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# 175868 14-Jul-2015 13:44
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Okay I am going to go on a Prepaid Combo but need a little information on how to use data and how it works and about calling a 2 degrees phone for free on selected prepaid plan.


Data - I have so much Data allocated each month. When I want to use the data side of things do I switch it on through the phone - use whatever then when done switch it off when not needed? Worried that apps may download in background.

I will use some data just now and again.


Unlimited calls to 2 degrees mobiles* Included in the plan.
Does that mean as long as they have a 2degrees number? and if there number was ported over to 2 degrees is that included also? example 021 ported to 2 degrees.


Thank you!

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  # 1343013 14-Jul-2015 13:49
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Yes you can turn the data on and off through your phone if you want.

2 degrees mobiles means a number that is being "serviced" by 2 degrees so includes 021, 027, 0204 etc numbers that are ported to 2 degrees.  DOES NOT include any 022 numbers ported to other providers.



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  # 1343020 14-Jul-2015 13:54
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Thanks for that! I do have it switched to apps only use data over wifi so that SHOULD take care of that.

I would like a good app to keep track of my usage from app store - are they any good? free apps with adverts bad idea? and what are some good ones?

If I buy my Father a phone set him up on 2 degrees but he runs out of credit on the phone can I still call that number free?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1343023 14-Jul-2015 13:59
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I'm guessing you are using an iphone as you mention app store.  You are right it should stop data use but as I'm an Android user I can't help answer that question.

You can still call a phone if it has run out of credit.  You'll only strike a problem if the phone is left too long before topping up and gets disconnected.



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  # 1343024 14-Jul-2015 14:02
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graemeh: I'm guessing you are using an iphone as you mention app store.  You are right it should stop data use but as I'm an Android user I can't help answer that question.

You can still call a phone if it has run out of credit.  You'll only strike a problem if the phone is left too long before topping up and gets disconnected.



I should have mentioned in the first place. I use android also I brought the Vodafone Prime 6 on special not long ago unlocked it and using 2 degrees. When I said app store I meant google play store oopsy :D

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  # 1343197 14-Jul-2015 17:37
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weetbix43: Okay I am going to go on a Prepaid Combo but need a little information on how to use data and how it works and about calling a 2 degrees phone for free on selected prepaid plan.!


Hi, and welcome to 2degrees! 

While we don't have free phones on Prepay when you buy a phone you get a scratchy which gives you a code to get a free $19 Carryover Combo. :) 

Thanks to the other posters for chipping in on the data advice. Here's some more advice that may help - Manage your data  

Data packs help make your data $$ go further. 

Cheers
^POB

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  # 1345017 15-Jul-2015 21:15
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weetbix43: Okay I am going to go on a Prepaid Combo but need a little information on how to use data and how it works and about calling a 2 degrees phone for free on selected prepaid plan.


Consider Skinny prepaid plans instead, they are cheaper than 2degrees - $16 vs $19 per month for the mainstream one, and more flexibility in other options.

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  # 1345139 16-Jul-2015 08:54
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badbadmonkey:
weetbix43: Okay I am going to go on a Prepaid Combo but need a little information on how to use data and how it works and about calling a 2 degrees phone for free on selected prepaid plan.


Consider Skinny prepaid plans instead, they are cheaper than 2degrees - $16 vs $19 per month for the mainstream one, and more flexibility in other options.


If you're a small user then Skinny has a $9 / month plan as well..




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  # 1345173 16-Jul-2015 09:34
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Does the Vodafone Prime 6 the OP has actually support 850MHz UMTS for Spark/Skinny?




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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  # 1346468 17-Jul-2015 19:06
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It's new enough you'd hope so. The OP will have to check IMEI # with Skinny.

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