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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 162178 31-Jan-2015 16:11
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I am going on a overseas trip soon and I want to disable mobile data for the time i am away.

I know I can turn it off from the pull down menu but I am not sure how safe that method is ?

So apart from removing the SIM card is there a fail safe method to turn mobile data off ?


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  Reply # 1225971 31-Jan-2015 17:00
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Should be safe. The pull-down toggle is just a quick toggle connected to the Settings App->Mobile networks->Data enabled. 

Also if you aren't with 2degrees then data roaming will likely be turned off anyway which stops using data on other/overseas networks. 

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  Reply # 1225972 31-Jan-2015 17:04
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On Lollipop it is

Settings/Data usage/Mobile data


Settings/Mobile networks/Data roaming

The first covers all data usage, the second prevents data usage on other networks.

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