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Send and receive pictures while talking on the Iphone 5s


Sep 23, 2013, 9:31 AM
With Verizon Iphone 5s, has anybody tried sending/receiving any pictures while talking on the phone?

Oct 1, 2013, 9:26 AM
Verizon wireless technology does not allow for simultaneously talking on the phone and data transfer.

AT&T does.

The only workaround I can think of is actually having wi-fi enabled and on a network.

Dec 4, 2013, 12:39 PM
Yeah, it's not going to happen. Verizons network operates on CDMA based technology which does not allow for the simultaneous transfer of data while on a voice call, unless you're in a wifi area. 🤣

This means if you have Verizon, then talk and surf is OUT. The same thing goes for Sprint and most prepaid networks. On TMobile it'll work to a certain extent, but not everywhere as their network is still rather IFFY. That being said, as Verizon implements LTE, they are actually moving towards becoming a GSM based operator, which means someday you'll be able to do it, just not yet. It'll probably be another 3-5 years at least. If you really need talk and surf, which is a legimately important feature for a lot of people, you're only o...

Apr 23, 2014, 11:29 PM
Ironically, you CAN talk and surf on a Verizon 4G LTE Android. I know because I have an iPhone 5s and a Galaxy s5.

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