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can't accept pictures through Wifi (Windows phone)

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by eclipse01, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. macrumors 68000

    I have a friend that when I send pictures to him he won't receive them until he is off wifi and back on data, does anyone know what that is?
  2. macrumors 604

    Jessica Lares

    Ask him to restart his phone? That's a bit weird. Is his wifi working okay to start with?
  3. macrumors 68000

    it is all wifi sources apparently
  4. macrumors 6502a

    You are probably best to ask on WPcentral.
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Are you talking about MMS's?

    Those get sent over your carrier, so they won't show up if you're on WiFi, same things happens with me on my iPhone (excluding iMessages)
  6. macrumors 68000

    why wouldn't they, can't phones run both wifi and data at the same time?
  7. macrumors 6502a


    Yes, but since MMS is a carrier function, it's carried over the carriers network (3G/4G)

    At least in my experience it's been this way.

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