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.




170 posts

Master Geek

Subscriber

#60158 20-Apr-2010 21:22
Send private message

Hiya,

I just purchased a new phone for my Telecom XT (Sony Ericsson W995) and have put my Vodafone Sim into my old Telecom XT (Sony Ericsson W705) everything to do with calling/txting etc works fine,

But the internet and the inbuilt number for calling voicemail is still stuck with telecom,

How have you guys got around this?

I rang the Vodafone Technical team and they told me the store can update the software, (0800 921 021) But it seemed the guy just wanted to fob me off.

Is there a software update that will change the tworld to vlive, the voicemail number etc across like the iPhone has?

Cheers,
Scott

Create new topic
19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #320962 20-Apr-2010 21:27
Send private message

Vodafone NZ provides no official support for imported devices

Vodafone tech team on the phones look after certain Vodafone products they are not there to get your imported device working and no a Vodafone store will not update your handset software

Do you have the name of the person that advised you this?

Thanks John

19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #320966 20-Apr-2010 21:29
Send private message

The Sonyericsson hand book will have the instructions to change the voice mail key!

Did you try a Google search on how to change this?

John

 
 
 
 




170 posts

Master Geek

Subscriber

  #320967 20-Apr-2010 21:30
Send private message

Ok cheers mate,

No idea who it was, it was a foreigner,

Allgood I assumed as much that the vodafone store wouldnt help any.

Sweet as all I use my vodafone sim for is txting/calling so its going to work fine for this purpose.

Cheers

19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #320974 20-Apr-2010 21:33
Send private message

zCelicaDude: Ok cheers mate,

No idea who it was, it was a foreigner,

Allgood I assumed as much that the vodafone store wouldnt help any.

Sweet as all I use my vodafone sim for is txting/calling so its going to work fine for this purpose.

Cheers


You can get the internet WAP , PXT working fine. Google has all the answers search " Vodafone wireless data portal "

or check out this thread on the vodafone forum

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/topic/1906-require-handset-internet-wap-settings/

John

10 posts

Wannabe Geek


  #320978 20-Apr-2010 21:37
Send private message

Easy heres an online link to the phone set up tool of the W705 (or as called on vodafone W715), Browser Icon will still show Tworld as a result of Telecom branding.. which will not be removed through a software update :)

Phone Set up tool

http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/support/phones/detailed/phonesetupwap/w705?cc=nz&lc=en

hope this helps :)


Create new topic




News »

D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40


Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:35


JBL launches new mobile earbuds and PC speakers
Posted 22-Jul-2020 16:04



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.