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01-24-2008, 02:46 PM #1Warning for AT&T iPhone users with a jailbroken phone
If you thought, as I did that you could get internet for free whenever you are in a wireless zone, you would be wrong. I just got my first bill since I have started using my iphone and I was shocked to see almost $100 in data transfer charges.
So, if you're going to use it, you may want to buy the multimedia plan.
01-24-2008, 02:49 PM #2
or turn off edge.
They can't charge you for using wireless.
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01-24-2008, 04:13 PM #3
01-24-2008, 05:04 PM #4
halarious... wonder how there gonna charge me with a jailbroken activqated locked phone using wifi =p
01-24-2008, 05:12 PM #5
01-28-2008, 10:47 PM #6
01-28-2008, 11:03 PM #7
i think u need to DL services off of installer, then u can toggle edge on/offThere are No stupid questions, Only stupid people
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01-28-2008, 11:36 PM #8
Dont feel bad. A few of the posters here are 13 y/o who should be in bed by now. Only rude children talk that way to others. Most of the people here are young but very kind and helpful. Like I said, a few need to be spanked by their mommy.
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01-29-2008, 08:05 PM #9
well, come on. If you use data, you will be charged for data usage. It is not always on WiFi, though it might appear that it is. If the WiFi is sketchy, then it will try to fall back on EDGEAnd it will be like a taco inside a taco within a Taco Bell that's inside a KFC that's within a mall that's inside your dream!
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01-30-2008, 11:45 PM #10
02-01-2008, 08:12 AM #11
I'm sure everyone has learned the hardway at some point in their life... LOL, just not me.
Thanks for the warning though, its sucks $100 bucks..
Just remember, always read your contract, even the fine print & ask questions.
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02-01-2008, 08:43 AM #12
Download net services or services from the installer and shut off edge.
02-01-2008, 08:59 PM #13
By the way toggle it off by getting Services from Installer.app should be around there somewhere and just toggle EDGE off.
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02-01-2008, 09:10 PM #14
do what i do have that edge crap blocked its slow as hell anyway jst use the wifi i have att as well no probs so far
02-01-2008, 09:12 PM #15
100 bucks not too bad
my buddy once told me that text messaging was free
I then found myself in a hole of 500 bucksAcer 5050
250 gb harddrive
2.5 gb of ram
Mac os 10.5.2
02-02-2008, 06:51 AM #16
You should get the $20 data plan. It's unlimited.
02-02-2008, 07:21 AM #17Data Usage
i am a legit at&t customer with a jailbroken 1.1.2. never been charged for edge data.I have the 20$ unlimited package.you should try it out.
02-02-2008, 08:09 AM #18
02-02-2008, 08:49 AM #19
i also do not have the edge settings in my iphone so i downloaded the netservices app, turned off everything else other than wifi. i check once in a while my usage and data is stuck to 0.
02-02-2008, 12:22 PM #20
u dont have to download a prgram
u can simply go on ur account on att.com
and take off internet..
what i did was that i called AT&T and i told em i was pissed off that they did they same thing to me
so i called them took of the internet and i was fine with the wi-fi i had in my house =D