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in Mobile Apps by Guru (29.5k points)
When i download pictures and videos from whatsapp it is understandable i get charged for it. My question now is am charged for receiving messages? If so how am i billed? if not, how come i do not receive messages when my balance is at its lowest?

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by Guru (31.2k points)
Whatsapp uses data...... Every in or out message on Whatsapp uses data... so yes you are charged for that.. Even refreshing your contacts on whatsapp charges you data...
by Guru (29.5k points)
so how is the billing done? Is it by number of words or what?
by Guru (31.2k points)
Nope its by the size of your message ie 100kb etc. eg if you attach an image size 50kb your message will probable be like 51Kb including the characters that you type.....
by Guru (29.5k points)
How then do i know if my message is too big?
by Guru (31.2k points)
Logic: if yu attach a big file then you will use more data
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by Guru (26k points)
Yes you are charged.

Whatsapp Messenger uses your phone's internet connection to send and receive messages, pictures, audio, video, location, and contacts.
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