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Support HELP: Can't go online with cell phone towers only

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by magentawave, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. magentawave

    magentawave Well-Known Member
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    My device will NOT go online unless I'm connected to wifi. Where in the settings do I go so I can connect to the internet when I do NOT have a wifi connection please? Meaning that I want to go online using the cell phone towers.

    Thanks
    Steve
     

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  2. snapper.fishes

    snapper.fishes Well-Known Member
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    Settings -> wireless -> data connection
     
  3. swamprat96

    swamprat96 Active Member
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    Aug 11, 2010
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    Presuming you have a data plan with your provider - it sounds like your apn's are not set (Access Point Names) You need to find the internet and mms apn settings for your provicer and enter them setting/wireless and network/mobile networks/access point names
     
  4. magentawave

    magentawave Well-Known Member
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    Thanks guys. I checked all that stuff of course before posting this because those are the most obvious. So I called Simple Mobile (my carrier) and it turns out that there is a 3rd APN I have to create that is specific to the Samsung Galaxy S that isn't shown on their "Android Configuration" page.

    Thanks again.

    Steve
     

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