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Send/Receive over WiFi, no Data Service
psmorris
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Can I send and receive texts from my Galaxy S5 over wifi only if Verizon cell/data service is not available? If so, how? I have tried but it doesn't seem to work.

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Re: Send/Receive over WiFi, no Data Service
vzw_customer_support
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psmorris,


We appreciate the additional details.For ant of the text messages to go through they will need a data connection on your phone. However, it is good to hear you are using the Verizon Messages app. You may actually send/receive messages through your pc/over WiFi. Check out more here:

How To: http://vz.to/1iU65ep

FAQ's: http://vz.to/1TYf9QY


ChristinaM_VZW
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vzw_customer_support
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Psmorris, let's get to the bottom of this and get this resolved. Which message application are you using? What exactly happens when you try to receive/send a text when connected to wifi? Are you disabling data service or are you experiencing concerns with your service in a specific location? Please share. Thank you.
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psmorris
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I downloaded and am using Verizon Messenger+.  I'm in a building where I lose Verizon cell/data service but have a very good wireless internet connection.  When I try to send a text it just says Sending, but does not go through. I tried to disable data service, but it did not help. 

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Re: Send/Receive over WiFi, no Data Service
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

psmorris,


We appreciate the additional details.For ant of the text messages to go through they will need a data connection on your phone. However, it is good to hear you are using the Verizon Messages app. You may actually send/receive messages through your pc/over WiFi. Check out more here:

How To: http://vz.to/1iU65ep

FAQ's: http://vz.to/1TYf9QY


ChristinaM_VZW
Follow us on TWITTER @VZWSupport
If my response answered your question please click the _Correct Answer_ button under my response. This ensures others can benefit from our conversation. Thanks in advance for your help with this!!

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