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[Q] How do Apps send update notice without my phone having WiFi or Data?

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11th January 2014, 08:57 PM   |  #1  
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recently, i have noticed that my apps, mostly games, are sending me updates like what is new, play today and win this amount of coins, etc..

my question: how can apps send me updates without my phone having connected to Wifi and Data Plan?

im only paying $20 for voice only plan. and the service provider dont even charge me anything.

so how can these app send me updates?
12th January 2014, 06:17 PM   |  #2  
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i have my wifi turned OFF for about 15 hours.

data: i dont have any data plan.

so this is what i received even without Data or Wifi.



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12th January 2014, 07:53 PM   |  #3  
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Your screenshots are way too tiny to read.

I've never looked it up but I'd guess they're just built into the app's programming. I mean, your WIFI hasn't been off THAT long - you could easily received communication from the apps over wifi yesterday or 5 days ago that included information about sales and other stuff for the next month and programming to display these at certain times.
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i dont know why u guys cant see the pics, it is 1080p resolution, even proxy servers see it huge picture. anyway, i updated the above post, can u see it now?

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oh, so it means that they have included a timer like instance to send updates to devices.
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