Skip navigation

Just got a new iphone 4s and having messaging problems

344 Views 12 Replies Latest reply: Nov 24, 2013 12:33 PM by wgomolka RSS
wgomolka Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Nov 22, 2013 10:04 PM

Ok, so I had a dumb phone and finally decided to get into the smart phone world and bought a new iphone 4s. However I did not like how much some of the data plans cost, so picked out the cheapest one I could find. My reasoning being that I am constantly around wifi locations so much that when I want to use data I will just be able to connect to a wifi network. In addition, to make sure that I didn't go over my small amount of data per month I turned off data services completely and only use wifi. My problem is that when this happens other iphone users who send me a text when I am not connected to wifi network are not able to send me a text because I am not connected to data and therefore my imessage does not work. I thought that turning my imessage off  would solve this issue. But then I just don't messages from other iphone users at all.

 

So i guess my question is this: is there any way to completely turn off imessage so that whenever someone sends me a text no matter what device they are using, the message is sent to me as an sms text?

 

Thanks for the help

iPhone 4S, iOS 7.0.4

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.