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Old January 25th, 2011, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What is Packet Data?

Does it use Data?

Should i keep it off, or on?

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Old January 25th, 2011, 06:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you referring to the network data when you long press the power key for things like plane mode or turning off?

If so, that seems to be a safe way to disable data until you want it, and just use the phone for voice calls. If you turn it on, you'll see the 3g/E, whatever you have for connection, symbols disappear and remain off until you turn network data back on.
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If I leave the data connection off, is there a substantial boost in battery life?
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It is more likely going to body your signal as any app that is running won't be able to draw data and will cost you less money if you are on a limited data plan
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If I leave the data connection off, is there a substantial boost in battery life?
It will help those with limited 200MB plans for sure.

It could provide a means, aside from changing the mobile network mode from 3g to 2g, in aiding the battery life. I haven't tried personally.
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when i tick my packet data button it says 'may incur additional charges'.
is packet data the internet that comes with my contract or new internet that you pay for seperately?

because i just came back from paris and my internet hasnt been working since and im not sure if i had packet data on or off before.

just want to make sure that ticking packet data is normal and what i should be using
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when i tick my packet data button it says 'may incur additional charges'.
is packet data the internet that comes with my contract or new internet that you pay for seperately?

because i just came back from paris and my internet hasnt been working since and im not sure if i had packet data on or off before.

just want to make sure that ticking packet data is normal and what i should be using
its the internet that comes with your contract. it says that because not everybody gets a data plan with their contract.
yes it is normal
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its the internet that comes with your contract. it says that because not everybody gets a data plan with their contract.
yes it is normal
so it won't cost you if you have a data plan in singapore?
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