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Topic # 13268 1-May-2007 11:36
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I have just bought a new cell phone (off trade me - parrallel imported) its a Sony Ericsson Z610i. I need to set up PXT and WAP..have tried to phone Vodafone but they are "currently overloaded"....what's new?!?!

Can anyone help me out? Maybe you have one of these phones (or know someone who does) and has set this up?

Thanks

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  Reply # 69034 1-May-2007 11:56

Have a read of this thread: "Generic Data Settings For Vodafone NZ Phones"

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Reply # 69035 1-May-2007 11:56
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Vodafone won't support imported handsets, so you are on your own. The Sony Ericsson website provides settings OTA for their handsets. Check it out.







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  Reply # 69040 1-May-2007 12:27
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Thanks for your help. I am not very technology savvy - what do you mean "the sony ericsson website provides settings OTA for their handsets". Does this mean that they will have instructions on there that may be able to help me?

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  Reply # 69045 1-May-2007 12:45

Most manufacturers websites have "OTA" settings, OTA means Over The Air.. which basically means they can send you message that will set your phone up for you with the correct settings! check out http://www.sonyericsson.com and under Product Support you can find MMS/GPRS 'OTA' Settings



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  Reply # 69046 1-May-2007 12:49
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Thanks. I am having a look now. Have talked to Vodafone and will cost anywhere between $25 and $75 to get them to fiddle with it. Would it be worth paying them $25 to have a look and see if they can install the new software?

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Reply # 69048 1-May-2007 13:00
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There's no need to install any software. All configuration is done through menus - or over the air. Visit the Sony Ericsson website and follow the support instructions to have the configuration sent to your mobile.







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  Reply # 69051 1-May-2007 13:05
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Been to Sony Ericsson and couldn't get through on the website to the support section - so called them and it's sorted now. I can receive PXT messages. So thanks everyone for your help :)

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Reply # 69053 1-May-2007 13:08
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shayshaysster: I have just bought a new cell phone (off trade me - parrallel imported) its a Sony Ericsson Z610i. I need to set up PXT and WAP..have tried to phone Vodafone but they are "currently overloaded"....what's new?!?!

Can anyone help me out? Maybe you have one of these phones (or know someone who does) and has set this up?

Thanks


You would of thought the person selling the phone on trademe would have made sure its in working order for you!!

Also under connectivity and prefured servcie make sure this is set to GSM only and not GSM-GPRS



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  Reply # 69054 1-May-2007 13:14
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Thanks - there is nothing under the preferred service that says GSM only - there is one where there is an option between GSM only or GSM and 3G. Is that the same thing?

Man how stupid do I feel, I know like nothing!

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  Reply # 69056 1-May-2007 13:33
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shayshaysster: Thanks - there is nothing under the preferred service that says GSM only - there is one where there is an option between GSM only or GSM and 3G. Is that the same thing?

Man how stupid do I feel, I know like nothing!


Nope this is different

Ignore the last post different handset




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  Reply # 69057 1-May-2007 13:35
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Sweet as, thanks for your help anyway :)

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  Reply # 69096 1-May-2007 16:18
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You could also try:
http://wireless.vodafone.co.nz/

Although your model is not listed, maybe there is a similar model with compatable settings.





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  Reply # 69145 1-May-2007 21:11
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coffeebaron:

You could also try:
http://wireless.vodafone.co.nz/

Although your model is not listed, maybe there is a similar model with compatable settings.



Nah, just go and use the Sony Ericsson website...

Helped a friend setup her imported Z610i, downloaded the websites off there...  And "sweet", she got the full Vodafone Live experience, yes, even Sky TV....


**Actually, I wonder if for phones that are 'not yet' recognised by Vodafone,, they are allowed unlimited access to Vodafone Live???***

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