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August 8, 2013
10:35 am
davy
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I have a new issue. my network is working, but not WeChat. I believe it is not my phone problem because my WeChat works well through Wifi.
I beg a solution if anyone had this same problem and have solution. I highly appreciate.

August 8, 2013
9:46 pm
chimpanzee
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no IM works unless you use some web version.

August 9, 2013
1:07 pm
netyang
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7-11 true data seems come back since last evening.

August 11, 2013
12:09 pm
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At the risk of asking a question already answered, I could really use help with a Speakout data plan problem. My Android LG-P690b (aka Optimus Net) came originally with a Virgin SIM card. I got the phone unlocked and switched to Speakout. Friendly experts installed the data plan settings provided by Speakout, and the web browser now works, although very slowly. However, none of the apps function, including G-mail and email. They all work fine when connected through WiFi.

I see from other postings that there are problems using Speakout on non- 7-11 phones. Can anyone tell me whether they have managed to get their apps working on the LG-P690b via the cellphone network? Many thanks.

August 11, 2013
10:57 pm
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src said:

I see from other postings that there are problems using Speakout on non- 7-11 phones. Can anyone tell me whether they have managed to get their apps working on the LG-P690b via the cellphone network? Many thanks.


Did you try using a Proxy App as described in detail several pages back? Unless you are on Jellybean, none of the apps other than the Browser will work without a Proxy. Even with Jellybean only about 60% of the apps will work without a Proxy. With a Proxy about 80% of the apps will work.

If the network is very slow check whether you're on a 2G (Edge) network. Otherwise, try phoning CS to reset the connection, often will work to connect you at a faster speed.

August 12, 2013
9:13 am
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Many thanks. Here are the settings I got from Speakout.

Homepage http://wap:8582/start.wml
Connection security: Off
Active Bearer: GPRS
Connection type: GPRS Attach on Demand
Authentication Type: Normal
Access Point Name: goam.com
User Name: wapuser1
Password: wap
Login Type: Automatic
Primary Proxy Server Setting 10.128.1.69
Primary Proxy Server Port: 80

I'm not well informed on cellphones, but this seems to indicate that a proxy server is set up. Is there something else I should be doing? Your assistance is much appreciated!

August 12, 2013
10:14 am
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The Optimus Net is not a great phone for speakout UMB. You are pretty much stuck with Android 2.3.3, because there is no support for anything higher. Android 4+ deals with proxies well. Unless you root the phone, and install a program like proxydroid, I think the best you can expect is just browsing.

August 14, 2013
8:34 am
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bridonca said:

Unless you root the phone, and install a program like proxydroid, I think the best you can expect is just browsing.


Agreed. That's what I had to do for my Galaxy W.

You will need to root the phone in order to run ProxyDroid. Rooting is sort of like "administrator" access on the PC, it gives access to levels in Android the regular user would not otherwise have. It is a fairly straightforward process but will void your warranty. There are plenty of links on how to do it with SuperOneClick, here's one from theunlockr.com. SuperOneClick does all of the work for you.

Once you have it rooted, then you can run ProxyDroid from the Play Store that will allow other Apps work. Otherwise you are just stuck on Browsing as UMB refers to.

August 19, 2013
7:22 pm
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bridonca said:

The Optimus Net is not a great phone for speakout UMB. You are pretty much stuck with Android 2.3.3, because there is no support for anything higher. Android 4+ deals with proxies well. Unless you root the phone, and install a program like proxydroid, I think the best you can expect is just browsing.


Actually that's not quite true. His phone can be upgraded to ICS (and even JB if he wants to go without a camera) but he'll have to root and then flash the ROM himself. At this point that's probably more hassle than it's worth, unless he knows how to do it.

August 19, 2013
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WetCoastGuy said:

src said:

I see from other postings that there are problems using Speakout on non- 7-11 phones. Can anyone tell me whether they have managed to get their apps working on the LG-P690b via the cellphone network? Many thanks.


Did you try using a Proxy App as described in detail several pages back? Unless you are on Jellybean, none of the apps other than the Browser will work without a Proxy. Even with Jellybean only about 60% of the apps will work without a Proxy. With a Proxy about 80% of the apps will work.


Well, he can root his phone and use DroidVPN, that way he'll get 99% app functionality.

