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How do I get picture messages when I'm in my extended network area with an LG Decoy?
erin_153
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Group texts show up as picture messages, which I can't open when I'm outside the "Verizon network". I get an error message when I tried *228. Once I'm back in the "Verizon network", I can send/receive picture messages.

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Re: How do I get picture messages when I'm in my extended network area with an LG Decoy?
SuzyQ
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Extended network is limited.  You have basic phone and text (1x) service, but no cellular connection, which is needed for picture and group messaging.  As to how to get the messages when you are in "extended network"?  I think the answer is to wait till you are back on the Verizon network when you have a cellular connection again....

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Re: How do I get picture messages when I'm in my extended network area with an LG Decoy?
SuzyQ
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

Extended network is limited.  You have basic phone and text (1x) service, but no cellular connection, which is needed for picture and group messaging.  As to how to get the messages when you are in "extended network"?  I think the answer is to wait till you are back on the Verizon network when you have a cellular connection again....

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Re: How do I get picture messages when I'm in my extended network area with an LG Decoy?
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SuzyQ, thanks for helping us support our customers with information regarding the Network Extender. Click http://vz.to/1yA06mr for more information regarding trouble shooting the network extender device that will be helpful.

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