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Wifi and data plan

I am using my home wifi connection on my iphone.  If I am on wifi am I using my data time?  I believe not, but just want to double check, so I am not wracking up data time at home.

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no you are not. Turn off 3g data or even put it in airplane mode if you want to assure yourself its not.

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When you are using wifi, you are not counting against your plans data limits,  but do be aware, that you may not be using wifi as much as you think you are.  If you are in a wifi area, but you allow your phone to go into standby mode, it will rutn off the wifi radio and revert back to using the cellular data network (which does count against your plans data limits).

Jerry B.


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Note that not all features are covered through WiFi. Cellular based features including your voicemail, sms/mms, and the phantom data service will ping for 3G data now and then. You can go to settings/general/network/data off but you will not receive any of these cellular based features until it is reactivated.

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