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Just imported a Nexus one into UK

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by fodd3r, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. fodd3r

    fodd3r Active Member
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    Hello everybody, I just bought a Nexus one and thought i would share the experience for any other UK peeps who maybe thinking about it.

    From the point of order it took about three days for DHL to deliver it. Cost wise when my bank did the exchange rate the phone with dock and shipping came to
     

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  2. Rusty

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    You get used to the soft buttons, usually need to press them towards the top of the symbol.
     
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  4. Rusty

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    Did you get the UK charger as well?
     
  5. fodd3r

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    Yea sry that was with the Uk Charger.

    The dock was only about
     
  6. Rusty

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    Yeah that was $20 down the pan lol. I use an 80p shaver adaptor from ASDA with the supplied US charger :D

    If you have Latitude enabled then I can understand it draining your credit, it sends a lot of data.
     
  7. fodd3r

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    Never used lattitide to be honest, On O2 i called them to moan, The data used was nowhere near the charges, So i switched to three and it costs be about a
     
  8. kaotix

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    Glad to hear you got your N1. I got mine with the UK adapter direct from Google but didn't seem to pay as much as you did.
    With the software buttons, you will get used to them. I found them horrible at first, in fact they do still annoy me, but once you learn where to press them its ok.
    Someone suggested swiping them upwards for better response which I've done a few times, just watch you don't hit something on the screen.

    Also, I'm with o2 on simplicity 15 with the smartphone web and wifi bolt on for an extra
     
  9. MartinS

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    Your exchange rate sucks!

    I got the phone for around
     
  10. Rusty

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    The Pound has taken a nose-dive recently due to the possibility of a hung parliament.
     
  11. ianintod

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    Hi
    I got my Nexus One from Google and am on the 3 network with a data package but the mobile Internet isn't working - is there a setting on the 'phone I've missed?
     
  12. Rusty

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    Probably.

    Go into the settings, then the wireless & networks setting, followed by mobile networks, In there you will find access point names.

    If you don't have anything in there, you'll get no data. If nothing in there, find out 3's settings (probably easier to look up the ones from the Hero, it'll be the same) and put them in.
     
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  14. kaotix

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    Sorry can I point out blatant thread hijacking? Pointless. Search or make your own thread for the benefit of others.

    OP: The price you paid does seem high, I'm sure mine was
     
  15. bigfod

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    I paid about
     
  16. darkLuke

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    That's kind interesting because when I bought mine (dont know how much exactly - that was a strange story) DHL didn't want to actually deliver it (I had holiday and was waiting for the phone and when I called them they said noone was at home - standard).
    Than I called them (after checking agreements and stuff) and asked what's going on. They had 8 days to deliver this package but they didn't. I called google and the said they will refound me money for delivery BUT (I was writing it only to say that) now i have me nexus few months and still I have nothing to pay (that
     
  17. noisemonkey

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    I had to pay
     
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