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Topic # 107337 9-Aug-2012 15:13 Send private message

I turned on my cellular data for the first time in ages today, and I got a whole bunch of MMS messages which had been sent a week or more ago.  Are these not supposed to work without cellular data switched on?  Or am I being naieve?

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  Reply # 670121 9-Aug-2012 15:15 Send private message

naive

MMS is a packet switch data service so if it's off the service will not work




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  Reply # 670122 9-Aug-2012 15:16 Send private message

pedrogarcia: I turned on my cellular data for the first time in ages today, and I got a whole bunch of MMS messages which had been sent a week or more ago.  Are these not supposed to work without cellular data switched on?  Or am I being naieve?


To my knowledge, MMS only works via your mobile data provider.

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  Reply # 670123 9-Aug-2012 15:16 Send private message

MMS messages require the cellular data to be turned on - they cannot be downloaded by Wifi. However there is no data charge to retrieve them.




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  Reply # 670130 9-Aug-2012 15:22 Send private message

johnr: I am trying to figure out how the title of this thread is actually related to the question


I only clicked it to try and understand the question.




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  Reply # 670131 9-Aug-2012 15:23 Send private message

Thanks all.  Now I feel like a tit. 

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Reply # 670132 9-Aug-2012 15:24 Send private message

Paulthagerous:
johnr: I am trying to figure out how the title of this thread is actually related to the question


I only clicked it to try and understand the question.


Someone has edited the thread title so I removed my post




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  Reply # 670133 9-Aug-2012 15:24 Send private message

Ah now it is clear :)




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Reply # 670134 9-Aug-2012 15:24 Send private message

pedrogarcia: Thanks all.? Now I feel like a tit.?


Not sure what way to take that! LOL




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  Reply # 670137 9-Aug-2012 15:26 Send private message

pedrogarcia: Thanks all.  Now I feel like a tit. 


Well at least you have an answer :)




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