Free texting apps
It doesn’t matter if you use Apple’s iMessage, Google Voice or a variety of third-party apps like TextFree, textPlus or WhatsApp, they all use your cellular data.
If you’re just sending text-based messages, then there’s really no problem.
Those are so tiny they don’t even budge the needle.12 Sep 2014
Does texting use up data?
By default, the iPhone sends text messages over your cellular network through a service called Short Messaging Service. While SMS messages don’t count against your data plan, your carrier charges for each message sent and received if text messages aren’t included in your plan.
Does Game Pigeon use a lot of data?
Since it uses iMessage it would use data — wi-fi if available, otherwise cellular data. Since it uses iMessage it would use data — wi-fi if available, otherwise cellular data.5 Jan 2017
What messaging app uses the least amount of data?
The 5 Best Messenger Apps with the Least Data Usage
- Zangi Safe Messenger. Let’s start with the app that uses the least data on voice and video calls without compromising quality.
- Facebook Messenger. Following global messaging app trends, Facebook smoothly turned its chat into a separate messenger service.
30 Jan 2017
Does downloading apps use a lot of data?
How much cellular data does downloading an app use? When you download the app, the cellphone doesn’t use data, it uses storage; and if the app requires wi-fi then that is when data is used. Most apps, if not all apps require wi-fi so as a result, you’re using data.12 Jul 2016