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Topic # 85079 13-Jun-2011 14:43
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Hi

I was wondering if anybody has used Vodafone's Localzone with an android handset or know if it's possible, I'm looking at upgrading my nokia to a new smart phone but don't want to lose my localzone.

Thanks for any help

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  Reply # 481877 16-Jun-2011 14:33
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Hi

Just an update, I borrowed a friends old X10 mini pro and localzone worked fine, so I signed up and got a new Samsung Galaxy mini which also works fine with localzone.

If anybody from Vodafone is reading this you should update your phone list on the website

Cheers

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  Reply # 481906 16-Jun-2011 15:24

I always thought localzone worked with any GSM/3G handset.



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  Reply # 481921 16-Jun-2011 15:56
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Hi

I'm wasn't sure and checked out the vodafone website
https://help.vodafone.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/6477
which doesn't have any android phones and when I called customer services they said that it probably wouldn't work with any phone not on the list, however as you have pointed out it might just work with any 3g phone.

Cheers

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  Reply # 482010 16-Jun-2011 20:26
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Predated: Hi

I'm wasn't sure and checked out the vodafone website
https://help.vodafone.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/6477
which doesn't have any android phones and when I called customer services they said that it probably wouldn't work with any phone not on the list, however as you have pointed out it might just work with any 3g phone.

Cheers


Yeah....Vodafone has always had a 'gap' in keeping their product interaction information current. Hard to blame them on one level....bringing lots of good new stuff to market and not being able to "mesh" every item and related docs. But that doesn't mean it wouldn't be nice if they DID..... 




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  Reply # 482022 16-Jun-2011 20:50
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localzone will work with 98% of 2G / 3G handsets but don't sign up for a iphone or smart plan or any non approved plan or my script I run once a month will take your localzone service offline

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  Reply # 482867 19-Jun-2011 18:47
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johnr: localzone will work with 98% of 2G / 3G handsets but don't sign up for a iphone or smart plan or any non approved plan or my script I run once a month will take your localzone service offline


*facepalm*

i left 2 degrees and sign up for smart plan and was hoping to setup Local Zone.. OMG this is so confusing!!! 





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  Reply # 482882 19-Jun-2011 19:35
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nakedmolerat:
johnr: localzone will work with 98% of 2G / 3G handsets but don't sign up for a iphone or smart plan or any non approved plan or my script I run once a month will take your localzone service offline


*facepalm*

i left 2 degrees and sign up for smart plan and was hoping to setup Local Zone.. OMG this is so confusing!!!?


Nothing confusing about it at all,

Easy plan can also have localzone

You'll need to be on a You Choose plan to get Vodafone local zone, have a compatible handset and 256k SIM card.

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/local-zone/

Any questions fire away I am the localzone engineer

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  Reply # 482888 19-Jun-2011 19:56
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johnr:
nakedmolerat:
johnr: localzone will work with 98% of 2G / 3G handsets but don't sign up for a iphone or smart plan or any non approved plan or my script I run once a month will take your localzone service offline


*facepalm*

i left 2 degrees and sign up for smart plan and was hoping to setup Local Zone.. OMG this is so confusing!!!?


Nothing confusing about it at all,

Easy plan can also have localzone

You'll need to be on a You Choose plan to get Vodafone local zone, have a compatible handset and 256k SIM card.

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/local-zone/


Any questions fire away I am the localzone engineer


can you enable it for smart plans then?

moving from 2degrees, i completely forgot that there are youchoose, smart plans, simple, and what not... 





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  Reply # 482894 19-Jun-2011 20:09
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The LZ feature is not built into the Smart / iPhone plans / business plans

Its not the matter of enabling it, Its a complete code change to those plans

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