Interesting, you can send MMS messages without wifi or mobile data? I'm not sure how that would work. Magic, I guess. With the newer More Everything Plans, users have unlimited Messaging, including sending and receiving MMS. MMS data doesn't count against your main data plan, but is provisioned from your messaging data, which is unlimited. Good. So I just realized yesterday that my phone (L520 WP8) can't send or receive MMS without turning Data Connection on. I don't have any mobile data plan so when I turned it on, my phone randomly accessed the internet and I had to pay much for it. But I found (okay maybe many of you already know this, or thought about this) a way to allow only MMS to work without the fear to paying for unwanted. If you want to use MMS without purchasing a data plan, you may wish to apply the data block so your phone can ONLY send and receive MMS data to /from the cellular network. You can share photos via email, or Apple Messages while connected to Wi-Fi, without using the cellular network Text Messaging does not require data and MMS will not work on wifi. The iPhone is the only exception to that rule as it can send both text and MMS over a wifi connection using iMessage unless you are using a 3rd party application. (PLEASE NO INTERNET LINKS TO APPLICATIONS). Just another day in paradise.... So this is my first iPhone, and i only have one problem. On my old Galaxy could send and receive pictures through text message without having to turn on mobile data. But with my new iPhone 7+ I have to turn on cellular data first to either receive or sent a picture message. Is there any way to have it automatically do that, or do I have to suffer
Re: Sending mms messages without data switched on. You actually NEED Data switched on for MMS to work. Both MMS and Internet require Data to be switched on on a pixel 2 phone. there is an option to toggle send and receive MMS when data is off you can see it from Settings>Network This means you can send and receive MMS without manually turning mobile data on I can't find this functionality to non-pixel android phones. norwood451 posted on January 16, 2021 @ 00:11 UT No, data is not required to send or receive MMS, but data must be turned on. You also need to have correct APN settings, so make sure your APN settings are correct. I am not a mod. Do not send me private message with your personal info. If you need to contact PM, create a Ticket If not, turn it on to enable mobile data & Wi-Fi at once. Note: Make sure that your data pack is active and has sufficient data balance. Oftentimes, even after turning the mobile data on, users are unable to send or receive MMS, due to insufficient data. 6. Try to send or receive MMS now. If you still can't send MMS over WiFi, move to the. . apn settings are epc.tmobile.com. MMS settings are quite simple actually. Look up the APN settings for your network, and under APN type, put in mms (without quotes). It works perfectly for me. No data plan, can receive MMS. Never tried to send as it costs 50 cents a piece
My Mum is able to receive and send MMS messages without a data plan here on Rogers Canada. It's weird cause she'll get messages from Rogers saying that she needs a data plan yet she is texting to everyone without a data plan. (she only uses the phone. No browsing etc.) It does say MMS so I.. VM in other countries operates much differently than in the US. You could try calling them to find out. You might get charged for the data for MMS if you don't have a data plan, in the US you have to use mobile data to get the MMS. This might be different in Canada (hopefully ) #4. agentc13, Jan 11, 2012 Sending and Receiving MMS without data plan, Unlimited text, picture and video messages from Canada to Canadian, U.S and international wireless numbers. These apps require an internet data plan on your smartphone or Wi-Fi to send the text and media files. Maybe your x2 had that feature. It is the other apps or phone functions which attempt to. Unless t-mobile decided to allow people to send out MMS without a data plan on an ANDROID phone then the plan is still required. I currently have the Nexus one and 2 months ago I was not able to send MMS without a data plan. I have a long history with t-mobile and i have seen all these changes that benefit their pocket Simply put most (all?) networks do not require a data plan to be active to send MMS. That being said, you will require to have a smartphone data plan on your account in order to send or receive Picture or Video messages. 04-16-2016 08:56 PM - last edited on 04-16-2016 09:48 PM by RogersZia
