When sending an mms in messaging do i turn on data and turn off wifi?

This is because MMS texts are a type of data. If you turn off WiFi, but not cellular data they will go through as long as you have a cellular connection. If you turn off cellular data and turn on WiFi they will go through as long as you are connected to a WiFi network that has Internet access.

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Does MMS use data or WiFi?

However, since MMS messages use an internet connection, you will need a data plan to send MMS messages and will not be able to send MMS messages via Wifi. To configure your device to get MMS message check out this post.

Do I need mobile data on to send MMS?

You would need to be within 30-100m of your intended recipient to even connect to them via WiFi. And the recipient may not even have WiFi. Go to Settings Messages and turn on iMessages. MMS will then work without mobile data.

Can you send MMS with data off?

No, MMS messages require a cellular data connection unless you are using a 3rd party app. On Android and Windows phones you'll need to download a 3rd party app and the person you want to send messages to will also need to be using that app.

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Why would i have to turn off wifi to send mms messages?

MMS goes through the cellular network, it will not go through Wi-Fi. If you're not getting MMS when Wi-Fi is on, then the Wi-Fi is somehow ...Can't send or receive MMS images while on WiFi - AT&T ...(SOLVED) UNABLE TO RECEIVE MMS VIA WIFI CALLINGTurning off WiFi to send pictures. | AT&T Community ForumsMMS does not work when Wifi Calling Activated - AT&T ...

Does mms use wifi or data?

MMS is a protocol for sending messages over mobile data, so how would using it over WiFi even work? You would need to be within 30-100m of your intended recipient to even connect to them via WiFi. And the recipient may not even have WiFi. Go to Settings Messages and turn on iMessages.

Can i send mms over wifi android?

MMS does not send through a data connection. It sends through a cellular connection. And for some reason, while using T-Mobile, and connected to wifi, with wifi calling enabled, MMS does not automatically send with the default T-Mobile APN setting. It tries to send through the wifi, resulting in a failed message.

How can i send text messages through wifi?

Sending SMS and MMS texts over WiFi is generally not possible using a smartphone's default messaging app. A third-party app bridging text messages over WiFi and onto a mobile carrier network is needed. Using a trusted messenger app is the more effective way to send and receive messages over WiFi.

Why can't i send pics over wi-fi?

My husband and I both have brand new Samsung Note 10s. While on WiFi, I am not able to send or receive pictures but he is.Can't send pictures via text at my house - AT&T ...Can't send/receive MMS on Wifi on Samsung ...Turning off WiFi to send pictures. | AT&T ...Unable to send/receive pictures while on wifi. - AT ...

Does messaging cost money?

To send iMessages, you need a data plan, or you can send them over WiFi. If you use WiFi, there's no cost, but if you use your cellphone's data, it's deducted from your data plan. Sending pictures or videos over iMessage can use a lot of data very quickly.

Can you text without service but with wifi android?

You can use WiFi calling and messaging any time that your phone has a steady WiFi signal. You can do so without a cellular connection, so even if your phone is not able to make regular calls, you can WiFi call/text as long as you have the internet. This allows you to bypass expensive cell phone plans.

Why do i need cellular data turned on to send receive mms?

It has to do with a MMS proxy that tries to avoid accidently sending over WIFI. MMS being an old protocol, part of the issue is authentication. With using their own specific app, they can authenticate(mobile data connection) the MMS protocol and the user attached, to be able to use over WIFI.

Can i send mms over wi-fi android?

MMS does not send through a data connection. It sends through a cellular connection. And for some reason, while using T-Mobile, and connected to wifi, with wifi calling enabled, MMS does not automatically send with the default T-Mobile APN setting. It tries to send through the wifi, resulting in a failed message.

Can sms texts be sent over wi-fi?

Sending SMS and MMS texts over WiFi is generally not possible using a smartphone's default messaging app. A third-party app bridging text messages over WiFi and onto a mobile carrier network is needed. Using a trusted messenger app is the more effective way to send and receive messages over WiFi.

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