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how much traffic iOS Maps using while in turn-by-turn navigation mode?

I'm trying to estimate necessary data plan for a Euro trip, and my main concern is: I'm going to use an iPad mini native Maps app for turn-by-turn navigation being there. Was unsuccessfully trying to ...
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Does using a hotspot while connected to wifi use cellular data?

As the title does ask: Does using a hotspot while connected to WiFi use cellular data? I'm asking because my Windows 8 laptop cannot recognize my friend's router, as in it can't even find it, ...
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My imessages won't send in all wifi

I have an iPhone 4s and imessages will not always send depending on what wifi I am in. When I am connected to my university's wifi, imessages will send without data being turned on however at my ...
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How to disable iOS 7 warning about mobile data being turned off for an app [duplicate]

I use an app that can consume a sizeable amount of bandwidth, so I have disabled mobile data for that app under Settings > Mobile > USE MOBILE DATA FOR > [App Name] > OFF. The setting works great, and ...
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How to tell can I tell if my iPhone 5c is 3G or 4G?

I ordered an iPhone5c for 4G usage, however the phone I received displays a 3G on the top left of my screen. Does 3G on the top left mean I'm using 3G? Does this convert to 4G through proper ...
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Why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network?

This doesn't make any sense to me: why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network? I always thought iPhone did that since the very beginning and my battery ...
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Restrict iPad's 3G internet connection to certain applications

When I am using my iPad out of home (using 3G connection), I only check twitter or email, which uses very low bandwidth. But after the minutes, I can see that it consumes almos 50MB of data, so it ...
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Network usage whitelist for cell tethering on OSX?

I frequently use my Macbook on my iPad's data plan. Unfortunately, unlike iOS, OSX can't limit application network usage based on whether it's on a cell network, and I always have to remember to close ...
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Is there a “Voice Recording” application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording?

Is there a "Voice Recording" application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording? (By way of illustration, when I am recording voice and the time of recording is 2.12.23 I want to pin this ...
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Gifting iPad Air + 3G: how to handle data?

I am thinking about giving out iPad Airs to my customers. However, I have some concerns about how to "gift" an iPad + 3G. Do we have to pay the data for the device or could we make them responsible ...
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How can a user reasonably project data usage before buying a new iPad?

Apple announced the new iPad Mini models, and they look spectacular. I've never owned a device with a cellular data plan before, and the idea of near-ubiquitous connectivity sounds truly amazing. But ...
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Will I be charged any fees to use iTunes Radio with my AT&T unlimited data plan?

I just got an iPhone 5s. My wireless plan is with AT&T and includes unlimited cellular data. When I open the Music app and go to iTunes Radio, a dialog appears stating: Use Cellular Data? ...
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What would happen if I put an iPad sim card in my iPhone

Can I put a data only, no voice or text sim card in an iPhone. I'm keen to get 4g but I've found the cheapest monthly plan for a nano sim is £33 for 3GB. This included unlimited text(SMS) and ...
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Allow SMS without other data

I am out of my home country, so data is pretty expensive (~ $20 USD/mb). However, I do have an international SMS package. In iOS 7, if I turn Data Roaming off, I cannot send or receive SMS. If I ...
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Can I use basic iPhone 5/5s/5c with Aio Wireless “Aio Basic” plan?

I would like to buy an unlocked iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s, and use it with the Aio Basic plan from Aio Wireless, an AT&T prepaid subsidiary launched in mid-2013. On their web-site, Aio Basic @ 40 ...
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how to clean the meid ? Alltel iPhone 4

Do anyone know to unlock the meid ? I bout an iPhone off of eBay turns out to be blacklisted and now I'm stuck with a useless iPhone. All the tutorials I see on YouTube shows every carrier except ...
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How do I activate my hotspot on my prepaid service I had on postpaid?

My iPhone used to work for tethering when I had a postpaid account. Now that I am on a prepaid plan, I need my hotspot back ASAP to use my optus service for my laptop. Please tell me I can still ...
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Tethering: Tell iPad to treat Wifi connection as mobile data?

I am regularily tethering from my phone to my iPad. Basically this works fine -- except that, being on wifi, the iPad or various apps treat the data connection as if it was a flatrate. The same would ...
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iPhone 3GS turning off randomly while being used

While using the phone it randomly shuts down. And when I turn it back on battery drains by about 3 or 4 percent. Could this be a battery problem or a sign to another major problem? So the only way I ...
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iMessage between iPhone and MacBook Pro

If i am on my MacBook Pro's iMessage and messaging someone that has an iPhone through iMessage will their replies and my messages show up on their phone bill. if it shows up will it be as data or as ...
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iPhone 4 has 3G connectivity but can't access internet

Just last week, my access to the internet over mobile data networks has stopped working. I've already talked to my operator, and they gave me a new SIM card and tested that 3G works in another phone ...
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OSX 10.8.2 installs routes on second ppp connection to the wrong interface

When I connect to a 3G connection it installs an interface ppp0 and a default gateway all OK: netstat -rn Routing tables Internet: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use ...
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Print from iPad without AirPrint or Wi-Fi

Consider the following configuration I have a Wi-Fi iPad without 3G support. I also have an HP printer that doesn't not have Wi-Fi capabilities. My printer supports USB. I am planning to buy a 3G ...
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424 views

How to debug excessive iPhone data usage?

