2 years ago my husband and I both purchased LG X Charge phones when we switched to Xfinity Mobile. With both Data and Wi-Fi turned off, we could send MMS. (These phones were on Android IOS 7.0) A few months ago we bought my daughter a Moto e5, again with her Data and Wi-Fi turned off she can send MMS. (Her phone is on Android IOS 8.0.0) My phone broke yesterday, went to the store to buy another. LG X Charge was no longer available, so I purchased an LG K30. (New phone is on Android IOS 8.1.0) Got it all set up at the store, then on the way home (with Data turned off and no Wi-Fi) I tried to send a group text (MMS). Was surprised to see that the upper corner of my screen said "No connection" and the message would not send - below the text box it said "Waiting for connection." After a day of "playing around" with every setting I can find (and comparing them all to my husband's and daughter's phones) the only thing I can determine is that I CAN send MMS over Wi-Fi if Data is off, and I can also send MMS with Data on. I CANNOT send MMS with both Data and Wi-Fi off like I could with my old phone. After reading suggestions above, I downloaded Verizon's Message+ from the Google Play Store. Unlike posts above, I can only send MMS with the Message+ app if I have my Data on (it won't work even work with my Wi-Fi). Customer service on the phone with Verizon was friendly but not helpful, she just kept telling me I had to have data on to send MMS. Curious to see if a resolution is found!
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