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Old 08-04-2008, 12:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I went to Beijing and brought my Curve along with me for the first time.
I was surprised to find out that there were no service there. There was SOS all the time. I thought the phone had Roaming?

China, I thought, maybe that's not compatible.

I then went to Paris, and the same thing happened, no service, and SOS all over. Surely, Europe has Orange support!

Before I call Orange's hotline, I just wanted to ask you guys. Is it normal? Is it something I missed in the phone's settings, or is it Orange UK not supporting abroad service?
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No, it's not normal.
Either Orange did not enable international roaming, or the device is to lock on to Orange and not check other carriers.

Go into Options / Mobile Network

What is "Network Selection Mode" set to? It should be on Automatic
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Yup, I've checked that on my phone both times whilst abroad, they're on Automatic.

I guess it's down the ever lasting Indian call centre route. Cheers.

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Has anyone bought an Orange device in the UK, and have it work abroad? Would help to know whether it's just me.

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