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Topic # 113316 13-Jan-2013 18:16 Send private message

I just changed to telecom from Vodafone and went on their $19 prepaid package.

I can use google maps, facebook app browse the internet etc but I can't download any updates or new apps from the google play store, I get a 403 error which I believe is access denied.

It looks like .exe files a possible blocked, I got the APN settings from a text sent to me by telecom.


Any suggestions.

Dion

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  Reply # 744147 13-Jan-2013 18:18 Send private message

Um, elaborate?






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  Reply # 744150 13-Jan-2013 18:20 Send private message

naggyman: Um, elaborate?


Sorry I hit the post button by mistake before I had finished writing it up.

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  Reply # 744156 13-Jan-2013 18:25 Send private message

Telecom doesn't restrict anything based on your plan, so I suspect that the APN settings aren't correct. I don't know whether this is an Android feature or a Nexus feature, but if you do a "reset to defaults" in the APN settings then it will hopefully put the correct Telecom settings in there.

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  Reply # 744159 13-Jan-2013 18:26 Send private message

Phone make/model and Android version.

Your APN shouldn't be blocking this if you can access other sites.




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  Reply # 744161 13-Jan-2013 18:31 Send private message

Behodar: Telecom doesn't restrict anything based on your plan, so I suspect that the APN settings aren't correct. I don't know whether this is an Android feature or a Nexus feature, but if you do a "reset to defaults" in the APN settings then it will hopefully put the correct Telecom settings in there.


Sweet that did the trick, it deleted the TelecomContent APN settings and just left the TelecomMMS APN settings.

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  Reply # 744183 13-Jan-2013 19:57 Send private message

You should not just be using the Telecom WAP APN as this will use only the Telecom WAP Gateway






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  Reply # 744240 13-Jan-2013 21:22 Send private message

johnr: You should not just be using the Telecom WAP APN as this will use only the Telecom WAP Gateway

Hi John

Should I have all 4 apn settings on the phone as what is on this page http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=39&topicid=32983 ?

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  Reply # 744251 13-Jan-2013 21:35 Send private message

You should only require 2 internet and WAP Gateway for MMS, No reason for loading all 4




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