My phone updated a couple months ago and ever since my texts are using data. All my group messages are using data also and showing up on my bill as video/picture message. I have done nothing different than before the update and my data keeps going over now. What can I do?
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I have the same problem; I do not get group texts and photo texts unless I turn on cellular data. Sometimes I do not get plain texts unless my cell data is turned on. What gives here?
I've never had to turn the cellular data on or off since I got the phone (it's always been on) and never went over 2 gigs per month. I have been in a constant group message. Could this be because of the ios 8.3 update?? It started about the same time.
I tried turning off cellular data and not one text came through regular or group. I am using standard text and iMessages both. The bubbles are blue and green. I am being billed data for regular text messages but they are showing up as message/video messages. What is a third party app??
Data is required for all iMessages and any Text messages that are long or contain any graphic items since they are then are sent as MMS, which will only go over cellular data. Additional, group text are also sent MMS from the data I reviewed.
Do you have wifi to connect to? That will fix your iMessage issue with data off but not MMS messages.