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Hey guys! I have a new twist on an old question but with the Iphone OS 5 release I wish to pick your brains a bit...I guess to summarize does the new OS system for the Ipod and IPADS change things for communicating while cruising?
<< I personally do not trust the "Airplane Mode." I always remove the SIM card and that removes all of my worries. I'll just use the iPhone's WiFi capabilities during that time.Rather than go through the hassle of removing the SIM, and the possibility of breaking the sim tray or loosing both the SIM and the tray (it happens), for anyone freaking out about the chance of inadvertently roaming while traveling, it's a lot easier to just call your cellphone carrier and have them block international roaming and ship-roaming on your account.
Rather than go through the hassle of removing the SIM, and the possibility of breaking the sim tray or loosing both the SIM and the tray (it happens), for anyone freaking out about the chance of inadvertently roaming while traveling, it's a lot easier to just call your cellphone carrier and have them block international roaming and ship-roaming on your account.But how would that help anyone make calls. Plus, does anyone really trust AT&T (assuming he has AT&T) to do the right thing?
With a few keystrokes they can ensure that no matter what, your phone won't connect to any foreign cell networks, including the ships cellular connections.
In these sorts of "it could cost me a crapton if someone screws up" situations, ALWAYS ensure to have the customer service rep from your cellphone company document on your account what they did, and what they promised you...that way if you get back and end up with a massive bill because they screwed up and didn't disable it properly, you will just end up with a credit on your account.
Don't ask me how I know that.
What is a safe way to use your iphone 4 if you have Verizon & no sim card to remove Is airplane mode enough with your data & call roaming turned off?Yes...some people here forget that not every phone out there has a SIM card, including the Verizon iPhone.
winchesterdog Kevin, Don't know what ship you're as you've not said, but... Carnival just last week introduced a fleet-wide in-room phone rate of $1.99 per minute for domestic and international calls.Interesting...very reasonable rates - people would actually use their phones for non-emergency reasons at those rates - $1.99/Min is within the range of "Hey, I'm calling you from the middle of the ocean just because I can, Woohoo!" reasoning.