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Posts: 181
Registered: ‎07-19-2012
My Device: Q5, Q10, Z10, Z30, PlayBook
My Carrier: Carrier

Prevent BlackBerry connecting via direct TCP - only allow though BIS

i will be traveling to another country with my blackberry. I am planning to purchase a local pre-paid sim card to save on  roaming charges. They offer an unlimited BIS option on the pre-paid plan as long as the device is using blackbery.net APN, but as soon as device tries to connect using direct connection the money is drained from the card balance at a faster than lightspeed rate.


My question is how I can configure my blackberry (OS 7.1.x) to never attempt direct connection but only allow to connect via BIS using blackberry.net APN and via WIFI if needed.


Is such setup possible at all? Appreciate your advice!!

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Guru I
Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: Prevent BlackBerry connecting via direct TCP - only allow though BIS

if you have a steady WiFi connection, data will flow through it, as long as that local carrier allows it.

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