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PetAT

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#160047 21-Dec-2014 22:09
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So i am a bit puzzled with the new plans vodafone has come with, I was on a Freebietalk plan, from what I understand you cant use the internet wap while on that plan? Since there is no data package(even casual on your own credit) allowed?  I got that on my personal phone, I just use it to carry around with me, maybe make the odd txt or call but cant seem to get on the internet(unless using WLAN from home/cafe/access point)

anybody here on the prepay $19 $29 or $9 plans who could tell me how it works?

I Thought about changing to the new prepay $9 plan. So from my understanding it will auto renew and charge me $9 every month if there is any credit left, otherwise it stops. on the freebie talk I get bonus every time I top up, and am left with the credit, so it can sometimes last me a couple of months from top up to top up. Only down side being I cant go online using VF gateaway to go online if I needed to.

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PetAT

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  #1201645 21-Dec-2014 22:31
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I even tried to use this pagehttp://www.vodafone.co.nz/help/mobile-phones/configure-ota/ to set up the phone for internet/wap, still get the "data paket not available" on nokia 5800.. which brings me to the conclusion that data is not offered?

 
 
 

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  #1201646 21-Dec-2014 22:33
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FreebeeTALK it is and you can purchase data addons if you have enough credit or use casual data it's not restricted sounds like mobile data is not active on your number so have you ever asked mobile data be disabled on the Vodafone side?

prepay 19 and 29 are now now carry over 12 months of unused minutes and data

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  #1201647 21-Dec-2014 22:38
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johnr: FreebeeTALK it is and you can purchase data addons if you have enough credit or use casual data it's not restricted sounds like mobile data is not active on your number so have you ever asked mobile data be disabled on the Vodafone side?

prepay 19 and 29 are now now carry over 12 months of unused minutes and data


can you help me enable mobile data on my handset john? then all my problems will go away. :)



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  #1201648 21-Dec-2014 22:40
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Have you ever asked Vodafone to disable mobile data and have you tried sim card in another handset and tested mobile data?

Vodafone does not restrict mobile data unless requested so by the customer

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  #1201649 21-Dec-2014 22:41
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FYI on holiday till 19012015

PetAT

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  #1201651 21-Dec-2014 22:44
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johnr: Have you ever asked Vodafone to disable mobile data and have you tried sim card in another handset and tested mobile data?

Vodafone does not restrict mobile data unless requested so by the customer


I dont think I have but then again...should I call voda? also is there charge to call vodafone from my handset or is it free?

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  #1201667 21-Dec-2014 22:55
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johnr: FYI on holiday till 19012015

 
My warped mind read that as 19-12-2015. That's a damn good holiday.



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  #1201694 22-Dec-2014 06:43
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PetAT:
johnr: Have you ever asked Vodafone to disable mobile data and have you tried sim card in another handset and tested mobile data?

Vodafone does not restrict mobile data unless requested so by the customer


I dont think I have but then again...should I call voda? also is there charge to call vodafone from my handset or is it free?


it's free to call 777 but as advised before calling you can do some basic fault checking trying SIM card in another handset

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  #1201966 22-Dec-2014 12:24
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Looked into this further and you asked me to disable mobile data on your prepay connection a long time ago

Mobile data is now enabled again

PetAT

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#1201997 22-Dec-2014 13:11
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It Works!

Thanks! laughing

Now comparing the plans FreebieTalk to plan $9. So on every top up I will be left with -$9 (eg $20 top up, leaves me with $11, and next month it charges me automatically another $9) Thats not as good as the Freebie plans?

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  #1202151 22-Dec-2014 16:04
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It is Freebee not freebie and yes they are different plans

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  #1202239 22-Dec-2014 17:36
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I still like the Freebees plan over the Plan 9 or new ones, I think of VF had a plan like Freebees and then some form of add on like Plan 9 that the user could buy when they wished in a month (without auto renew) then it would be the best. I'll stick to the FreebeeTalk for now..

Thanks for everything John. Happy holidays.... smile

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