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Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: MamaB] #155866
03/02/2018 10:57 AM
03/02/2018 10:57 AM
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Columbia, SC, USA
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It's funny, the difference between Apple and Android phones is odd - it's really like left brain versus right brain or Democrat versus Republican in what makes sense intuitively. Some people love Apple products, some love Androids and Windows devices, but how they present themselves to the owner is very different and few like both. Personally, I hated my iPhone and love the Android Samsung phones, but like politics, there are just as many who'll swear by the opposite. (Since polarization is such a problem in our current society, I sure hope this post doesn't prompt an Apple versus Android debate!) I wish you luck with your transition! If that doesn't work, I wish you luck with your marriage counselor. smile

Just try what I wrote and feel free to message me if something's not clear. smile I urge you to try the things we discussed now while its fresh in your mind.

David


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Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: DandM29212] #155871
03/02/2018 12:27 PM
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Thank-you again!! smile

You are right!!
argue
It may be causing problems !!! LOL

Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: DandM29212] #155873
03/02/2018 12:51 PM
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I, too, found your explanation very informative. Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge.


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Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: DandM29212] #155880
03/02/2018 02:47 PM
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For our recent trip, we had both Apple and Android users. We set up the WIFI calling and tried it out in advance at home so that we were all ready to go when we arrived in SXM. No issues with either type phone.

No need for me to rent a cell phone like I used to.

Scott

Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: ScottW] #155883
03/02/2018 03:12 PM
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Correct...no rental, no sim, no paid plan other than a standby daily use-if-you-need-to plan. Not rocket science either...two steps: airplane mode on, wifi on...done...

Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: MamaB] #155885
03/02/2018 03:45 PM
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Thank you. Tried it on one IPhone and one Android and it worked on both. We'll try it next week in Mexico. It won't be St. Maarten but it was the best we could do. Next year...,

Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: JimandBeth] #155902
03/02/2018 08:02 PM
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Jim and Beth - glad you tried it and found how easy it was.


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Re: Cell Phone Questions [Re: JimandBeth] #155928
03/03/2018 08:46 AM
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Yes JimandBeth, please report on how it works in Mexico. We are heading there ourselves next month............Hoping for SXM next year also!
If you don't mind, where are you going?

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