Can I still receive texts with cellular data off iPhone?

Can you text without cellular data on iPhone?

To send a message as iMessage or MMS, you need a cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. To send an SMS message, you need cellular network connection. If you turn on Wi-Fi Calling, you can send SMS messages over Wi-Fi.

Do you need cellular data for iMessage?

SMS messages, on the other hand, do not require data, just a standard cellular voice connection. iMessage is an internet messaging service. You need an internet connection which can be cellular or wifi. With an android cell, I didn’t need a data plan to send a text message and it was free.

Do texts go through with no service?

SMS text messages will almost always go through regardless of how poor the signal might be at your current location. As long as your phone isn’t displaying the dreaded “No Signal” indicator your text will likely go through. Of course if your phone can’t detect any signal whatsoever, you’re just out of luck.

Why am I not receiving some texts on my iPhone?

What to do when your iPhone isn’t receiving messages. Your first step should be to restart your iPhone. Often, just turning it off and back on again can solve myriad problems with apps, network connections, and other technical glitches. Check your network connection to make sure that you have connectivity.

Why would a text message not be delivered on iPhone?

The obvious reason your message won’t deliver is because the recipient has no service. iMessage relies on an internet connection, so if no Wi-Fi or cellular data is available, it won’t appear until their phone gets a connection.

Why are my texts green instead of blue?

For green messages, the texts that are sent are compatible with a wider range of phones and receiving services than blue iMessage texts. Since Android and other carriers operate within the SMS and MMS standards of text communication, these green texts are more versatile in who they can reach with their texts.