Not receiving texts on republic

I can’t seem to receive or send texts unless I am on wi fi. I have only unlimited talk and text on my plan. I believe I am correctly using google messenger. Help!?

Make sure you have turned on Cellular Data (under Settings/Data Usage) turned on … cell data is used for both call setup and texting (but it is not necessary to have Cellular Data, nor are we charged for it

If that is of no help, take a run through Troubleshooting Texting Issues

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