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Speakout data and android... calling all users for tips/tricks.

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Dec 19, 2007
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Jimboski wrote:
Oct 8th, 2013 5:22 pm
Till your subscription ends which is 30 days from activation date, it's NOT being grandfathered.
Of course not :P Nothing ever is lol.
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Jun 19, 2009
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Dang I just want a smooth transition. Hope I can live on 100mb a month, I swear most of my activity is background data - Is there any way I can eliminate that?
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Jan 9, 2011
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i41mnot wrote:
Oct 8th, 2013 11:19 pm
Well I changed over from the old value plan with UMB to the new 100 min talk + UL text + 500MB data per month for $35, $10 more than before and with data limited.

Immediate problem - I cannot connect to data!

I went to the Speakoutwireless forum to seek help. Found a new post about changing the APN to either rogers-core-appl1.apn or apn-internet.com and remove everything else (proxy, port, username, pw etc.), switched on data and no connection after more than 10 minutes.

I went to Rogers FAQ and found the same information (SO uses Rogers network).

When I use internet to check my account, it says the 100 min + 500 MB data plan is activated.

Will try again tomorrow morning.

I had the same problem. What worked for me was turning off the phone and reinserting the sim card.
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Jan 9, 2011
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SkimGuy wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 4:23 pm
Dang I just want a smooth transition. Hope I can live on 100mb a month, I swear most of my activity is background data - Is there any way I can eliminate that?
I just added the $10/100MB 2 days ago and have already used up 79MB. That was mostly just light surfing/twitter/reddit and Instagram. I think I watched 1 video through the reddit app. 100MB is definitely not going to cut it for me.

Is the Wind $30 unlimited data plan the best option out there at the moment?
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Sep 1, 2005
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SkimGuy wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 4:23 pm
Dang I just want a smooth transition. Hope I can live on 100mb a month, I swear most of my activity is background data - Is there any way I can eliminate that?
On my Nexus 4, go to settings, data usage, and when you click the app, you can check "restrict background data".
We're all bozos on the bus until we find a way to express ourselves...

Failure is always an option...just not the preferred one!
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Sep 19, 2009
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Ottawa
hyperactiveme wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 8:14 pm
Only data is working on my phone. No voice or texts? Any ideas?
Rogers nationwide service outage..Luckily, I'm on Bell/PC Mobile.. :p
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Sep 1, 2007
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honbut wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 2:34 pm
my 3G stopped working completely today.. was still working fine... i'm on petro-canada... not exactly speakout but the same stuff..... anyone else have theirs die?
Rogers network is down
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Sep 26, 2006
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dtour wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 6:50 pm
I just added the $10/100MB 2 days ago and have already used up 79MB. That was mostly just light surfing/twitter/reddit and Instagram. I think I watched 1 video through the reddit app. 100MB is definitely not going to cut it for me.

Is the Wind $30 unlimited data plan the best option out there at the moment?
As long as Wind`s network is sufficient for you then yes.
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Dec 26, 2003
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My uwb is working fine but I noticed the voice component is not working. I tried calling my cell # from a landline and I get a dial tone like the phone # has been disconnected. Anyone else experiencing the same issue?
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May 8, 2009
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Shoppaholic wrote:
Oct 9th, 2013 9:12 pm
My uwb is working fine but I noticed the voice component is not working. I tried calling my cell # from a landline and I get a dial tone like the phone # has been disconnected. Anyone else experiencing the same issue?
Rogers is down...

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