turn data off and receive pic texts? Is it possible?

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I have a s2x. With 200 mb data. Would like to turn my data off to save battery and usage. But won't receive pic texts then. Is there a way to turn data off but still receive pic texts. Apn settings? Thanks!
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Thanks Timo. Will this turn off my data completely? I still want to be able to use data when I choose. Turn data off and on with a toggle. Leave it off when I want but still receive pic texts.
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With this done, the data toggle is actually set to on. To re-enable, I would edit the APN back to sp.koodo.com

It is only extra "p" that makes the data stop working as it is an invalid address
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Why would you bother editing the new apn? As I already stated below, the original working apn is still there. Just change back to it when you want a normal internet connection.
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I guess I should scroll all the way to the bottom :p

And read the posts haha
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You can't receive MMS if your Data is turned off, never
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Since the default apn on the s2x can't be changed, just switch back to it when you want to use data.
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is there an easy way to toggle apns. Instead of going into settings, more settings ,etc etc.
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Yea I wish cellphone maker would create a toggle to differentiate Regular Data and MMS Data. Unfortunately the best I do is create a shortcut to access that screen in my settings
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You can also get a widget from the paly store which is "Data Enabler" to be able to toggle Data ON and OFF , without having to touch your APN.
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If I turn data off i won't receive pic texts. I want to be able to turn data off but still receive pic texts. I'm starting to think I have to leave data on ALL the time.

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