Dumbphones that do not have a data plan can connect to the data network, send/receive the MMS, and disconnect. Apple made no such provision for that with the iPhone since they assume people will get the data plan and be connected to the data network anyways. Click to expand... Data plan != data connection On all of them it was possible to send/receive MMS messages without a data plan or with data turned off on the stock android, but after installing Cyanogen on those phones it was no longer possible Alright, I have a G1 with no data plan. I have not been able to send or receive MMS and I've been told that it is impossible to receive MMS without it. This Morning I got a picture message from a friend and I was able to open it! Then I received another one and that one also opened Yes, as long as you are using the carrier's messaging. This means using SMS - text only. If you add pictures or video, that switches it to MMS, which does take a minimal data connection. SMS is transported over the control channel, so it works as. Yes, it is possible to send/receive MMS on an iPhone 3G/3GS without a data plan. Like the above poster said, the data used when sending/receiving an MMS is from a different channel. Sending an MMS will cost you 0.50 cents per message. Make sure that no data blocks are on your account because this will prevent you from sending/receinvg MMS
To the Great State of Texas - iMessage does not require a data plan to send iMessages, but it requires data access (even though it doesn't use the data volume, it needs the platform) - i.e. a viable Edge or 3G or 4G or WiFi connection. If Data Roaming is turned off, the data access is also turned off . Messages are considered texts and don't count toward your data usage. Your data usage is also free when you turn on chat features. Learn how to turn on chat features (RCS). Tip: You can send texts over Wi-Fi even if you don't have cell service
Unlike a basic dumbphone that can send MMS without a data plan, the iPhone 3G/3GS apparently uses some kind of Data specific string to send MMS. To me, this does not make sense at all. MMS and Data are separate services that should work so long as each individual service is added/enabled, but apparently, the iPhone 3G/3GS is the exception MMS will work without a data plan so long as data is set up correctly. Look up your carrier's APN settings online and make sure your phone is set up correctly. For example, T-Mobile's settings are here: Support: APN settings for data and picture messaging (MMS): Android but ignore the line about make sure there are no dashes in the phone number Hello, I have a Nexus 5 with T-Mobile. I have a messaging plan (Simple Choice), and I can send SMS just fine without data. However, I cannot seem to send MMS without a data connection. I tried using Wi-Fi to send MMS via Hangouts, but it does not work. When I turn data back on, the MMS sends. Just wondering if I need data to send/receive MMS You do need a data plan to send and/or receive MMS, but not for text. MMS are carried on the data side (GPRS/EDGE), and, without a data plan, 'data connection refused' shows on your screen and you are unable to access the 'net in any capacity - even to receive MMS's. to clarify on what you said, according to att you need a blackberry data plan.
Android MMS requires a data connection from the cellular carrier. Text Messaging does not require data and MMS will not work on wifi. The iPhone is the only exception to that rule as it can send both text and MMS over a wifi connection using iMessage unless you are using a 3rd party application There are 2 possible caused if you are having trouble sending an MMS message or if you cannot use data on your phone: Data is disabled on your phone. Check this in your settings. It's possible that your handset hasn't automatically detected the correct APN settings. You can click here to find out how out what the APN settings should be. Different handsets have different settings so you may. Also its worth noting that your data does NOT automatically turn on/off when sending/receiving MMS messages; data is simply only allowed for MMS service without allowing data for all other usage such as internet. - moo Dec 25 '20 at 23:4 Because it works in a fundamentally different way from SMS. MMS messages are built using a special mark-up language called SMIL; so this is a bit like an HTML page that can represent graphics and text. This page of data is then sent to the MMS ser.. iPhone - If connected to WiFi, group text and picture/video messages can only be sent to other Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac, etc.) using iMessage. If you do not have cellular data (and are not connected to WiFi) and have iMessage turned on, normal text messages will not be able to send or receive. You must disable iMessage for regular.
