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Old November 14th, 2012, 07:39 AM   #69 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Zx5 View Post
great, thanks!

I installed Data Switch. I pressed the icon. a little message says it's disabling it and 3G is gone.

So, this is to compensate for that fact that the phone has no switch/3G always on? I will see how the battery life goes now.
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One "catch" I should note that you may not be aware of when shutting off the 3G. You will not be able to download or send a SMS Text message with a picture attachment. The text will go thru, but not the picture. It will also not send/receive thru WiFi - it must use 3G. So it you get a text message with a picture attachment, before you click the "download" button attached to the text, go turn the 3G on first, then come back and hit "download" and you'll get the picture.
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