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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wallin2, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. wallin2

    wallin2 New Member
    Thread Starter

    Sep 25, 2010
    I just got a unlocked HTC Magic, but I don't have a data plan yet.
    I fully understand using a smartphone without a data plan limits its functions.

    My question is:

    When try I downloading some apps over wifi (i.e. games, wallpapers, etc), it says:
    • "Network Communication: full internet access"
    • "Your location: fine (GPS) location"

    Does downloading this mean it will use data whenever I use it outside of a wifi network?

    I want to be able to start customizing and downloading apps and games that only work when I'm using a wifi connection.
    Just until I get a data plan of course.


  2. vikingisson

    vikingisson Well-Known Member

    You'll want to turn off the ability to use cell data in settings to avoid error messages about trying to use data without a plan or in case your carrier will let you anyway, at great cost. But no worries, things that need data and can't get it because of your location will simply not fully work. You can use the phone without a SIM at all so no problem without a data plan.

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