Does it use data to receive pics on my Samsung U430(I know it is an ooooold phone :P)

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I have a canada wide plan(not including data).
Do I get charge for receiving pics?
I had 2 occasions in one month where I received pictures. one was charged and the other wasn't.
Why did this happenen?
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Is this a koodo phone?

Does it use a sim card?

What plan are you on?
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Yes. It is koodo phone with Canada wide 15 plan( no longer exist).
There is no sim card.
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okay so a cdma phone doesn't send picture messages the same way a sim based phone does so it doesn't use data the same way. However you would need the unlimited text and picture messages add on if you're finding you're sending over 50 txt or pic messages a month.i think It's 5$ if it's still offered. Otherwise it starts charging per message after 50.

I don't see the add-on listed so you may need to call in to see if it's still available.

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Oh,no. Sorry It is U 430, not 420.
Agh ,Can I edit Title?
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So,If someone send me a picture from non sim base phone there is no data use?
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That is correct! there should be no charge if it is a talk and text phone. However, since you have an older plan if you exceed the original 50 text messages, you will be charge. I highly recommend you switching to one of the new plans, they are way better than any of the old talk and text plans as they include unlimited texting, canada-wide, voicemail 10, and call display. The features you may loose is per-second billing.
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Thank you, Chad and Erwin.
One more thing,,, Is there any way to edit the title? This is so embarassing,,,
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Hi Ken, with an old plan -and if you don't have the Unlimited Messaging feature- incoming and outgoing picture message are charged 50ยข per event. You must probably have per-second billing and you would lose it if you change your plan but our current plans all include unlimited text & picture messages: http://koo.do/qqOCIX. As for the title of the post, I updated it :)

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