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What is free with o2 Web Bolt-On?

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
Iv'e got o2 simpicity with free web bolt on but the advisor I spoke to said all is not free. She said streaming is not free and is fact very expensive. She told me that a 2 min youtube video can cost as much as £6 in data charges! Shocked

The thing is Iv'e been using it quite a bit over the past week, streaming and downloading files and using tomtom traffic updates and it seems I have not been charged. (Yet!)

Can anyone shed some light please on what's free with this bolt on.
Thank you.
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
What phone do you have? - Try to make sure all your data runs through wap.02.co.uk on your phones settings if you can

I have the exact same contract and everything works fine for me, never been charged. You can always look online to see what you have used and been charged for
#2
just dont use the phone as a modem
#3
Thanks guys.. the lady I spoke to was very assured in saying that streaming is not free which is why I was worried when she said how much it could cost! Maybe she got confused with using it as a modem? Who knows!

So basically its free as long as I don't connect it to my pc as a modem?

There are a number of different access point listed on my N95, any particular one I should use or not?

O2 MMS
O2 Mobile Web
O2 PostPay MMS
O2 Postpay WAP
O2 WAP GPRS
O2 WAP GPRS Streaming

Each one uses the same settings:

Data bearer: Packet data
Access point name: wap.o2.co.uk
#4
Hi

Just a quick Q regarding this, I've seen people selling an 'iphone sim' which has free internet for a year? Is that the same as unlimited web bolt on?
#5
Thanks :-)

I thought you had to have a special 'ipod sim' for free internet on the iphone for a bit then! Scared me. Just waiting for my number to port over, then I can have fun :-)
#6
Good stuff. I chose simplicity, 800 min, 1600 text and unlimited web bolt on, which I thinks pretty good.

Can't wait to start exploring the world of Apple.
#7
i have on o2 xda ignito - otherwise known as an htc touch diamond.

this phone is exclusive (in this form) to o2.

the phone has a built-in official youtube application, so therefore o2 would look a bit foolish if they tried to impose restrictions on an unlimited web bolt-on whilst you're using a program that they endorse.

the simple facts are that unlimited rarely means unlimited, but if you don't take the pi55 you'll be fine

i use my ignito for all sorts of stuff and never been charged



hope this helps
#8
Thanks everyone for replying, I can sleep easy now!

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