Support "You have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off"?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by King Mustard, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. King Mustard

    King Mustard Well-Known Member
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    What does, "You have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off." mean?

    Within "Mobile network settings", only the top option is ticked ('Data enabled') which I believe I need to be able to use 3G. I do not wish to use roaming (I never go abroad) but I do, of course, wish to not lose data connectivity when I'm in the UK and leaving/entering a home Wi-Fi network.

    I am running CyanogenMod 7 RC1 (Android 2.3.2) on a ZTE Blade (Orange San Francisco).

    Any ideas?
     

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  2. sitlet

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    That means you are roaming. To use data while you are roaming, you need to check the option in menu-settings-wireless and networks-mobile network. You may be charged data roaming fees however.
     
  3. King Mustard

    King Mustard Well-Known Member
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    I have unlimited 3G on my tariff, so are my "Mobile network settings" correct (only the top option is currently ticked ('Data enabled'))?
     
  4. sitlet

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    If you want to use data while roaming, you need to check the box that says "enable data roaming".
     
  5. King Mustard

    King Mustard Well-Known Member
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    Roaming is data abroad and not standard 3G though, right?
     
  6. Renniks

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    Same here cannot use 3G unless I tick Roaming?

    Anyone have any ideas!
     
  7. apsicle

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    I'm on virgin and so use different networks (t mobile orange etc). I have to enable roaming and enable national data roaming for everything to work. I'll only be charged roaming fees if I leave the country.
     
  8. Renniks

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    Thanks Man........

    I'm on Virgin too!!
     
  9. dyrelogan

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    I'm in Thailand on True Move H and I haven't even left the apartment and this came on my Note 4. I have no idea what is going on. Maybe cell tower issues? Problems within their network? Ok it came back on. I have my data without roaming again. This is weird. Of course True Move sucks anyways. All cell plans here in Thailand suck. I wish I had the comfort of unlimited data, text and web like in the good ol' US of A and other countries. Wish these countries would get with the times.
     
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