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Help Data roaming warning

bugpack6

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Dec 9, 2010
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My Epic touch is getting Data roaming warning all the time. It happens at home while I am on my Wifi network. Why do I always get this. It does a triple beep and the big red warning sign comes up. I have to reset the phone to get the triangle sign that's on top of the signal bars.
Any thoughts on this?
 
Adding add'l info in case it's helpful.
Settings: Wireless and network: Roaming: Roaming Guard:
* uncheck the box for Domestic data; you can also uncheck the box for Domestic Voice as well as international Voice & Data.

I was told that under our unlimited plan, we could roam (domestically, at least) using voice & data with impunity. Of course, it's worth double-checking yourself.
 
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Its LOS with the EKO2 modem/kernel if you root and flash a ROM with the EL13 kernal. It will get rid of the roaming bug. I had the same thing happen after I got on EL13 I haven't e xperienced it again. Oh and no use returning phones. All on EK02 have that problem. So its either flash a ROM or wait for Sammy to patch.
I'm contemplating picking up a Galaxy S2. How intrusive is the warning? I know I won't get charged anything extra, but if it's a constant warning, it'd get old fast. Plus I'm not looking to root my phones.
 
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It all depends on your area's signal strength. Mine wasn't so bad but I've heard some have had it worse. But I wouldn't let it stop you. Sammy will issue a better patch sooner than later and you wouldn't have to root to get it.
I'm not the biggest fan of Samsung after the problems I had with them regarding the Moment when it launched. In fact I said I'd never buy a Samsung phone again, but the Galaxy SII is pretty nice. :)
 
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I'm contemplating picking up a Galaxy S2. How intrusive is the warning? I know I won't get charged anything extra, but if it's a constant warning, it'd get old fast. Plus I'm not looking to root my phones.

Just to be clear, I don't believe it's "normal" to get this warning on the E4GT ... something funky with the OP's phone. There is a Roaming Guard feature that will warn you if you want, but you *should* be able to turn that off.
 
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I'm not the biggest fan of Samsung after the problems I had with them regarding the Moment when it launched. In fact I said I'd never buy a Samsung phone again, but the Galaxy SII is pretty nice. :)
I deplore my Moment, It makes a better email reader then a phone. I have had the same thought as you, no more moments. my galaxy S 2 is in the mail.... sorry, back on topic...
 
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Just to be clear, I don't believe it's "normal" to get this warning on the E4GT ... something funky with the OP's phone. There is a Roaming Guard feature that will warn you if you want, but you *should* be able to turn that off.
I have had my E4GT for a week now and haven't had this warning once, thankfully. Hopefully the OP can take his phone back and get it replaced without hassle.
 
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I deplore my Moment, It makes a better email reader then a phone. I have had the same thought as you, no more moments. my galaxy S 2 is in the mail.... sorry, back on topic...
I actually still have the Moment (in my desk drawer) because I couldn't sell it after I upgraded to the EVO. When I did upgrade to the EVO, Sprint had a "trade in program" and the value on the Moment (it was brand spanking new after getting a replacement through them) was $0.00. lmao. I will keep the Moment purely as a back up phone just in case.

When I had the issue with the Moment, I spent MONTHS with Samsung trying to get them to admit there was a problem, but they wouldn't. At that point, they said it was EOL (end of life) for the Moment and there would be no more updates for it. When that happened, I said I would never purchase a Samsung phone ever again (which is why I waited 3 months before finally purchasing the GalaxyS2). It's a great phone (the SG2), and hopefully no major issues arise. :)
 
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