Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




2384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 547

Subscriber

Topic # 191355 2-Feb-2016 06:16
Send private message

(Not sure if this is the correct forum - not actually Vodafone NZ but wasn't sure where else to put it).

 

We recently arrived in the UK on holiday and I have arranged a Vodafone SIM card in my iPad for data.

 

It's been working fine for a few days but today has stopped working and I get a message saying "Error. The Internet connection appears to be offline" - even though Vodafone UK shows up as carrier in the top left-hand bar with 4/5 dots signal strength. Wifi works fine.

 

I have tried turning data on/off, rebooting the iPad etc - all to no effect.

 

Would welcome any thoughts - hoping to save myself a trip back to the vf shop.

 

TIA.


Create new topic
4937 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1314

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1483209 2-Feb-2016 06:18
Send private message

Vodafone UK shows up even though you have a Vodafone NZ SIM?


19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


  Reply # 1483210 2-Feb-2016 06:37
Send private message

First step try same SIM card in another device

 
 
 
 




2384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 547

Subscriber

  Reply # 1483213 2-Feb-2016 07:40
Send private message

nathan:

 

Vodafone UK shows up even though you have a Vodafone NZ SIM?

 

 

 

 

There was no SIM in there and I now have a voda UK.




2384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 547

Subscriber

  Reply # 1483214 2-Feb-2016 07:43
Send private message

johnr: First step try same SIM card in another device

 

Thanks jr - will try that.


5098 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2125

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1483215 2-Feb-2016 07:54
One person supports this post
Send private message

Have you run out of data?

 

Are there any restrictions on tethering, and you have tethered?





Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


69 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  Reply # 1483219 2-Feb-2016 08:22

I was in UK last year and also bought a Voda UK sim. From memory, it had 2G data, but ran out after five days. Have no idea why, as we just checked e-mails and brief checks on internet news. Did not follow up as we were on the move, and did not want to spend more pounds on a questionable product.


2848 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 259


  Reply # 1483238 2-Feb-2016 08:42
Send private message

You could also try reset the Network Settings under General - Reset

 

Sometimes just turning on Airplane mode for 30 seconds then turning it off again can fix things like this too.







2384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 547

Subscriber

  Reply # 1483240 2-Feb-2016 08:45
Send private message

I bought 2GB over 30 days. I have kept it turned off unless actively using it and have used it very little - so far as I am aware. Only arranged it 2-1/2 days ago.

 

Will try the device swap thing but I'm guessing I'll have to traipse back to the shop.


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41


Hawaiki cable system will be ready for service in June 2018
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:32


New Zealand hits peak broadband data
Posted 18-Jan-2018 12:21


Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted 18-Jan-2018 10:53


$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted 17-Jan-2018 11:27


Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted 17-Jan-2018 09:02


Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54


How clever is this: AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:52



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.