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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by =KLRS=ZERO, Dec 15, 2009.


    =KLRS=ZERO Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Hey all. I would like to not have to buy a data plan for my phone, so is there any way to disable all data connections besides when connected to Wifi? any help is appreciated.

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  2. 28064212

    28064212 Well-Known Member

    Install APNdroid from the market. It doesn't exactly disable it, it just changes the data settings to ones which don't work (and can change it back if you want to use data for a while). I have it for a few weeks now on a Samsung Galaxy Spica, works perfectly

    =KLRS=ZERO Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    thanks for the reply! i will try it out. it still lets me txt right?
  4. 28064212

    28064212 Well-Known Member

    Yep, although probably not MMS, just SMS

    =KLRS=ZERO Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    alright thanks a ton! now i dont have to pay 30 dollars a month :)
  6. Andronix

    Andronix Android Enthusiast

    Toggle Data Widget v2.0 Application for Android | Tools

    A widget to toggle 3G/EDGE/GPRS services. Changes the type of access points to prevent the phone from connecting. To manually enable connection clear APN type for all access points.

    You need a separate MMS access point to leave MMS enabled!
  7. bigch0ps

    bigch0ps Newbie

    I am trying this out today. The main reason for me is battery life. Even with data sync/background data disabled I noticed the phone transmits data all the time. And the only widget I have is calendar. So hopefully this saves my battery.
  8. 2FR35H

    2FR35H Android Expert

    or... you could just use wifi

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