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Internet Connection

I hope somebody can help with what is probably a simple problem, I cannot connect to the internet when i'm outdoors, I must have altered a setting on my phone as it was working previously.

I can connect at WiFi hotspots and to my home broadband but not elsewhere.

I would appreciate any help.

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Re: Internet Connection

Start by texting the word "Active" to 2020. Save the settings that get text back and restart the phone. Also make sure you have data turned on.
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Re: Internet Connection

Have you got data turned off on your phone?

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Re: Internet Connection

I don't know, which setting should I be looking at?

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Ok, I've done that.
Not sure how I check if data is switched on.
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I don't know what phone you have but mostly it will be in network settings or a long press on the power key will bring up some options.
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Who has the crystal ball now? Smiley Frustrated

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Glaxy Ace 2, I've just tried that, I won't know if it's worked till i go out, i think you've solved it.

thanks.

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If you turn off your wifi you should see a 3g symbol appear in place of the wifi symbol on the phone.
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Problem solved, thanks for your help.