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Cashback deals. Who pays? by Tim+[_3_]
Just applied for a sim only deal with EE via Mobile Phones Direct. It's for a 12 month deal @ £21.99 per month for 4 GB of data, unlimited calls, unlimited texts and with a £120 cash back bringing the (eventual) cost down to a much more reasonable £11.99 per month. Obviously I apply to MPD for my cash backs but who gives them the money? EE? What's in it for MPD or EE to sell services like...
Yesterday 06:18 PM
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Query about Windows on phones by Tim+[_3_]
I have an old Windows PC program that I would love to have on a phone. It's been suggested elsewhere that it might run on a Windows phone although personally I'm doubtful. Call a modern Windows phone run any Windows PC software (that's Windows 7 compatible)? Tim --
Yesterday 08:35 AM
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Not regsistered on network; Three SIM in Galaxy 3 Mini by Maurice
After months of normal working - both home and abroad - I recently found the phone took forever to send an SMS, and today I am totally cut off from receiving or making voice calls (even to check the PAYG balance). If try to make a voice call, I get "Not registered with network", though the phone shows a 3-bar signal (2G around here). Tried the cures shown on internet (remove battery &...
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August 24th 16 02:43 PM
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Virgin Mobile bill shock by Roland Perry
I'm in the process of moving all our phones off Virgin Pay Monthly, because (I suspect) EE have closed at least one local base station - possibly an Orange one = leaving us with just one ex-Tmobile site, which has recently been what they call "intermittent". Plenty of signal when working, but off for hours on end. Much probing of both Virgin and EE tech support appears to reveal they don't...
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Mi-Fi external aerial by Woody[_4_]
Has anyone found an external aerial for a mi-fi (such as the Huawei E5372 like what I have) that is spec'd for the 3G band? They all seem to cover 800, 900, 1800, 2500 and 2600 MHz bands but none quote 3G (2110MHz.) -- Woody harrogate3 at ntlworld dot com
August 23rd 16 09:18 AM
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Smallest top up to activate EE sim? by Tim+[_3_]
I suspect that the only answer is a tenner but I live in hope of finding that it's possible with less. ;-) I want to test EE reception locally and I don't particularly want to blow £10 on a "test" sim. 18 months ago local reception was pants and I jumped ship as a protest without much expectation of finding a better local network (which I haven't found). Since then they've supposedly rolled...
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August 22nd 16 04:04 PM
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Leaving Virgin - did I mess up the timing? by Roland Perry
I was on Virgin Pay Monthly and accept I need to give a month's notice. My billing date each month is the 15th. What happened was this: Gave notice, got PAC, bought new service: 12th Aug. Switchover took place 16th Aug. Just before switchover, Virgin send a txt saying "We've renewed your monthly sub" I'm not interested in any potential refund for 12th-15th Sept.
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August 20th 16 07:25 PM
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X-Post - Suitable phone for long term travel to Africa/India by David[_8_]
A friend may be off in a few months to two separate locations (work related) and is likely to be spending around 3 months in each location. Requirements a (1) Smart phone (2) Work in Africa (Ghana) and India (3) Repair/replacement cover in case of damage
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August 17th 16 11:24 AM
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Mobile data SIM problem by Daniel James[_2_]
Lots of mobile comms folk here, I wonder whether any of you can help with something that's been vexing me? I've just taken delivery of a nice new Lenovo Thinkpad with a 4G data card in it. There's a little SIM card tray that takes a micro-SIM and pokes into a USB-sized hole in one side, where it engages with a receptacle on the motherboard (some distance away from the actual M.2 LTE modem...
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August 11th 16 12:30 PM
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Orange/EE roaming problem by S Viemeister[_2_]
I thought it was just me, but it seems to be a problem elsewhere, too...I'm in the US at the moment, and my Orange phone can't connect. At all. No calls, no texts, no data. Good thing I also have a US mobile.
