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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Android1, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Android1

    Android1 Well-Known Member
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    I know this has been asked before, I just want a sure fire way of using my phone for calls/texts but turn OFF data altogether.

    TIA
     

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  2. Phenomenological

    Phenomenological Well-Known Member
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    You can get apps on the market that turn it off, but some apps seem to be able to override. I suppose a good surefire way of doing it could be to delete or disable the APN settings for data?

    Menu button --> Settings --> Wireless & Networks --> Mobile Networks --> Access Point Names --> Fiddle

    However you might want to wait for someone else to confirm that would work before you muck around.
     
  3. nacatomi

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    +1 I would say a combination of this (APNDroid will do the fiddling for you) and turning off data roaming in Settings-->Wireless & Networks-->Mobile Networks should sort you out... (Thats what I'd do anyway.)
     
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  4. Ghâshûl

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    I had success with that method. Data roaming off and APNDroid to actively cut the connection.
     
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  5. mightymax

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    If you use JuiceDefender, that has a widget that can toggle the APN on or off - I imagine this would achieve the same thing.
     
  6. Android1

    Android1 Well-Known Member
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