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Turning Data Services On/Off

Devices automatically search for updates that incur data usage even if you're not using the Internet or an app that requires data. If you don't want to incur any data charges, you can turn off data services completely.
Check your user manual for specific instructions, but in general, follow these guidelines:
 
AndroidTM

a.    Navigate to Settings.
b.    Tap Wireless and Networks.
c.    Tap Mobile Networks.
d.    Select the Mobile Network check box to turn data connection on or off.


iPhone®

a.    Navigate to Settings.
b.    Tap Cellular.
c.    Tap Roaming.
d.    Select Voice Roaming, Data Roaming and/or International CDMA.


BlackBerry®

a.    Go to Options.
b.    Choose Mobile Networks.
c.    Select Manage Connections.
d.    Select Mobile Network Options.
e.    To turn data services on or off, change the Data Services field.


BlackBerry Touch Screens


a.    Tap the Network icon on the Status bar.
b.    Tap Networks and Connections.
c.    Tap Mobile Networks.
d.    To turn data services on or off, change the Data Services field.


Windows® 7

a.    Navigate to Settings.
b.    Select Cellular.
c.    Tap the Data Connection On/Off switch.

Remember, non-Global (CDMA only) devices can also use data and incur data charges in countries with CDMA data networks.  Our Trip Planner will tell you if your current phone will work in specific countries and what the rates will be.


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