August 19, 2013
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I see from other postings that there are problems using Speakout on non- 7-11 phones. Can anyone tell me whether they have managed to get their apps working on the LG-P690b via the cellphone network? Many thanks.


As long as your phone is unlocked, it has a SIM slot, and your phone's radio supports the right frequencies (that Rogers Wireless uses), then you'll be fine and shouldn't have any problems. Once you buy the SIM card at 7-11, stick it in, enter in the APN data.. root your phone (or don't, if you are using ICS) and then install DroidVPN.

August 20, 2013
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davy
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I have rooted my phone and installed Auto Proxy Lite. It works in outsite.
But there another problem, once I get home with my WiFi, both don't work. I have to turn off either WIFI or the Auto Proxy. Otherwise, I cannot browse anything.
It is interesting, maybe because my house is starco finished with the steel net. My phone has no signal, in basement, it has no signal at all. So I can only use WIFI. I have to switch them all the time.
I am wondering if I update the Auto Proxy to full (I am reluctant to give out my credit card #, they don't have a paypal option.) does it swith automaticly?

August 20, 2013
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davy said:

I have rooted my phone and installed Auto Proxy Lite. It works in outsite.
But there another problem, once I get home with my WiFi, both don't work. I have to turn off either WIFI or the Auto Proxy. Otherwise, I cannot browse anything.
It is interesting, maybe because my house is starco finished with the steel net. My phone has no signal, in basement, it has no signal at all. So I can only use WIFI. I have to switch them all the time.
I am wondering if I update the Auto Proxy to full (I am reluctant to give out my credit card #, they don't have a paypal option.) does it swith automaticly?


I used to use the full version of AutoProxy and I believe there is indeed a setting that makes it so it only activates if 3G is present, or if WiFi is present. At least, that's how it worked for me, and i'm pretty sure I set it like that, lol.

September 23, 2013
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I did this;

I have a factory unlocked Dell Streak that came with android 2.2. You can only get the unlocked version from Dell USA. I installed the SO SIM card and went to Settings / Wireless & network Settings / Mobile Networks / Access Point Names / APNs
Name Speak Out
APN goam.com
Proxy 10.128.1.69
Port 80
Username wapuser1
Password wap
Server
MMSC http:/mms.gprs.rogers.com
MMS proxy 10.128.1.69
MMS port 80
MCC 302
MNC 720
Authentication type None
APN type default

The built in browser works but very few Apps work

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and it works fine for me. THANK YOU! I have a Samsung s2 19100, unlocked but I think unrooted and I was worried I'd have to do fancy stuff. I just email, surf, FB, use the maps and a few other things but it all works fine and I am SO pleased!

Did you know the customer service send you here to get you problems solved? I love that.

December 3, 2013
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Hi. I just converted from UBM (which always worked) to the new and crappy data plan. Nothing seems to work though. Even after setting the correct APN settings, nothing happens. I think even before setting up anything for UBM, I had the little "e" near the signal bars indicating that it knew I'm supposed to get data. Nothing this time though, even after restarting several times.

I got the confirmation text within minutes of activation and the webside acknowledges that I indeed activated it. Is there something I'm missing or should I call support?

Thanks!

(ps. I'm on android)

December 4, 2013
5:08 am
46jimbo
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Create a new apn. Only 1 setting is necessary. APN: internet.com
Save and select.

December 4, 2013
1:40 pm
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YES! Thank you! Why does the site offer incorrect APN settings? Oh well. I'm a happy camper now.

December 9, 2013
10:05 pm
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46jimbo said:

Create a new apn. Only 1 setting is necessary. APN: internet.com
Save and select.


I have an Android too. I signed up a data plan but nothing works.. I tried using this APN but still doesn't work... I need help! Anyone!

December 9, 2013
10:09 pm
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foobar said:

YES! Thank you! Why does the site offer incorrect APN settings? Oh well. I'm a happy camper now.


How did you do it? I'm in the same boat as you but u got it right? I tried using the internet.com APN but it still doesn't work... Please share your solution

December 19, 2013
10:35 am
dutchmike
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Still not sure what is wrong, APN matches, autoproxy installed but cannot connect saying "you are not connected to a network"? I have been piddling about with this for weeks now and it just won't hookup for me ... what am I missing?