1. ranlaw's Avatar
    Is there a setting to text via WiFi?
    05-29-2013 02:43 PM
  2. prodigy1814's Avatar
    No. SMS Texting is not a form of "data" usage and it uses your phone number on your carrier.
    ranlaw likes this.
    05-29-2013 02:49 PM
  3. Coffeeman's Avatar
    There is not a "setting", however, if you are a Google Voice subscriber, and have a Google Voice Telephone number, you can text and make/receive calls while on WiFi. The free Tapatone App (In the Market), also uses your Google Voice telephone number to text and make/receive calls.
    05-29-2013 07:28 PM
  4. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    Checkout the Message app by Verizon.... It works on tablets as well. It can work over wifi.

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    05-30-2013 06:56 AM
  5. MBM7881's Avatar
    Checkout the Message app by Verizon.... It works on tablets as well. It can work over wifi.

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    Where would i find this? Play store?

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    05-30-2013 10:10 AM
  6. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    Where would i find this? Play store?

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    Yes... search Verizon Messages in the Playstore. Works great. I use it on my S4 and Note 8.0 via wifi.
    05-30-2013 10:53 AM
  7. prodigy1814's Avatar
    Checkout the Message app by Verizon.... It works on tablets as well. It can work over wifi.

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    I installed Verizon Messages a few days ago for my phone and iPad. It worked well. BUT they spam you with messages that are ads!!! The messages don't even show up as their own thread. They're INSERTED right in the middle of your existing personal conversation. I immediately uninstalled. So dumb...
    05-30-2013 11:16 AM
  8. RLangerman's Avatar
    Facebook messenger and WeChat both have IM modes that only use data. The other person has to have the same application (Facebook Messenger or WeChat, but it does avoid all SMS usage and the data consumed for simple IM is trivial. I use this when overseas to avoid international SMS charges. In US I don't care as I have unlimited texting.

    I particularly like WeChat. It is a huge application in China (and within Chinese community in US) and has lots of great functionality including the ability to easily send "voice" IM's (short recorded messages).
    05-30-2013 12:29 PM
  9. chasescott66's Avatar
    Doesn't work for me via WiFi in the Verizon Messages, give me that no network can be found, that is with no network connection in my basement.
    05-31-2013 12:37 AM
  10. el viejo's Avatar
    I installed Verizon Messages a few days ago for my phone and iPad. It worked well. BUT they spam you with messages that are ads!!! The messages don't even show up as their own thread. They're INSERTED right in the middle of your existing personal conversation. I immediately uninstalled. So dumb...
    I've been using it since it became available, but don't get spam. Curious.
    05-31-2013 06:52 AM
  11. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    I installed Verizon Messages a few days ago for my phone and iPad. It worked well. BUT they spam you with messages that are ads!!! The messages don't even show up as their own thread. They're INSERTED right in the middle of your existing personal conversation. I immediately uninstalled. So dumb...
    I don't get spam either..... Hmmmm.

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    05-31-2013 10:24 AM
  12. anon9042797's Avatar
    08-23-2014 09:33 PM

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