1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Hi all,
    I'm running a Lumia 830 on Windows 10, ver: 10.0.10586.107

    Noticed a great feature I've been crying for.
    With my pay-as-you-play data plan, I didn't have a way to send or receive "free" MMS unless I turned on my "billable" data which background apps would jump on.

    Now I see this feature and wonder if it really is the answer to the problem.
    Can I actually leave my mobile data off and activate this feature (below) for MMS only?

    System - Messaging - SMS/MMS
    "Allow MMS if mobile data is off"

    Is it too good to be true? Anything I still need to concern myself with?

    I don't think setting an MMS APN is necessary, as this didn't solve my problem before and my carriers help desk was helpless.

    Thanks in advance,
    Gary
    02-26-2016 12:30 PM
  2. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Hold the phone... LOL

    I turned cellular data back on and still got a fail... The file I was trying to send was too large, most likely. It was 1 minute of video at 720P/30fps.

    So I turned cellular off and tried to send just a pic. Success. :D
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Gary,

    It does seem too good to be true.

    Here's what I did. Enabled that setting. Turned off WiFi. Manually entered SIM settings and toggled data to off. Opened Amazing Weather and hit the refresh button, got a confirmation that there was no data connection

    Turned WiFi back on and attempted MMS to someone. Failed to send.

    Sorry.


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    02-26-2016 02:17 PM
  4. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Hold the phone... LOL

    I turned cellular data back on and still got a fail... The file I was trying to send was too large, most likely. It was 1 minute of video at 720P/30fps.

    So I turned cellular off and tried to send just a pic. Success. :D
    ven07 likes this.
    02-26-2016 02:26 PM
  5. GaryOntario's Avatar
    RumoredNow,
    Thanks very much!
    Gary
    RumoredNow and ven07 like this.
    02-29-2016 10:01 AM
  6. GaryOntario's Avatar
    UPDATE
    Had the carrier turn data back on.
    I can send and receive the MMS with data on, however, when data turned off and "Allow MMS if mobile data is off" is on, it's a fail. :(

    Maybe this is one for the WP10 build team.
    ven07 likes this.
    02-29-2016 01:43 PM
  7. LoomeyTunes64's Avatar
    This feature works now. I have W10 M version 10.0.10586.420 on a Lumia 532 and am sending / receiving MMS's with my cellular data connection "OFF".
    06-28-2016 01:54 AM

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