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Using iphone abroad

harj Avatar
7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
Hi, looking for some advice. Going to Luxembourg on Tuesday for a few days andwill be using my iphone out there for calls/texts. However I know data charges are ridiculously high abroad and so dont want to get stung for that.

In my phone settings, even if I turn data roaming off it still has the gprs symbol present and I can still connect to the net via safari. Is there anyway of stopping this happening or shall I just use another phone?

Thanks
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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
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#1
I think its still connecting because your not actually roaming yet, roaming means using networks other than your own when abroad.
#2
hmm, anything I can do to stop this then?
#3
it should mean that when you go abroad it wont try and use any data, just calls and txt.
#4
Turn off data romaing, should stop all date when away from your home network, I work in Holland and this works fine. To be safe disable automatic email checking too
#5
is this even if it's unlocked/jailbroken?
#6
put it in airplane mode.
#7
harj
is this even if it's unlocked/jailbroken?


Mine's jailbroken but not unlocked, using an O2 iPhone contract. If it's unlocked you should e able to go into network settings and delete the apn etc. so it can't connect.

If you look at the data counters you should see very quickly whether it's sending / receiving data

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