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Topic # 49957 20-Nov-2009 23:45
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Im getting really dodgy 3g data performance on my hero of late.


It'll have at least 2 bars of 3g signal but when I go to do anything (gmaps, mail, MSN, browse etc) it will pause for a while/ages (no up or down data traffic arrows) and then start transferring data.(if at all)


Ive just takin it down to dunedin from wellington and it was crappy the whole way and the same to auckland the other weekend.


Im i using the right VODAFONE  APN? 


..............Or is the voda network just frustratingly crappy.

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  Reply # 274883 21-Nov-2009 06:43
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Try your sim in another 3g device first



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  Reply # 274957 21-Nov-2009 13:05
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I just tested my sim in my old N95. It seems to be pretty speedy on 3g downloading gmaps, mail, limited browsing etc.

I entered VF NZ internet, www.vodafone.net.nz as the APN and also included VFNZ GW live.vodafone.com..
Do i even need live.vodafone.com?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 274962 21-Nov-2009 13:47
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live.vodafone.com is the apn for the wap gateway including pxt

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  Reply # 276900 27-Nov-2009 13:47
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I haven't been able to get my hero to pxt anything OR work with the dataplan at all what have i done wrong or haven't done at all??

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Reply # 276903 27-Nov-2009 13:50
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grrrlshapedthing: I haven't been able to get my hero to pxt anything OR work with the dataplan at all what have i done wrong or haven't done at all??


Are you prepay or postpay customer?

Have you migrated from prepay to postpay?

John

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  Reply # 276912 27-Nov-2009 14:05
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johnr:
grrrlshapedthing: I haven't been able to get my hero to pxt anything OR work with the dataplan at all what have i done wrong or haven't done at all??


Are you prepay or postpay customer?

Have you migrated from prepay to postpay?

John


I'm on account!

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  Reply # 277147 28-Nov-2009 06:39
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What are your APN settings, you should have two of them.

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  Reply # 277155 28-Nov-2009 09:13
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I have one apn that is just www.vodafone.net.nz and that is all

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  Reply # 277156 28-Nov-2009 09:20
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grrrlshapedthing: I have one apn that is just www.vodafone.net.nz and that is all


Does your SIM work in another device for packet data?

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  Reply # 277158 28-Nov-2009 09:30
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haven't tried... I don't have any other phone that needed data but my old samsung i could get on the internet with... I's also like to be able to pxt

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  Reply # 277159 28-Nov-2009 09:31
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grrrlshapedthing: haven't tried... I don't have any other phone that needed data but my old samsung i could get on the internet with... I's also like to be able to pxt


Pardon?

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  Reply # 277161 28-Nov-2009 09:40
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i dunno I'm confused

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  Reply # 277163 28-Nov-2009 09:46
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If I send you the settings, do you know where to enter them on. Your phone or do you need step by step instructions /?

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  Reply # 277169 28-Nov-2009 10:10
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I know where to put what I just don't know what gets put there

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  Reply # 277173 28-Nov-2009 10:14
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Ok will pm you as soon as I get home.

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