1. jetsetrez's Avatar
    New Windows Phone owner here, getting myself introduced to the OS before WP8 devices start hitting, and I had a question. Does the Live Messenger integration in the Messager hub only work over cellular? Because at work I have Wifi, but ATT signal is non-existent, and it kept saying it couldn't connect and wouldn't display my messenger contacts.

    I checked the sticky threads and searched the forum for tips, but couldn't find anything related to my question. I really hope it doesn't just work over cellular, because Live Messenger use was going to be my work around for not having iMessage anymore. :( Thanks for any help.
    07-06-2012 05:40 AM
  2. Bailey HD7's Avatar
    I've never actualy checked that before, as I prefer 3g most of the time. I just turned off the data connection and connected to my wifi, and can still chat with people on both MSMessenger and facebook through the messeging hub. I'm using an HTC HD7 but it should be a standard Windows Phone ability I would think.
    Hope that helps!
    07-06-2012 06:11 AM
  3. rc2080's Avatar
    I'm on a Lumia 900 and I can use messenger over wifi.. Did you check to see whether your workplace wifi might block messenger somehow?
    07-06-2012 06:42 AM
  4. JMS9129's Avatar
    New Windows Phone owner here, getting myself introduced to the OS before WP8 devices start hitting, and I had a question. Does the Live Messenger integration in the Messager hub only work over cellular? Because at work I have Wifi, but ATT signal is non-existent, and it kept saying it couldn't connect and wouldn't display my messenger contacts.

    I checked the sticky threads and searched the forum for tips, but couldn't find anything related to my question. I really hope it doesn't just work over cellular, because Live Messenger use was going to be my work around for not having iMessage anymore. :( Thanks for any help.
    I have been having problems with messenger on both my WP and PC's the past few days. Sometimes it will show windows live friends, other times it says nobody is online, both on my phone and PC. I haven't seen any FB contacts online the past few days either. And currently, Live.com web site is unavailable.
    07-06-2012 10:46 AM
  5. eric12341's Avatar
    Messaging works in all types of connection situations, WiFi 1G,2G,3G,4G whatever.
    07-06-2012 01:15 PM
  6. sdreamer's Avatar
    It works over any connection. One thing to note though, is that when battery saver kicks in you can't connect to messaging services. At least from what I have experienced. You can always disable this if you really need messenger at that time.
    07-06-2012 09:26 PM
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