1. MamaTooters's Avatar
    I currently do not have the data plan but was wondering if BeeJive or something similar would work? If it does even tho I don't have the data plan does it take from my minutes or text messages?
    09-20-09 03:30 PM
  2. JustinD2473#IM's Avatar
    it will not work without a data plan..
    09-20-09 03:31 PM
  3. Jancy10's Avatar
    It will work over WiFi, but without a data plan it will not
    09-20-09 03:34 PM
  4. Hankster's Avatar
    It will work over WiFi, but without a data plan it will not
    If the OPs info is correct he has a 8310 Curve which does not have Wi-Fi. Basically, you need a data plan.
    09-20-09 04:41 PM
  5. MamaTooters's Avatar
    Correct. I have the 8310 and no wifi.

    Do you know if I could get the unlimited text and im to be able to use yahoo and not have the data plan?
    09-20-09 06:18 PM
  6. LuvMyBB's Avatar
    The only times AT&T charges instant messages for data are:
    1. When downloading an IM client (e.g. AIM, Yahoo IM, ICQ, etc.)
    2. When updating an IM client
    3. When adding/removing/updating contacts
    4. When changing IM preferences
    5. BlackBerry Messenger is an exception - it uses data

    Bottom line: your IM's are treated as SMS messages except for BBM.

    EDIT: These are the rules for individual IM clients. For an all-in-one client like BeeJive, it may in fact use data and NOT be treated as SMS messages like the above.
    Last edited by LuvMyBB; 09-20-09 at 07:04 PM.
    09-20-09 07:01 PM
  7. LuvMyBB's Avatar
    Here is a link to AT&T's answer on how IM messages are handled: Answer Center | AT&T
    09-20-09 07:11 PM