unlimited text include IM?


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  1. Chidori602

    Chidori602 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have the 34.99 unlimited data plus unlimited text, 700 minutes plus 5 favorites plan and three lines. I was wondering if IM (windows messenger) is included in the text or data. I am planning on removing the texts since I finally got my Google Voice invitation and can send free text messages. MT3G
     

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  2. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    i believe its part of texting
     
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    DKYang Well-Known Member

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    This is always a confusing question for some reason when I google it. The best thing you can do is use the app you plan to use for IM and see if T-Mobile records as text or not on my.t-mobile.com.
     
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    Chidori602 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    i found this app called nimbuzz, and apparently it doesn't use texts so i am in luck. i pay 160 dollars a month so 15 bucks off can help.
     
  5. hco.gurll

    hco.gurll New Member

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    yes

    source: own expierence. my mom changed my plan to only 1000 messages/month so i didnt text much and instead talked to my friends on IM and like the bill statement said 8,000 something 'messages!' i called a rep. and she said 'messenging' includes IM too. i was so grounded lmao
     
  6. RichieHD

    RichieHD Well-Known Member

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    Download an app like Nimbuzz or eBuddy. It uses data and not text. As for the girl above me, I chat with my Girlfriend and best friend all day everyday and didn't even come close to breaking 3000 messages. How did you text someone over 8,000 times?! Haha.
     
  7. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    daaaaaaam. 8000! lol.
     
  8. Raven198

    Raven198 Well-Known Member

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    That's nothing, so far this month my step-daughter has almost 12,000 texts.
    The most I have seen in a 30 days period from her so far is almost 22,000.
     
  9. Chidori602

    Chidori602 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    8000! 8000/5=$1600 where 5 is $1 for five texts. Thats about how much i pay in a year.
     
  10. jasnmb

    jasnmb Well-Known Member

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    The stock IM app uses text messages, but most other 3rd party IM apps, gtalk, and google voice uses data.
     

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