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Data charges-what does this include?

My son does not have a data plan. He has installed some Apps such as Instagram and Facebook on his phone, but only uses them when connected to free wifi at home and school. Will he still be charged for data usage? I am not clear about what falls under data usage...

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Userlevel 7
As long as he keeps data off on the phone he will be fine. Cellular data is different from WiFi. You can also put a data block on his account so he can't use it at all, but then picture messages won't work.
Userlevel 6
I would suggest that your son changes the setting on his app to only work in wi-fi if possible. That way he can stil have access to picture messaging.