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If I get an unlocked Inspire 4G, can I use it with AT&T without a data plan? Or will they somehow still find out and charge me?

My current phone is an Ericsson P1i, which also needs a data plan, but I got it unlocked and they have never found out.
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they will charge you the minute that thing starts receiving data
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Originally Posted by jdub;13255916 
they will charge you the minute that thing starts receiving data

What if I turn off the data service and only use wifi?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Boris4ka;13255971 
What if I turn off the data service and only use wifi?

Then it will not be a problem.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ComradeNF;13256002 
Then it will not be a problem.

The phone doesn't try to automatically connect as soon as it's turned on? I can just turn off 3g/4g data and I'll be good to go?
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Before you put in your sim, go to settings and disable data over network. Then you should be good.
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what he said but why rock a smartphone with 0 data
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post #8 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jdub;13256087 
what he said but why rock a smartphone with 0 data

I'm still trying to convince myself that it's worth it. $15 a month for 200mb isn't worth it, and $25 for 2GB is too much money. I don't think I need internet access all the time, wifi should be enough. But maybe not, I wouldn't know since I've never owned an android phone.
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post #9 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Boris4ka;13256058 
The phone doesn't try to automatically connect as soon as it's turned on? I can just turn off 3g/4g data and I'll be good to go?

When you first get it it will ask you if you want to use Data or Wifi or both. Just select WiFi and you are good to go. I have the Inspire 4G as well. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions as I would be happy to answer them.
post #10 of 35
Another option is to purchase the desire hd A9192 (basically the international version of the inspire with AT&T compatible 3G bands) and then you can use their old unlimited data plan for $10-15. It does cost a bit more than an inspire though.
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