I have to use data to send a pic? Wtf?

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Why do i have to turn off wifi and turn on data to text a picture, even tho i have unlimited pic messaging. When my data is full, i have to pay extra to send a pic? That makes zero cents to me
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Walter Laskowski

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Wifi can always stay on.

To send an MMS, dta must be enabled.  MMS does not cost money, but it goes through the same data pipeline.  That is just how the technology works in Canada (all wireless providers).

You just have to watch out for data leakage from your other apps running in the background.  To prevent that, just connect to a strong wifi  connection and turn data on.  This will prevent data leakage