In wireless telecommunications, roaming is a general term referring to the extension of connectivity service in a location that is different from the home location where the service was registered. Roaming ensures that the wireless device is kept connected to the network, without losing the ...

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Microsoft Exchange Active Sync issue when roaming

I bought new Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Last week I went to a different state ( roaming). During roaming my office outlook mail is not syncing. Whole purpose of having Email on phone is gone. I don't ...
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Ordered i9300 from eBay - need help to understand what's going on

I've ordered a new, unlocked i9300 from eBay, and I had some adventures with it: I've unpacked it, inserted my SIM, powered it on, and found out that the phone always thinks that I'm roaming. ...
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HTC One M8 Sprint doesn't connect to roaming partners India

I am currently in India, and I'm not able to get roaming data with my HTC One M8 Sprint. I have tried several settings and several carriers but to no avail. I have called Sprint but their solutions ...
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How to use MMS with disabled data roaming?

Can I disable all data except for MMS in roaming on Android 4.4 KitKat (Xperia Z1 Compact)? Disabling Data Roaming disables also MMS. I want to use MMS, but not any data (because of high expenses). ...
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Can the Network Operator know my whatsapp number on roaming?

If I am roaming and change the SIMcard, is the original Whatsapp data stored anywhere? Is there any way for -let's say the police- to track down all places I have traveled to?
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“Data roaming” unchecked but connected to foreign network for data anyway

I am using a Galaxy Nexus LTE running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 with service from Verizon Wireless in the U.S. In Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile networks, I have: Data enabled: on Data roaming: ...
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Forced into roaming

I have a HTC One M7 that I use on Sprint. My issue is that I am forced to have my phone in roam mode for it to function. I currently have Automatic selected because in Home only mode I have no ...
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Preferred and forbidden networks on Android

In the days before Android, buried deep in the network settings of my old phone were two options called Preferred Networks and Forbidden Networks was an option called Preferred Networks, and I have ...
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My Samsung S3 I747 is always Roaming

I am having a large issue with my S3. I bought a brand new S3 from a trusted friend, he explained to me that it was with Bell originally, (original carrier). So when he sold it to me he also said he ...
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Email sync on roaming

I use Samsung Galaxy Note with Android 4.0.3. When I am outside the home network i.e. On roaming, the phone is not able to sync with Microsoft Exchange. When I am back in Home network they get ...
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Cannot un-set home only (no roaming) mode

TL;DR: On Moto X Pure Edition, if you lock out roaming, you cannot restore its ability to roam. Detailed version: I have a Moto X Pure Edition (2015 version) running on the Sprint network. I am ...
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How do I use international roaming

I'm at an international airport and because of that, my phone is giving me no service. I want to use international roaming to make a call but I don't know how(I don't care about the extra costs) my ...
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How do I stop data roaming alerts?

Is there a way to stop data roaming alerts from poping up ? This is what I am getting : Translation : Data roaming Roaming area is not detected. Do you want to disable the data roaming service ? ...
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Count roaming data

I am traveling to foreign country and I have activated data roaming. How can I track data usage in roaming? I want to know if I have used 10% or 50% or more of my data. One way is to write a note ...
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How to prioritize 4G/3G network to avoid unexpected roaming?

I am currently commuting on a daily basis from Belgium to Luxembourg for work. The problem is that if I let my smartphone (android lollipop) automatically choose the "best" network to go with, it ...
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How to turn off global roaming?

I have a mobile/tablet I obtained in Qatar. I came home to Thailand and put a Thai SIM card in it but it steadfastly refuses to budge off of roaming. I tried other carrier SIMs too but same problem ...