PAYG on O2 with no web access

  Graham. 00:21 03 Aug 10

I have a PAYG mobile on O2 network. I sometimes inadverantly click on to web browsing. I escape from it as soon as I realise, but I still get charged for it.

I can't get any sense out of O2 or their forum, is their a tariff with no browsing?

  Dragon_Heart 00:26 03 Aug 10

... O2 can restrict web access see click here

  stlucia 07:49 03 Aug 10

Depends what phone you've got, but with mine you can switch off 3G access.

You could also subscribe to a speech and text only tarrif, as I have, instead of a 3G one. I can still get web/email access via Wi-Fi hotspots, without any phone charges.

  birdface 08:01 03 Aug 10

I know not a lot about 02 network.
But I know my grandkids can connect to it at home through their computer wireless connection.
This is as far as I know free to use.
I may be wrong but I am sure someone can comment on it.

  Graham. 09:15 03 Aug 10

Thanks, I've set Parental Control via 61818.

  sunnystaines 11:48 03 Aug 10

done that too on my o2 PAYG phone a few times.

the worst thing recently is junk mail text as so as you open it downloads images or clips from the net.

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