1. Go to Settings > Data Usage and ensure mobile data is checked and there is no data limit blocking you. 2. Go to Settings > More systems > Mobile systems > Access point names and ensure that the MMS settings from your Carrier in your APN. Pic 4.samsung message center; Method 2: Activate Data Plan. If you can't send picture by message on. A tablet is not a phone, so it cannot send sms/mms without having a device to send and receive for it. Buying a T-Mobile tablet will cost you monthly for the device payments, and even if you bring your own, you still have a $20 line access fee. The line comes with a min 2GB for $20. So, having a tablet for data only is useless to you MMS have always used the data capabilities of your phone, even before Smartphones as we know them today. While their internet functions were more limited they did still have network connections, including the ability to send and receive data. To clarify on this though, while it does use data the amount is very small
When sending MMS and using the native texting app for your device, you'll need to have cellular enabled and Wi-Fi disabled. This only applies to sending actual data files such as pictures, audio, gifs, etc. This does count towards the monthly data consumption for the service line It stands for Multimedia Message Service. These messages can carry video and audio clips. They're similar to iMessages, but you can send them from and to non-Apple devices. In general, you won't be able to send MMS messages without a data plan, even if you're connected to your home internet through Wi-Fi. If you want to send a media. 3. MMS Pack Add-on* Get unlimited MMS added to your plan every month. This pack will auto-renew at the start of your bill cycle. You can opt-out at any time through My Dodo. *Please note that you will need data in order to send an MMS Picture and video messaging details. Picture and video messaging uses Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) to send and receive audio, video, and picture messages. To use picture and video messaging: You must have a picture and video messaging-capable wireless phone. You must be on an LTE or GSM network supporting GPRS transport
The zero-cost plan from Shaw Mobile does not include data. > The TELUS iPhone can send messages using iMessage . That message is sent using data through the Telus network, or over WiFi, if your device has a WiFi connection to the #TELUS WiFi network. > The Shaw Mobile iPhone cannot send messages to this number, get Not Delivered messages With a VoIP service, you can start sending SMS and MMS messages without needing to use your personal cell number. All you need is an internet connection to get started. And with OpenPhone, unlimited SMS and MMS in the US and Canada comes standard with every plan, so you don't have to worry about overspending on MMS When I send a message from an outside source to the phone/watch it shows up on the phone and in iMessage on the Macbook Pro / iPad Pro but does not show up on the watch. EDIT #3: More talking to AT&T who still cannot solve the issue, but it is now back to an inability to send or receive when using the cellular plan
Like many others here I started having issues sending/receiving MMS (group messages or picture messages) with my Galaxy S8 last year. When it started last year I had to change the network settings (from Automatic to CDMA) and reboot to send/receive MMS and then reset it back, a few month later, I only had to turn WiFi off to send/receive MMS from anyone using the phone's Messages app International Calls, International MMS and Roaming Data/Voice/SMS are not available on the Circles.Life 8GB Monthly Plan. Fair use policy: Our Fair Use Policy's purpose is to ensure Circles.Life can continue to deliver quality mobile services to all our customers. It guides our customers so that you don't use our services in a way we deem. Data overage while in the U.S. will be charged at Canadian overage rates of 10¢/MB. 100 FREE US SMS Texts sent from the U.S. to any destination. 30¢ per each additional sent text message. MMS data charges are extra while roaming. Share Plans Share Plans require a minimum of two lines and a maximum of ten lines When roaming, MMS usage is billed the same as the rest of the data due to roaming partner billing differences; File size limit, the maximum number of attachments, picture quality and video length can vary from one device to another. Usual limits for MMS are between 600 KB and 3.5 MB per photo and 600 KB or 15 seconds per vide
