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Old 03-31-2009, 06:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

Going on a cruise next week. I won't be using my internet/email service while on the cruise b/c AT&T charges a per cent per minute charge while on the cruise on international waters. I may send a text message a few times a day to keep in touch with my girlfriend...I think 50cents a msg while on the cruise.

My question is...is there any way to turn off my data connection so whenever I turn my phone on my email isn't updating?

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Options>mobile network> data services off
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I'm just back from a cruise, aboard ship I was on the MCP maritime com network and its very very slow for data. It does work though.



Most of the time I had my mobile network set to 'off when roaming' and this prevented any data use.



Hope that helps

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Thanks...it does help.
I'll have my laptop with me to check email now and then.
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