1. Rirruto's Avatar
    Hi everyone, I've done a little searching around for this answer but couldn't find anything definitive. I am looking for a way to run the phone only on wifi while going to another country. I was able to do this easily on my Blackberry by unchecking the Mobile Network box under network connections and having wifi enabled. I was then able to make/receive calls, get email, browse, use apps, and text when using a wifi network (as if I was still in the US) and everything would be disabled when not in a wifi network.

    Basically, I do not want the phone to roam and use up data when I'm not on wifi. What is the simplest way to achieve this on this phone? How can I confirm that I am running solely on wifi? I've only had this phone and been using Android for 6 days so not totally sure how it works. Thanks in advance!
    04-29-2011 09:45 AM
  2. Smitty_82's Avatar
    The easiest way would be to put the phone in airplane mode, then turn on the wifi. Hope that works for you.
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    04-29-2011 09:47 AM
  3. adammcgovern's Avatar
    Shouldn't you be able to do the same thing with your phone. Go to menu>settings>wireless and networks and then just enable/disable whichever wireless connections you choose. I'm also going to Europe in a couple of weeks so if that isn't how you do it I'd call your provider
    04-29-2011 09:52 AM
  4. Rirruto's Avatar
    Thanks, Smitty_82. I will test that out on my home wifi network later tonight.
    04-29-2011 09:59 AM
  5. Rirruto's Avatar
    I tried the tip on turning on airplane mode and then turning on wifi. It lets me browse and use apps but no calls and no texts.

    Any other suggestions?
    04-30-2011 12:30 PM
  6. bb6h22lude's Avatar
    all you do is go to settings, wireless & networks then at the bottom push mobile networks and disable data. wow some of these other answers were not top notch.
    05-01-2011 11:46 PM