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You should define a STATIC address for the WiFi/LAN. (define an correct netmask, and dont enter any router/gateway address ). (see the static tab in the @Michiel's screenshot.) When you done, you can access the computers on WiFi network and you will access the rest of the Internet via 3G. This is what you looking for?


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Yes, iBooks can function normally while not connected to the internet. As long as you have the book(s) present in the iBooks app before you get out of coverage you will be fine. If you are out of your coverage area and connect to another network, or roaming, you might have additional expenses for using another network.


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After several careful readings of your question, something stood out: And on top of the huge amounts on 3G, this phone spent very little time outside Wifi. Your iPhone, when it's in sleep mode, turns off the WiFi radio to conserve battery power. So if you have data hungry apps that are doing things in the background when your phone is sleeping/locked, ...


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You can do this with USB or Bluetooth tethering on jailbroken iOS devices using an app such as MyWi. There are many other jailbreak apps for this function, so it's worth shopping around. Some will only share the 3G internet connection, but I understand others will share any internet connection over USB or bluetooth. You can't use wifi tethering to ...


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You can enable "Airplane Mode" and then turn on Wi-Fi. For phones that use a GSM sim card (even if they are on CDMA networks), if you remove the SIM card, you disable the cellular radio. Calls and cellular data stop flowing in this case. The most precise manner is in the settings app: Settings > General > Cellular > Cellular Data -> OFF


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The spinning circle icon is simply a means of indicating that some network activity is taking place, i.e. loading new data in Facebook or Tumblr. It could even be background data access like updating apps from the store or if you have background refresh enabled for some or all apps. It has nothing to do with which network is being used — for that, check the ...


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Uninstalled apps do not consume data. Rather, apps which were previously installed on the device consumed data, and those apps have now been uninstalled. The total data usage of all apps which were installed on the device at one point are condensed into a single row, called Uninstalled Apps.


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Sure. In Settings > General > Cellular > disable Cellular Data This will restrict all data to Wi-Fi For more information, see iOS: About the Cellular Data setting from Apple Support


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I use my iPad all day at work for email, web browsing, etc. on 3G and it works fine without Wi-Fi for everyday use. From a speed perspective, don't sweat it. For a user who obviously doesn't sound accustomed to blazing broadband, I think 3G will be just fine. Internet is fast enough, Netflix works, and YouTube and the like are fast enough (although YouTube ...


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In the Settings App, go to General -> Network. Flip the switch beside Cellular Data to OFF. That is all. I don't have a data plan and I leave it off and have never been surprised by additional charges on my bill.


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To print to your HP printer using AirPrint you will need some kind of AirPrint server. It is not enough to just get network connectivity to the printer, you need some software running somewhere to handle some of the communication details. It is conceivable that someone makes a 3G WiFi router that includes AirPrint support but I think is unlikely. ...


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Blacklisted IMEI or MEID on iPhones are usually one of two things: Clerical mistakes - contact the police or a cell carrier for assistance in clearing up that mistake. Stolen goods (or goods reported as stolen) - again the police or a lawyer might be your next step if you find out you have purchased stolen goods. You might want to contact the seller ...


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If you see a 3G at the top left it means that you are in an area which does not have 4G support. When you are in an area with 4G (or, on Verizon, LTE) you will see that in the top-left corner instead.


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The directory you're looking for happens to be /var/wireless/Library/Preferences. This is where the Settings > Cellular settings are stored. The per-application settings are stored in the database /var/wireless/Library/Databases/CellularUsage.db. If you want to add a setting manually, you'll need to add an entry for the application in two tables. The ...


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The iPhone will prefer Wi-Fi over Cellular data, so if you are connected to Wi-Fi your iPhone will use that connection instead of Cellular. To completely disable Cellular data, go to Settings → Cellular and disable Cellular Data. This will prevent your device from using Cellular data at all.


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You cannot use your Wi-Fi connection for Internet connectivity while other devices are using Wi-Fi for Personal Hotspot. You can share only a cellular data connection; you cannot share a Wi-Fi connection. As seen here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4517


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Current Period refers to the period of time since the last reset. This is nothing to do with the cellular plan. You can see the beginning date of the current period by scrolling to the bottom and looking at the date under the reset option. If you have never reset the counter, it has been counting up like the odometer of a car since you started the OS at a ...


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The thing about these limits is that the carriers and iPhone models are all different. For instance, the iPhone 5 should theoretically be able to handle up to 14 connections, but both AT&T and Verizon limits it to 5. As far as I have understood, it is hardware-limited, and therefore it is not affected by iOS version. I have started on a list which ...


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This appears to be fixed in iOS7 - I set the DHCP Gateway to 0.0.0.0 and the iPad connects with a tickbox rather than leaving the spinning circle.


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There is no reason why SMS should be tied to your data package. Turning data roaming off, indeed just turning data off (if you are not currently roaming and merely want to prove this) should still allow you to send and receive SMS messages as these are sent through the voice connection, not the data one - it's exactly how phones have always been able to ...


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Although your iPhone will use WiFi when available, that's only to save your cellular data limit being reached as quickly. Your iPhone keeps the 3G antennas active (while the internet is in use) for the following reasons; In case you have 'flaky' WiFi; your iPhone will switch between WiFi and cellular without you noticing to keep a reliable connection ...


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Looks like it's restricted —someone activated parental controls on your device. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions and scroll down until you see the Cellular data item, you can deactivate it there (given you know the passcode).


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The iPad Mini model A1454 is designed and will only work on LTE bands 4 (AWS) and 17 (700b MHz). http://www.apple.com/ipad/LTE/ Since 4G means so much, you may have to ask your specific carrier if they use either of these LTE bands. Even if your carrier operates in those bands, there still isn't a guarantee they support iPad so you'd really need to ...


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It's not locked to any one carrier so you should be able to insert a Micro SIM card for your local carrier and it will work. The catch is that there are different sets of GSM frequencies in use, so you should verify that your chosen carrier uses frequencies supported by the iPad. Odds are it will work, but better to be safe. From the specs page, here is ...


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The tech specs page lists the available network features per model in more detail. GSM model A1428: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17) CDMA model A1429: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, ...


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According to an Apple Support KB: You cannot use your Wi-Fi connection for Internet connectivity while other devices are using Wi-Fi for Personal Hotspot. You can share only a cellular data connection; you cannot share a Wi-Fi connection. This KB mentions the support for hotspots, by device: While this Apple Support information might not apply ...


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You need to turn off "Use Cellular Data" in the "Music" section in Settings. Then, when you go to play a song from iTunes Match when you're on 3G, it'll give you a message saying you need to be on Wi-Fi.


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I'll cover the no-jailbreak scenario and leave editing or another answer for someone that knows how to change this by modifying iOS. Without a jailbreak, no. The cellular data is governed by APN settings. You can change these with the iPhone configuration utility and some learning. The Wi-Fi settings are easy to override using the device itself, but it's ...


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If you still want to be downloading stuff, then probably yes, switching off 3G probably won't save you much power / battery life. However, when my battery is running low, switching off 3G can make the difference between the battery making it until I get to a charger or not. Obviously in those conditions I stop surfing or doing anything data-related as well, ...


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This is a limit imposed by Apple. Cellular downloads are limited to a file size of 20 MB or smaller. See comment below, iOS 5.1 has increased this limit to 50 MB.



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