Open the Settings app. Tap Network & Internet. Tap Mobile Network. Tap Advanced. Tap Access Point Names. Here you you see a list of APNs associated with your SIM card. If you don't see any, hit the menu icon in the top right hand corner to then New APN add a new one. Follow the instructions for your telco, and then tap the menu icon in the top. You can also call (833) 528-1380 or click here to chat with a Gen Mobile Customer Care representative 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST, 7 days a week, if you need help checking your device compatibility. Note: Your device must be unlocked, free from contract, and paid off before bringing it to Gen Mobile I am using a SIM from my daughters phone and would like to let her have my iPhone 3G without the data plan. Then I deleted the custom profile called fakeapn and then the 3g Icon disappeared and now I do not have internet. There is an E at the top which I believe stands for Edge network. I can send MMS and make calls as needed
Default,supl,mms Note: This entry is set as the default and should not need to be modified: Note: Do not leave any spaces when entering default,supl,mms for services used on APN. When an application accesses the network, it provides an APN type when it requests access for data. If default,supl,mms is not an option, choose the internet&MMS. We will send you a text message when you reach 50% of your 3G data limit, and again when you have used 100%. This text message will include a link to buy a data Service Pass, if you want to use more 3G data. You will need to have enough funds in your account to pay for the Service Pass. You can also continue to use data at reduced speeds of up. I'm having the exact same issue. My Wifi and mobile data are both turned on. When trying to send or receive an MMS, the 4G symbol will show up for a few seconds while trying to send the MMS, but ultimately fails each time. In order to send or receive the MMS I have to manually turn off the Wifi and re-send the message. Very irritating
Erictronik: Access Point Names APN CANADA Bell Virgin Telus Koodo Rogers & Fido in setting up your phones to send and receive MMS messages without having to pay for a data plan. You will have to know just how to get access to your particular phones APN settings -- although the site does provide step by step general directions No data plan. $3 text plan (Includes 30 text messages sent, unlimited received text messages. Each additional text message sent will be charged .25¢). To send a text message with a photo attachment (or photo inserted into the body of the text message) to an e-mail address... Data setting is turned to on MMS - multimedia messaging service - allows you to send pictures and other media via text, as well as send longer texts. If you have a limited data plan or poor internet connection, and iMessage. I have a 3GS on att go phone. I was able to change my apn with tmobile sim but still unable to send mms. Do I keep data enabled or no with these new settings? I just have 250 min/unlimited text plan. Just want to be able to send mms..not looking for data except via wifi
Using SMS, you can send a message of about 160 characters to another person. MMS stands for multimedia messaging service. With an MMS, you can send a message that would include pictures, video, or audio content to another device. MMS usually require a data package. MMS messages are delivered in a completely different way from SMS messages After doing these, go to Home screen and try to send MMS again. Method 3: Check Whether Mobile Data Is Turned On Or Not. It's very important to check whether the mobile data is switched on or not. Here are the steps to see: First, open Settings on your phone; Then choose Connections > Data usage (For lower Android version, go to Settings. Galaxy S8 can not send/receive MMS or use mobile data. For nearly a week I have not been able to use my mobile data or send/receive MMS. I have tried resetting the phone, clearing caches, using the ##72786# reset, and resetting the network. Nothing is working and I am missing important messages from my employees and vendors People may be sending text messages via email, but they are doing it from their mobile phones, if at all. And text messages today are cheap. Many of the cheapest data plans come with unlimited text messages built in to the plan. However, data is not cheap (check out my article on how to cut data usage on iPhone & Android). And with free text. If the above two steps doesn't solve the issue and you are still not able to send, receive or Download MMS on your Straight Talk Phone, you can try downloading the GO SMS Pro APP, which seems to solve the issue for many people having this problem. This app also gives you additional features such as auto-reply, 800+ emotions and it's completely Free
MMS lets you send and receive multimedia files such as images, audio and video. Sending a multimedia file is a separate charge from your regular text messages even if you're on unlimited text messages. A Spark Mobile text-capable handset. It's FREE to receive text or photo messages on your Spark mobile in New Zealand - Check if there are any data restrictions set for 3G/4G/LTE data usage. - Check the mobile data has been switched on. If it hasn't been turned on, you will not be able to send or receive any MMS. - Reset the data network. - Check if the SIM card is from another network If the phone or recipient has no data plan or service plan, the device will not be able to send or receive any pictures without a wi-fi connection. Troubleshooting iPhone Not Sending Picture Messages. These steps apply to all iPhone models running all versions of iOS, it does not matter which device or version is running on the phone
Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS. There are a few reasons why your smartphone/device might not send or receive SMS and MMS messages: No connection to mobile data. Issues with the Messaging app. 3rd party apps not working properly Redownload the MMS message. There are only two reasons why you can't access a downloaded MMS message. The media included is either corrupted, or you can't open it with your current app. Thankfully, the easiest solution for the first problem is to redownload the MMS message.Although, if your MMS still won't download even after trying out the steps above, there may be a problem with your. Yes, iMessage service is free for sending images or attachments through the service. However, when you are using iMessage on a data plan, you may be charged for a data plan. But there is no MMS or SMS charge involved when you are sending photos, GIFs, or attached files With a SMS, you can send a message of up to 160 characters to another device. Longer messages will automatically be split up into multiple texts. Most cell phones support this type of text messaging. MMS, or Multimedia Messaging Service can be used to send longer messages and/or pictures, video, or audio content
For iOS 8 and below - Go to Settings > Cellular > Make Sure Cellular Data is enabled the go to. Cellular Data Options > Cellular Network. Or. For iOS 9 or above - Go to Settings > Mobile Data >Make Sure Mobile Data is enabled. Now Tab on Mobile Data Options > Mobile Data Network. And enter the following information: APN: ccdata. Username. To use SMS/MMS on an iPhone, you need a text-messaging plan. Contact your wireless carrier for more information. You can also set up your other Apple devices to send and receive messages from any Apple device. If Wi-Fi is unavailable, iMessages will be sent over cellular data. Cellular data rates might apply On Apple phones go to Setup > General > Network > Mobile Data. First, the user should delete old APN settings and then restart phone. Next, they need to enter new APN settings, save it and restart the phone again, and that should be it. APN settings for iPhone can be accessed if you go to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network, then tap.
Lastly, make sure that your data plan has not expired. It is worth mentioning that unlike SMS, MMS requires mobile data to function. Your phone probably won't support it if mobile data is kept off. Make sure to turn it on before sending an MMS There is another factor about MMS. MMS functions do not run well without the provider's network. Try to back in the provider's network and attempt again if you are unable to send MMS. 2. Check the Device Signal Strength. People often face this problem and think wrong. Sometimes you are connected to the cellular data but you are unable to send MMS I have data in my plan! Home ALSO you do need have mobile data in order to send/receive MMS. 11. So I decided to put the sim card in my old Nexus 5 and it worked just fine, I was able to send and receive SMS and MMS without delay after changed the APN setup for Fizz. After 24 doing tests and everything working fine on Nexus 5 I put the.
The service is based on SMS, but adds those features. Standard MMS messages can support videos up to 40 seconds long, single images or slideshows, and audio clips. Using MMS, the iPhone can send audio files, ringtones, contact details, photos, videos, and other data to any other phone with a text messaging plan In order to be able to send and receive multimedia text messages you should have mobile data in your plan. You can adjust your plan to add data. This change comes into effect at the start of your next billing cycle TruConnect APN Settings For Android, iPhone & MMS. TruConnect APN settings in this article will allow you to use the internet and sending or receiving MMS without any hurdle. The internet and MMS services of this network are fast, just like other networks. Now you would not have to wait for the website to open or the pic to download due to slo data: on; wifi: off, data: off; wifi: on, data: on; All to no avail. It just won't send. However, I can browse the web without any problems using my data plan (no wifi) and I have assumed that data and MMS are somewhat tied together in a way. So since data is working (it's even on an HSDPA status based on my signal bar), why won't MMS work Regrettably, without this, your handset will be unable to send MMS messages, and will display as failed upon trying to send them. (Resulting message can differ depending on the handset in question). We do have low cost options for customer who wish to take advantage of a smaller amount of data along with a pool of monthly phone calls