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    RedGBarn#IM's Avatar
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    Default Sending messages when offline - can it be done?

    have just moved from BB to iPhone
    On BBM (and therefore whatsapp) you could send a message when offline (eg: underground) and the message would go as soon as you got a signal
    Whatsapp on iphone doesnt seem to work like that (no signal = no send button) are there any apps that would allow me to do this?

    Thank you
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    Third party apps cannot run in the background, which is why what's app cannot do the task you want. It may be able to for a short period, as some apps can request an additional minute or 2 to complete a task but after that they are forced to suspended state.

    The stock messages app can do it; being an OEM app it runs in the background. But sometimes it will just say failed and you have to resend it.
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    jailbreakguy's Avatar
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    stock app can, but whatsapp cant.

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