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Old 06-03-2012, 10:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi

I'm starting this anew as I think my last thread wasn't very clear.

I see from my call charges that I ve been charged for using the 'net.

I was under the impression that if you view the 'net via your own router there should be no charge for that?? I ve done it via my nokia N95 without ill effects. Is this not so?


(by the way, to the member who asked me if I'm aware I get charged for texting, yes thanks, I am)




The phone is on a virgin payg sim.




TIA


David



ps I would say that I'm not aware of having viewed the internet anyway but well say that's not relevant for the moment.

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If you were being charged, you weren't using your router.
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you were being charged, you weren't using your router.

Had a word with nice lady at virgin.

She agreed to give me 10 free texts.

I ve disabled "data collection" at my end and she has (apparently) at her end(can always be reversed should I need to), to save any possibilty of this happening again. Though, why it should suddenly occur after 1 +year of use I really don't know.

I still think I should be able to browse the web via my router .....for free.....but, wey hey, that's technology.



Thanks anyway.




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Old 06-04-2012, 04:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I would say, I sued my Nokia N95 for 3/4 years browing the web and sending emails (though I never really worked out WHY/HOW it sent them) via my wifi (roiuter).

The Blackberry is a cosmically better tool for texting but we appear to have an enigma over call charges.



(about a year ago the nokia /e mail/yahoo acount went belly up. Just stopped working anymore .)
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Your BB will use data, even with data collection off, unless you also turn data services off when not connected to wifi. Turning off data services (network settings/data services) will only allow your device to connect to BIS/internet through wifi.
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Your BB will use data, even with data collection off, unless you also turn data services off when not connected to wifi. Turning off data services (network settings/data services) will only allow your device to connect to BIS/internet through wifi.

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Which is what I intended...

Is there a way of getting this model (curve 8320) to do email? i get the impression all the operators are interested in selling me a new model blak berry.

E mail and dare I say it facebook would be very handy if not too dear?



It won't let me browse.

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