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International Roaming

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I am traveling in Europe and have turned off data roaming however small amounts of data use, 1-6kb, is still coming up as being used on my Telstra bill.  This tiny and totally uncontrollable use then triggers a Telstra daily roaming charge of $10.  How do I stop this without taking out my SIM?

 

 

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Level 25: The Singularity
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Re: International Roaming

Change location services to GPS only, or turn location services off. That should fix the problem. 

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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Level 25: The Singularity
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Re: International Roaming

Change location services to GPS only, or turn location services off. That should fix the problem. 

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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Re: International Roaming

Thanks,

however I am using IPhone XS and it appears that if i turn off location services I lose GPS functionality .

that stops use of downloaded offline maps from google maps and mapme.

is there any way to turn off mobile location services but retain GPS and WiFi using iPhone?

 

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Level 25: The Singularity
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Re: International Roaming

Unfortunately, for Apple, I can't find a setting to set location services to GPS only. It's quite easy to do on Android.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.
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Re: International Roaming

Wish I'd known about that trick when we went O/S last year. Exactly the same issue. Note to self - remember for future trips

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