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# 32467 17-Apr-2009 11:22
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I've just picked up a Nokia 3120 classic. It's kind of neat. It supports pop3 as well as google's mobile gmail app. Just for laughs, I threw an SSH client on there as well.

Although I can browse the web fine over packet data, I can't seem to get a connection to gmail via their app or the phone's pop3 client. Same deal for the shell. The operations just time out eventually.

Is this sort of traffic blocked on the VF network, or is there something I can change in the default VFNZ gateway setup?

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  # 207528 17-Apr-2009 11:38
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VFNZ Gateway is a WAP Access Point.

You should be using VFNZ Internet for general internet access.


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  # 207534 17-Apr-2009 12:03
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nih: I've just picked up a Nokia 3120 classic. It's kind of neat. It supports pop3 as well as google's mobile gmail app. Just for laughs, I threw an SSH client on there as well.

Although I can browse the web fine over packet data, I can't seem to get a connection to gmail via their app or the phone's pop3 client. Same deal for the shell. The operations just time out eventually.

Is this sort of traffic blocked on the VF network, or is there something I can change in the default VFNZ gateway setup?


As above and there is no port blocking done by Vodafone NZ

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  # 207542 17-Apr-2009 12:11
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My bad, the preset access point's alias is "VF NZ Internet" and the access point is "www.vodafone.net.nz".

Is that the WAP gateway or the normal one?

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  # 207544 17-Apr-2009 12:13
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nih: My bad, the preset access point's alias is "VF NZ Internet" and the access point is "www.vodafone.net.nz".

Is that the WAP gateway or the normal one?


Wap gateway is live.vodafone.com
Internet is www.vodafone.net.nz

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  # 207546 17-Apr-2009 12:15
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Hmmm, johnr, what's the URL to use to access Live! when using that APN?




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  # 207548 17-Apr-2009 12:18
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Alrighty then. What else could be preventing outgoing connections? I've checked the details several times, tried from in the city and tried several different applications.

I've got to admit, the pages I've been browsing do look like they're WAP pages. Is VF NZ Internet only available over a 3G connection? (I've tried both 3G and the regular flavour).

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  # 207553 17-Apr-2009 12:33
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mjb: Hmmm, johnr, what's the URL to use to access Live! when using that APN?


APN and URL are the same

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# 207557 17-Apr-2009 12:42
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nih: Alrighty then. What else could be preventing outgoing connections? I've checked the details several times, tried from in the city and tried several different applications.

I've got to admit, the pages I've been browsing do look like they're WAP pages. Is VF NZ Internet only available over a 3G connection? (I've tried both 3G and the regular flavour).


APNs are not 2G / 3G related

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  # 207591 17-Apr-2009 14:45
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In that case I'm out of ideas.

Does anyone else here use a Nokia 3120c and are able to use non-wap internet services?

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  # 207597 17-Apr-2009 14:56
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nih: In that case I'm out of ideas.

Does anyone else here use a Nokia 3120c and are able to use non-wap internet services?




PM me your mobile number and Vodafone 4 digit PIN and I will check everything on the Vodafone side



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  # 207620 17-Apr-2009 15:42
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I remember using 3120 2 years ago and it worked fine receiving emails. I think it was 2 years ago. Been such a long time since I've use thos mobile.I remember selling one and using it for a week

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  # 207628 17-Apr-2009 16:01
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Try APN "Internet" too (literally "Internet").




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  # 207647 17-Apr-2009 17:19
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Managed to figure it out while we were out.

There's an APN selection list under: Settings -> Connectivity -> Packet Data, which contained the pre-entered setting for VFNZ Internet (www.vodafone.net.nz). This is a trick and should not be trusted. This setting isn't used anywhere in the phone as far as I can tell.

To set up the actual gateway (which defaulted to the VFNZ wap gateway) you go to: Settings -> Configuration -> Personal Config Settings... and create a new personalised config. After creating one, go to Access Point Settings -> Bearer Settings... and enter your settings (ignoring username/password). Then go back to Settings -> Configuration -> Preferred Access Point... and choose the new access point you just created.

Although this looks simple, it was fairly buried. Plus 4 Internet Points to me, which I immediately spend in Charisma, the stat for when all your other stats are already buff.

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