Which text application are you using? Do you have an active 4G or 3G cellular connection when you attempt to download?
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It's important to us that you are able to use any of your message applications with no trouble, colltorr02 and I'm happy to help you today. Let's take a closer look at the phone for an answer.
May we please have the make.model of the phone? Have you added any new apps or software updates before running in to this concern? Please clarify if this is occurring indoor or outdoors and we will be ready to continue assisting.
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