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Make £1.00.50 by disabling content control on your Vodafone sim.

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Appologies if this is seen as not a deal, please move it to the correct forum. I have a Vodafone sim only in my iPhone and by default they enable content control which blocks a lot of websites, not… Read More
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7y, 5m agoFound 7 years, 5 months ago
Appologies if this is seen as not a deal, please move it to the correct forum.

I have a Vodafone sim only in my iPhone and by default they enable content control which blocks a lot of websites, not just "dodgy ones"

If you go to your Vodafone on-line account and follow these instructions:


To remove content control you must be over the age of 18, have the approval of the account holder (if not yourself) and if necessary, prove your age to us.

You can then remove it:

by logging in or registering for My account online, you will need a credit card as evidence of age the first time you change Content Control
go to the My Devices module and select Manage call diverts, call barring and content control
this takes you to the My Settings page
Content control is at the bottom of the page and you can switch your settings there by clicking Change.
If you have not yet registered for My Account we have a help link on the registration page telling you what you will need to get registered. Please read this before you try to register.


You need to pay £1.00 on a credit card to confirm your age, and as a thank you they then credit your account with £2.50.

A profit of £1.50 :-)
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#1
So, removing "content control" (Voda) allows you to look at naughty pictures on your iPhone and puts £1.50 in your pocket?
#2
Well that's not why I did it obviously....
#3
That's amazing. Apart from the fact that Vodafone's online setup is absolute ****. I've just been trying to do this for 20 mintues. **** you Vodafone!
#4
And to be clear.....the content control stops you accessing all sorts of "innocent" content. I was trying to access the CoPilot website yesterday but that's for over 18's according to Vodafone!
#5
When I did it, it wouldn't accept my postcode with a space in it.
#6
i've got three numbers (accounts) with VF .. so that means 4.50 in profit ?
suspended#7
my orange phone content control bans this website it then says on the phone i can ask them to review the web site to see if it is for over 18s i asked them to they sent me a text 2 min latter saying sorry it will still be banned (must be because of the hot uk lol) so i removed content control no £1.50 from orange through lol
#8
kernowdevil23;7954560
And to be clear.....the content control stops you accessing all sorts of "innocent" content. I was trying to access the CoPilot website yesterday but that's for over 18's according to Vodafone!


you need to be a "grown up" to use After Effects....lol...
#9
I'd imagine that anyone with a Vodafone contract could do this, even if they never use the T'internet.
#10
Bobbajob
Well that's not why I did it obviously....



Yeah yeah, we believe you:p. Nice find though.
#11
my phone blocks this website!
#12
This does not apply to contract phones you just have to call and they will remove it with your permission. They only do it with pay as you go phones because anyone of any age could do it. This deal has been active since 2005ish (used to work for the money grabbing company) good find to post on here though mate for anyone that doesnt know, and also wants some roody pics :-D
#13
Hello Bobbajob
I have already done this they took £1 away from my credt card and its been more than a month now and i haven't received anything back on my card so i think its not working.
But ya can make sure with vodafone..

Thanks.
#14
Any (legitimate) reason why the link is going via tradedoubler?
#15
I tried it and got this error after entering card details:

Unfortunately, your request cannot be processed.

We are unable to fulfill your request due to a temporary problem at our end. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this has caused. We hope to resolve this problem very soon, so please try again later.
#16
joshm
Any (legitimate) reason why the link is going via tradedoubler?


HUKD does that - allows them to profit from deals. It wasn't the OP.
#17
kernowdevil23
That's amazing. Apart from the fact that Vodafone's online setup is absolute ****. I've just been trying to do this for 20 mintues. **** you Vodafone!


+1 online accont mgmt is rubbish..

The bills they show there never ever correspond with my actual bill
#18
I dont have a credit card so they wont let me do it... ridiculous.
#19
Tom Pickering;7954280
So, removing "content control" (Voda) allows you to look at naughty pictures on your iPhone and puts £1.50 in your pocket?

All in 1 penny pieces by the looks of it!!! :whistling:
#20
vodafone's support for content control removal is horrific - nothing works, you eventually have to trek to a store, the forum is heavily censored. they can burn in hell.
#21
Tom Pickering
So, removing "content control" (Voda) allows you to look at naughty pictures on your iPhone and puts £1.50 in your pocket?


It often blocks some normal stuff too (non-porn). It can be so annoying sometimes. Thanks OP. Nice to know! Is this just for paygo or for contract too?
#22
o2 do the same (apparently - I haven't tried as I haven't come across anything wrongly blocked).

http://www.o2.co.uk -> Support -> search for "About age verification"

The pages seem to be generated on the fly, hence the lack of a direct link.
#23
Does this only work on iphones, has any one tried this on ordinary sims?
#24
You need a credit card as you need to be over 18 to have a credit card so doing it that way confirms you are over 18
#25
kevyn
I tried it and got this error after entering card details:

Unfortunately, your request cannot be processed.

We are unable to fulfill your request due to a temporary problem at our end. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this has caused. We hope to resolve this problem very soon, so please try again later.


+1

I'm a contract user, maybe thats why
#26
hot stuff, it always ****** me off when i can't check sky bet but i never got around to doing anything about it
#27
I'm on a 30 day rolling contract, so not pay as you go.

It worked on the website for me eventually, after I realised it didn't like having a space in my post code.

But whether I get the money credited to my account is another question.
#28
:)
Vodafone is truly a CON, I'm so glad I left them.

I remember when they first turn off that service in my old account, it was enabled by default and was free.

So from what you saying, they now charging for something that was free.

Maybe parents should think twice before buying their children a new mobile phone from Vodafone under their name. Such technologies do work, and companies such as Vodafone should IMO have to block un-wanted materials or sites by default and free of charge.

Looks like they quietly twisted their business model to make customers pay for something that was and should be free.
#29
windows7
I remember when they first turn off that service in my old account, it was enabled by default and was free.
So from what you saying, they now charging for something that was free.

Are you wearing beer googles or lager lenses?
banned#30
sijoe
This does not apply to contract phones you just have to call and they will remove it with your permission. They only do it with pay as you go phones because anyone of any age could do it. This deal has been active since 2005ish (used to work for the money grabbing company) good find to post on here though mate for anyone that doesnt know, and also wants some roody pics :-D


it does with contract, i did it
#31
Thanks
#32
Just done it with my contract phone.

Should be unexpired.
#33
I did it a few days after fighting with the site for ages, I don't know what it was something with the postcode, then it suddenly worked. anyway they took the £1 quite snappy but haven't seen anything of the £2.50 yet!

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