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# 92803 6-Nov-2011 13:27
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I have an iPhone and I use the 2degrees mobile broadband packs when I'm in town, but because I live right on the cutoff of 2degrees service, my phone tries to use data on Vodafone even though I've locked out national data. This results in a text message saying '2degrees alert You can't connect because you're out of credit or have no National Data Pack available. To buy a National Pack top up & text 'buy 50mb' to 233.' And as I have an iPhone, it tries to use data constantly to check for notifications etc when on standby. I have at least 200 of these messages saved on my phone because I get them so often. Is there anyway I can solve this until the Vodafone towers get locked out? I also still have to manually connect to 2degrees every time I try to use my MBB pack.

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  # 541684 6-Nov-2011 14:25
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What is it you're after exactly? A way to prevent connecting to Vodafone, or to just not get the texts?




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  # 541691 6-Nov-2011 14:40
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I'd be glad if I could find a solution to either.

 
 
 
 


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  # 541713 6-Nov-2011 16:26
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Well, to prevent connecting to Vodafone, lock your handset to 2degrees. The other is not currently possible.




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  # 541716 6-Nov-2011 16:29
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When I manually lock to 2degrees, it stays locked for a few minutes before switching back to vodafone.

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  # 541742 6-Nov-2011 19:01
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just turn data off under settings -> general -> network -> cellular data network when you're in a place you don't want to use data? wouldn't be too bad unless you're frequently going in and out of those areas

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  # 541769 6-Nov-2011 20:18
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JoshWright: When I manually lock to 2degrees, it stays locked for a few minutes before switching back to vodafone.


Not really locked to Vodafone, then. :) I live in marginal coverage too, also with an iPhone.  Thats what I do when I want to urge sure I can be contacted. For data I just use wifi.




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  # 541770 6-Nov-2011 20:21
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JoshWright: When I manually lock to 2degrees, it stays locked for a few minutes before switching back to vodafone.


Unless its a bug this does not work, I can lock my phone to 2degrees and will still find its way onto VF if I leave 2deg coverage 

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