Quick Answer: How Can I Text An IPhone Without Using Data?

Can you send and receive texts with cellular data off?

If you turn off cellular data and Wi-Fi you can still send and receive SMS and make voice calls.

Why can’t iPhones receive texts from an Android phone over WiFi?.

Can you use iPhone without service?

The iPhone is a perfectly capable device without a service provider or usage plan. You can use your iPhone without any cellular service.

How can I use iMessage without using data?

Simply use an iCloud email address to send messages over WiFi. This is useful if you want to let your children “text” friends and family using an iPad, iPod, or old iPhone without signing up for a cellular data plan. Use with Androids: If you move from iPhone to Android devices, make sure to turn off iMessage.

Can I still text without data?

You can send and receive text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages using the Messages app . Messages are considered texting and don’t count toward your data usage. You can’t use SMS delivery reports with Google Fi. Tip: You can send texts over Wi-Fi even if you don’t have cell service.

How can I use my iPhone without using data?

Setting Up iPhone With No Data PlanFirst turn off data by launching Settings, tap “General”, tap “Network”, flip the “Cellular Data” switch to OFF.Now insert the old data free SIM card into the iPhone and wait a minute or so to get service.