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SMS doesn't work on no data plan without wifi

My son's plan doesn't include data but has unlimited SMS. However, SMS only works when connected to WIFI. Shouldn't the SMS work with the carrier regardless of data?

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Hi Stephen

If your son has an iPhone, be sure to enable SMS messages on his phone settings.

Regular SMS texts do not need data or WiFi
On the other hand, MMS and iMessages will require data and/or WiFi.

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Android phone maybe

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What is the phone model your son have ? Sms should work without wifi or mobile data. Have a nice day :)