Newbie Question Regarding IM Apps

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by Twitch043, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Twitch043
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    Hey, I searched around the forums and couldn't find anything.

    Do IM apps such as AIM or Trillian use data or texts when you message? I assume data because it's all through the application, but... I just wasn't sure.

    I also don't know if it varies depending on... I don't know, really. Haha. I know there's a difference between having AIM forward messages to your phone which DEFINITELY is texting-based, but...

    Regardless, Google is giving me varied answers, and I couldn't find much here.

    Thank you in advance!
     
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    using the actual clients; data. having them forwarded to your phone; texts.

    if it comes in a text, then its texting.