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Anybody? I know the first gen has boss prefs that lets you turn off edge. Is there anything I can do to make it certain that I don't use any
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    Default No Data Plan - Can you stop the iphone from using data?
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    I know the first gen has boss prefs that lets you turn off edge. Is there anything I can do to make it certain that I don't use any data?

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    Turn off push, set fetch to manual, don't check e-mail, don't surf the web, don't use Apps that require the internet.

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    You HAVE to turn off edge to avoid data transfer. The iPhone does many things you do not make it do in the background processes.
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    That's the thing, he said "I know the first gen has boss prefs that lets you turn off edge.", which means he is most likely using the 3G version. As such, there are no options to do what you suggest.

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    Airplane Mode was the only way I could keep mine from using data on Gen1 before jailbreaking and using Boss prefs. Only problem with that is missed call and texts.

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    you can try to get a data block on your att account.

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    It's possible to have a plan with no data?
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    ^ lol

    I'm talking about the 3g yes, and I'm asking the question because I'm thinking about getting the new iphone but dont want data from Rogers. I'm just scared the iphones gonna use data without me knowing or by accident.

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    Ohh you're in Canada. Sorry to hear about what Rogers is doing with those plans. No I understand why you'd want to avoid using the data.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Philbert View Post
    Ohh you're in Canada. Sorry to hear about what Rogers is doing with those plans. No I understand why you'd want to avoid using the data.
    i've disabled edge on my first gen iphone and been perfectly fine. not 1kb of data has been used.
    i'm thinking of getting the 3g one for the gps since i have credit with fido and can get it for cheap. but the plans here suck huge.

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