August 6th 16 04:16 PM
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iPhone on o2 and problems with data roaming when abroad. by David Wade[_2_]
My wife has an iPhone on o2 and it refused to use data services when roaming. I have a Sony Experia on o2. It roams just fine. I have now fixed my wifes iPhone by setting the APN from idata.o2.co.uk to mobile.o2.co.uk. The help http://service.o2.co.uk/IQ/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE?New,Kb=Companion,question=ref(User):str(Mobile),CASE=19041 says to only use the "idata.o2.co.uk" APN if you are on...
August 4th 16 04:00 PM
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Data heavy PAYG by Roland Perry
I'm helping someone newly arrived in the country select a SIM, but the industry's confusion pricing isn't helping. They already have an unlocked iPhone, and have a preference (which I could shift) for EE based on that being the network which their foreign SIM currently most often roams to. They strongly dislike the prospect of any credit they have expiring at the end of the month.
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July 28th 16 10:58 AM
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Wanted, cheap phone supporting EAP-SIM and external aerial by Chris Green
As per the subject I want a phone which supports the EAP-SIM WiFi authentication protocol and which is easy to connect an external aerial to. Apart from these requirements it can be very basic indeed. .... or a MiFi/router that supports EAP-SIM but I don't think there is such a thing. -- Chris Green ·
July 27th 16 08:06 AM
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Is there any 'ready made' way to use EAP-SIM authenticated WiFi without a 'phone? by Chris Green
I'm looking for a way to use an EAP-SIM authenticated WiFi hotspot with some sort of external aerial so that I can get better range than I would get just using my Android mobile 'as is'. So, as I see it, there are a couple of ways of doing this:- Improve the phone's internal WiFi aerial. Does anyone know of any Android phones whose WiFi aerial can be got at?
July 22nd 16 01:00 PM
by Chris Green Go to last post
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Beware by Woody[_4_]
There's a phishing e-mail doing the rounds about lock -- Woody harrogate3 at ntlworld dot coming yor account. Just hover over the link and you''ll see............
July 20th 16 07:38 AM
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Web site for local mobile phone masts/aerials? by Dr J R Stockton
I'd like a recommendation for Web sites that show on a map the locations of mobile phone masts/aerials that serve, or might serve, a given location, or something like that? A Google search for mobile mast "Binbrook" finds a number of individual pages such as Mobile Phone Mast 10979 - BINBROOK AIRFIELD but I'd prefer to find all those in a service region, something...
July 19th 16 05:47 PM
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Cheapest deal for 4G data by Vic[_2_]
I'm in a location where landline broaband is impossible (0.5Mb/s) but I can get a reasonable signal with a 4G router and high gain aerial. I use about 100GB per month. The best deal I can find is EE, who have a 32GB data SIM plan and I can put 2 SIMs in the router, thus giving me 64GB per month. This comes in at 56 pen month, but I still run out of data before the end of the month. Is there...
July 19th 16 09:50 AM
by Mark Carver[_2_] Go to last post
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Still trying to use mobile data when turned off? by Tony Mountifield[_2_]
I recently went on holiday from the UK to mainland Europe, and took my Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1 on the EE network. Before I went, I turned off Roaming Data, and also turned off Mobile Data completely. As I entered each country (France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany), I still received texts from EE saying "From EE: Your device is trying to connect to the internet. To get online...
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July 17th 16 12:08 PM
by Mark Carver[_2_] Go to last post
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S2 Skyephone no longer connects to Skype!!! by CJB[_2_]
I've heard that Skype &./or Three have fallen out and terminated the S2 Skyephone service? Also that this is against the their own terms and conditions. Certainly I can't get my S2 to connect to Skype anymore. It used to work but no longer. It says "can't connect please try again later." Of course later never comes. CJB.
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July 15th 16 12:26 PM
by Roland Perry Go to last post
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Rogue Voicemails from Smart Phone by CJB[_2_]
My somewhat older than average lady friend has just acquired a Doro 8030. She is having some problems with it - basically because it does more than just make phone calls like her old phone. BUT when she calls me and maybe if I don't answer or the connection breaks like when a train goes through a tunnel my phone suddenly switches to voicemail. In the past we have agreed not to leave voicemails...
July 13th 16 08:44 AM
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