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Questions for international travel with Dinc

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gatorbri, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. gatorbri

    gatorbri Member
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    My fiancee and I are going to be doing a Mediterranean cruise. I just finished speaking with a Verizon rep a little bit ago and was informed that I can not use the Dinc at all in Europe since it is CDMA and not an international phone.

    However, I would like to take it to use for Wi-Fi. A few questions:

    1) Do I need to fear at all that I can be in any way charged for anything I do on my phone over there. Or since it isn't capable of being used is there no reason to fear? Should I have it in Airplane mode or does that disable Wi-Fi too? Is there any way to make it where Wi-Fi is the only way it can access data?

    2) Will most of my apps work just fine simply using free Wi-Fi?

    3) Are there any apps you would recommend to make the trip more enjoyable?

    Thanks!
     


  2. gatorbri

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  3. gatorbri

    gatorbri Member
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    Anybody? Sorry for bumping again, but this got moved to the Support subforum and dropped to the 2nd page. I was hoping to get an answer on this so I could feel comfortable using my phone in Europe.
     
  4. Chandria

    Chandria Well-Known Member

    I imagine you sould be able to use your phone as long as there is a free Wi-Fi hotspot around you, since you wont actually have your phone operational. So, at least you can have limited functions. Keep in mind the power is different, so you will need a converter to be able to charge your phone. As for apps, I would recommend StarTranslate, Currency Converter, LaputaII (if you like to read) etc. Enjoy your trip!
     
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  5. gatorbri

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    Thanks Chandria.

    So I should have no fear of being charged anything while I'm in Europe? Just turn the phone on and if I can pick up Wi-Fi then use it, if not then no biggie?

    Should all the apps work fine using Wi-Fi instead of regular data?
     

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