I'm in the UK, and recently changed from a pre-pay carrier (GiffGaff) to EE. My data usage with GiffGaff was about 100-125 MB every two weeks; with EE, I've used nearly 250 MB in the first 5 days. My ...
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Where can one find the meid of an iOS Device? (in particular an iPad)

I'm getting 4G on my iPad 2 and the Sales Rep for Verizon said that I needed to text him the meid, where in iOS might I find this meid?
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What does the spinning circle next to the network indicators on iOS mean?

I recently got an iPhone and at first I had problems connecting to the wifi. After a while, I got it to work. Now I noticed a small circle next to the wifi icon that spins when I am going down through ...
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Using Mobile SIM card with an iPad Mini

If I buy a Wifi and Cellular iPad Mini, could I cut down my mobile SIM card and use its cellular data with the iPad?
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611 views

Disable iPhone 4 data connection

Can I disable the data connection on my iPhone, but use the Wi-Fi as normal?
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iPad mini model 1454 not supported LTE

today I went to my services provider to get the 4G network to my iPad mini and I was just knowing that the 4G will not working with ipad mini model A1454 except in USA and Canada what should I do to ...
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How reliable are the iOS data usage stats?

I have a dispute with my carrier such that my bills for the past 6 months list 10GB more usage than listed by my device's (iphone 5 running ios 6) data usage stats. They have told me that they can't ...
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421 views

Can I use iPhone 4 3G services outside of my native country?

I have an iPhone 4, bought at my home country and I have a data plan with a local telco carrier. My phone has never being unlocked. See, I am such a nice citizen in Apple's walled, seclusive and ...
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Is there anyway to disable network connections on 3G for some application?

I want some applications connect to Internet only when wifi connection is available. How can I do that?
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628 views

Comparing iPad mini data plans; Why choose AT&T, it has fewer countries and is more expensive?

I'm trying to choose between the various data plans for an iPad Mini. Based on this chart it appears that the ATT model (A1454) only works in North/South America, while model A1455 is supported ...
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Internet connection in Germany for iPad 2nd gen

I have to say first, I am clueless about it all, including the jargon. I have just spent phone time with ATT, and I have learned I will not be able to tether (that means create a hot spot from my ...
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Cellular data not working after software update?

I have updated my iphone software to 6.1 on my 3GS and now my cellular data network is not available. Can this be fixed or can I restore an earlier version again?
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Does iOS 7 cellular tethering limit the number of WiFi clients?

I'm looking on Apple's site and can't find any published limits on how many clients can connect to one iPhone / iPad with cellular tethering enabled in the US. Setting aside the obvious limit where ...
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Proxy settings for iPhone, 3G connection

I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the WLAN settings in the iPhone. But I'm wondering whether it is also possible to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection.
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iPad Mini internet connection (No WiFi)

I'm planning to buy an iPad mini + cellular but not on my country. I would buy itt on the United States and someone is going to bring it to me. I have some questions: The person who is going to buy ...
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Why is the VPN switch sometimes missing from settings on my iPad?

There is a VPN switch in settings that often appears below the wifi option in settings on iOS: (the above image is from a website and not my iPad, as I can't seem to get my iPad to show VPN right ...
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iPad 3 not connecting to a cellular network at all

My iPad 3 doesn't want to connect to my cellular network. When i want to go onto the appstore or internet it says I'm not connected. We have taken it to our local iStore and to the network providers ...
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How can I set up a UK-based iPad with simple ongoing internet access for my grandmother?

I've just donated a secondhand iPad 2 to my grandmother, with the intent that she can use it as her first foray into email, and possibly other things, given time. She has very limited experiences with ...
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Is there a way to use my iPhone 5's unlimited data on my iPad mini Wi-Fi without the expensive hotspot option?

I am grand-fathered in the AT&T unlimited data. I sometimes like to stream Netflix, Hulu, etc while on lunch break. Is there a way to airplay it over to my iPad mini, or do some type of internet ...
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iPad 3 used up 250 MB of LTE data in 3 hours without active usage

This morning I purchased 250MB of data from AT&T ahead of the auto-renewal schedule because I had used it up two weeks back. I then checked a few emails without downloading attachments and rode to ...
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What is the difference between the iPad Mini model numbers A1454 and A1455?

Apple lists the iPad mini models on the Identifying iPad models web page and lists two cellular models: A1454 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular A1455 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) I can't ...
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Will an iPad mini purchased in the US work well once it returns to live in England?

My oldest daughter lives in England and is returning there after the upcoming holidays. Her Mother and I live in the USA. She desires an iPad Mini as a Christmas gift. She is an iPhone 4S user with ...
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Disable cellphone network but keep wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable iPhone Cell Antennae Is there any way to make my iPhone 5 like a simple iPod touch? I'd like to disable all cellphone functionality but keep the wifi. No ...
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Crappy 3G USB dongles. Fix?

I'm currently using a 3G USB stick to get mobile internet to my mac. I use different kinds and this is the only way to get internet in some places. So I have to use them. Most of these supply really ...
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How can I enter a shortcode on a 4G iPad?

I'm using a prepaid wireless carrier with my iPad. I can buy codes for the carrier that add credit to my account. On a cell phone, I'd dial these codes using something like *101*(digits)#. The iPad ...
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Cellular Data Number is “Unknown” on some iPads

Dealing with numerous iPads (3G and LTE), all with the same telco. If I go to Settings, General, Cellular Data Number, some iPads display the number fine (e.g. +11234567890). On others, it shows ...
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Which iPhone 5 models are compatible with cellular carriers around the globe?

On this page Apple lists 3 different models of iPhone with different LTE support. My question is, if I buy an iPhone in one area (e.g. Canada), and take it back to another area (e.g. the UK), what ...