my plan has unlimited picture messaging but no data of my phone requires data to download the picture message will it cost me money?

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Corey G

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No it won't cost you money to receive that picture message as long as you don't have any apps that use data that are secretly running in the background because that's the mistake people make and when they get charged they think it was because of the picture message.
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So of I change my APN to just MMS and close multi tasking tray I'll be good? And even though the messages show up on my data usage I won't be charged?
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Can someone tell me what "APN" is - I want to use the picture text messaging but do not want to be charged for additional data accidentally
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LOL - Access Point Name --- still don't know how I can turn off my data from the phone so I can just send my picture texts though :(
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You can't. You need the mobile data in order to receive pictures.
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Thanks Myke -- this seems to be an issue on being in a position of having to suck up to data charges whether you want it or not :( -- and this is not a dig at Koodo -- love that company and all the support
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so if I disabled auto-updates for my apps and leave data on i should be good? i have unlimited msg but have noticed pictures won't come through without data enabled. But i have no data plan too.

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