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Topic # 5541 6-Nov-2005 15:57
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I posted this in the GSM forum but I guess people barely go there so I decided to give this a shot in this forum since I really need help with something.I just got a new unlocked Vodafone 802SH to use in the states and the internet doesn't seem to work. I was just wondering if it's not working because I am outside of the network and "Voda live!" only works for those within the network. I had the same problem with my old phone which was an American one and the internet didn't work until some tweaking was done to it. I am pretty sure I can connect the service with some help but I can't seem to figure it all. Also, if no one can help, would it be possible for someone to tell me if it's OK for me to call my service provider and ask them for help?(BTW I am on a GSM network)Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

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Reply # 22714 6-Nov-2005 17:04
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You think it would be obvious that its for Vodafone customers only!



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  Reply # 22721 6-Nov-2005 19:15
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No, it wouldn't be obvious to me which is why I asked.

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Reply # 22723 6-Nov-2005 19:17
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Its called Vodafone live you think that would give it away but guess being in the US you have not heard of Vodafone.

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Reply # 22724 6-Nov-2005 20:22
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Come on, johnr... Valid question.

The asnwer is "depends". If you are using a Vodafone branded mobile, with a Vodafone SIM card then you should be able to access the service.

If you are using the phone with other operator's SIM then you will not have access to Vodafone live!

Regardless, your phone should be able to access the Internet and connect to WAP servers (and other servers if capable, for example pop and smtp for email).





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Reply # 22726 6-Nov-2005 20:31
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Yes it is a valid question! slap on the wrist for me



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  Reply # 22755 7-Nov-2005 14:05
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johnr, why don't you go read a book? You're obviously bored.

And thank you freitasm for your response! Maybe I worded things wrong but my question about Voda live! was separate from that of normal connection. As of right now I am not getting either but now my suspicions have been confirmed as to why Voda live! doesn't work. However, I am not getting any kind of connection as of now and can't send or receive messages (pictures etc.) Right off the bat the settings under "connectivity' were a bit screwed but I think I messed them up even more.

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  Reply # 22785 7-Nov-2005 19:28
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CROD: johnr, why don't you go read a book? You're obviously bored.

HAhaHhAhaHAHhaHAHahaHhahahahAHAHaHaHAha johnr got served....... (but geeeez, the new pricing options on Voda are looking good - I bet TCom cant be far behind with the same sort of thing...)

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  Reply # 23241 15-Nov-2005 11:48
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What is an 802SH?


It's a Sharp phone, Voda Japan model for 802


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  Reply # 23577 20-Nov-2005 19:55
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We had to return 20 back to Japan due to this error WAP, PXT connections. From research compiled the firmware for this particular model is Japanese. The Sharp 902 is very similar which could access VF live NZ and 802 Not. We tried changing the Jap firmware to Eng firmware and stil no go. Am not to technically minded but IT just will not conect outside of Japan for one reason or another FULLSTOP!!!!

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