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    jmb1985 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    I've just upgraded to an X10 mini pro, but the mobile plan that I am on does not include mobile data usage. What settings do I have to enable or disable to ensure that data is not being downloaded over the 3g network by apps?
     

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    setting, wireless setting. mobile netwoek, untick allow data transfer
    or place the widget in the home screen
     
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    jmb1985 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm with 3, so if I disable data transfer, then I am unable to access the my3 site to check credit etc. Would disabling background data be sufficient to ensure that I don't get any unexpected download charges?
     
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    choccy Well-Known Member

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    Why is it on the Mini pro that if you disable the data, it also stops you from receiving MMS messages.

    MMS should be allowed to be received still.
     
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    Its the same with the X10 large, the selection is both Data & MMS. No option for one or the other. Having said that, I do get charged for MMS but I have 3g of data usage a month, so I wouldn't mind a split selection.

    I wonder if there is an app that lets you separate them.
     
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    i'd like to add

    i agree, there seems to be no way of separating GPRS/EDGE (G) and 3G data transmission. it is just alternating which ever available for the location. for send and receiving MMS you need at least GPRS/EDGE signal so turning off all data traffic will terminate MMS also.

    try the APN droid app, there is an option that you can tick "keep MMS enabled". but i haven't tried if this really works.

    I am also wondering if there is an app that could separate GPRS/EDGE from 3G. :)
     

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