-for-modding) to MMS.apk
13, place the new MMS.apk into the \system of your phone
14, reboot

Easy method:
Req - latest MMS fix
1, download my latest fix
2, unzip
3, unzip the mms.apk (treating the mms.apk as a zip file)
4, locate mms_config.xml
5, copy to the new mms.apk (again, treating as a zip file
6, move to \system of your phone
7, reboot

Use only the above instructions if you know what you are doing, I take no responsibilities in any damage/issues caused by the provided methods.
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File Type: zip MMS_Fix-1.12.9.zip - [Click for QR Code] (1.03 MB, 88 views)
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5th May 2011, 10:34 PM   |  #2  
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Are you on TMOUS? I'm having this problem myself....
5th May 2011, 10:36 PM   |  #3  
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Are you on TMOUS? I'm having this problem myself....

I am on TMOU, been trying to fix it all day, but now it's fixed
6th May 2011, 02:32 AM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by shrinex

I am on TMOU, been trying to fix it all day, but now it's fixed

could you upload the mms file you used? or post a link to the build you got it from

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6th May 2011, 06:15 AM   |  #5  
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could you upload the mms file you used? or post a link to the build you got it from

Sent from my HTC HD2 using XDA App

edited original post with both link and .apk file
6th May 2011, 02:37 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by shrinex

edited original post with both link and .apk file

thanks, trying this now... will report results shortly. really hope i can get this working, blurry mms is the only thing thats been keeping me from running miui. btw what miui build are you using?


EDIT: i tried this on NDT ginger miui 8.0 build, no luck. it says "application not installed" and there is no icon for messaging.
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Originally Posted by lowrider262

thanks, trying this now... will report results shortly. really hope i can get this working, blurry mms is the only thing thats been keeping me from running miui. btw what miui build are you using?


EDIT: i tried this on NDT ginger miui 8.0 build, no luck. it says "application not installed" and there is no icon for messaging.

Im using JW MIUI 1.4.29 -> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1050645

How i went about it is that i put the mms.apk in the root of my sd card using ES File Explorer (which supports system rw mounting) then copied the file into \system\app\, overwriting the original.
If you try to install it as a normal apk, it will reject it, since it's a system app
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Originally Posted by shrinex

Im using JW MIUI 1.4.29 -> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1050645

How i went about it is that i put the mms.apk in the root of my sd card using ES File Explorer (which supports system rw mounting) then copied the file into \system\app\, overwriting the original.
If you try to install it as a normal apk, it will reject it, since it's a system app

thanks for the reply, downloading JW MIUI now to try again. will report results


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still cant get it to work, looks like ill be sticking with CM7 roms

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7th May 2011, 04:03 AM   |  #10  
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still cant get it to work, looks like ill be sticking with CM7 roms

Sent from my HTC HD2 using XDA App

you even pushed it via ADB?

i'll see if i can make it flashable

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