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Topic # 95904 16-Jan-2012 16:19 Send private message

Hi I confess to being a little confuse by the threads up the top.  Can someone advise what settings I would need to change so that a Telecom Galaxy S could be used on the Vodafone network.

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  Reply # 569539 16-Jan-2012 16:54 Send private message

APN settings for PXT and internet




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  Reply # 569576 16-Jan-2012 18:39 Send private message

Be aware you won't get 3G outside urban centres where vodafone has 2100mhz towers..
(Their 3G extended network won't work on your phone)

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  Reply # 569603 16-Jan-2012 19:38 Send private message

Vodafone has quite a number of 3G 2100Mhz sites outside of urban areas






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  Reply # 569924 17-Jan-2012 14:29 Send private message

johnr: APN settings for PXT and internet


so 'internet.telecom.co.nz' becomes www.vodafone.net.nz ?

I see there is a message centre number in the phone but assume that needs to change and not sure where to APN for the PXT is?

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  Reply # 569933 17-Jan-2012 14:38 Send private message

tallmaninthecnr:
johnr: APN settings for PXT and internet


so 'internet.telecom.co.nz' becomes?www.vodafone.net.nz ?

I see there is a message centre number in the phone but assume that needs to change and not sure where to APN for the PXT is?


Correct the internet APN is www.vodafone.net.nz

PXT setting are here

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/topic/6060-android-apn-mobile-network-settings/







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  Reply # 571001 19-Jan-2012 20:47 Send private message

thanks JohnR that has been a big help.

The user is on prepay and does not want to pay for data at this stage (just Wifi) but it seems you have to have data on to receive Pxt messages.  Is there a way she will accidently use data if the wifi drops out even tho she has no data on her plan and consume her meager funds?

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  Reply # 571005 19-Jan-2012 20:56 Send private message

tallmaninthecnr: thanks JohnR that has been a big help.

The user is on prepay and does not want to pay for data at this stage (just Wifi) but it seems you have to have data on to?receive?Pxt messages. ?Is there a way she will?accidently?use data if the wifi drops out even tho she has no data on her plan and consume her?meager?funds?


Yes it is possible as its a Smart phone always online and it depends what is running in the back ground






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  Reply # 571016 19-Jan-2012 21:10 Send private message

johnr:
tallmaninthecnr: thanks JohnR that has been a big help.

The user is on prepay and does not want to pay for data at this stage (just Wifi) but it seems you have to have data on to?receive?Pxt messages. ?Is there a way she will?accidently?use data if the wifi drops out even tho she has no data on her plan and consume her?meager?funds?


Yes it is possible as its a Smart phone always online and it depends what is running in the back ground


Thanks mate, would I be right then in saying that if she turns packet data of it will prevent this possibility and the only downside will be not being able to receive MMS (which she could do if she wanted to by turning it back on)? 

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  Reply # 571025 19-Jan-2012 21:23 Send private message

Correct




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  Reply # 571085 20-Jan-2012 07:25 Send private message

On my HTC i tuen packet data off and it will allow me to still recieve MMS.
NOt sure on the SGS.




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