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    Default Re: Does one need a data plan to send/receive images via Messaging?

    This is what I was thinking and really the only thing that makes sense to me. So I am assuming that your family uses iPhones as well?
    Quote Originally Posted by Parth Ghetia View Post
    So basically, unless your mobile carrier supports MMS over WiFi (T-Mobile branded phones, mostly) it is impossible. No exceptions. Not even an iPhone can send MMS over WiFi. Any media you send to another contact over WiFi would be using iMessage which is an Apple proprietary "whatsapp" service.
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    Default Re: Does one need a data plan to send/receive images via Messaging?

    Quote Originally Posted by ring o fire View Post
    This is what I was thinking and really the only thing that makes sense to me. So I am assuming that your family uses iPhones as well?
    My family? No, we're a Nexus family.
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    Default Re: Does one need a data plan to send/receive images via Messaging?

    testing a reply
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    Default Re: Does one need a data plan to send/receive images via Messaging?

    OMG THANKS!
    Using your instructions, for the first time ever I was able to view a picture message!

    For other tmobile users googling this...
    From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
    Touch Settings.
    Touch Wireless & networks.
    Note: This varies on different software versions.
    Touch Mobile Networks.
    Touch Access Point Names or APNs.
    Then enter this and click save in the upper right:
    Access Point Name (APN): fast.t-mobile.com
    MMSC Server: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
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    Default Re: Does one need a data plan to send/receive images via Messaging?

    Apple uses iMessage which is similar to AOL messenger, yahoo messenger, instance messenger, whatsApp, hangout, etc. They all use data (wifi, LTE). There are no size limit to your "texting " which is ba sickly IM.. But SMS uses the "signalling" to the cell towers. Old technology. Limited to only 160 chars per text. Integration between apple and android in group "text message" is a pain in the arse. Steve job is a genius marketing an old technology IM app as texting and apple users don't really care what's under the hood. Lol
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