Smart Communications General Thread

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod Touch' started by neilrg, Sep 29, 2018.

  1. textguru

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    AFAIK, downgrade is not possible if you are still within the contract. Better to wait for the contract expires
     
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    yeah .. didnt allow nga.

    on a lighter note, I was contemplating on having discontinued due to almost no data coverage in my new place; but upon reporting it, a couple of days later their infinity team got in touch with me on location information, another day after, LTE was up in my area and speed was around 5mps. So I am sort of okay na din in keeping it.
     
  3. Don Pao

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    Anyone knows if Smart has ESIM already?

    Thanks
     
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    about to ask the same :)
     
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    Whats the cheapest plan I can avail under Smart that caters bill protect for data?

    Currently using Globe Plan 1500 with ABS and i’m switching to Smart.
     
  6. cyberesc

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    Any Smart All in plan from 500 - 2500, max bill (ABS) of 2500php data only.

    Smart data is getting better with their network upgrade.

    Currently at globe lifestyle plan 999 Max of 1500 data bill... But globe is getting slower at least in my area (Manila city)... Thanks for the four (4) years, quite a bargain for unli data.
     
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    I noticed that too since last year or two. But unfortunately most of my contacts are globe 75% Internet reliability my vote goes to smart. (For my frequent area)
     
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    To answer our question as of today as per Smart hotline none yet. SOON. :) How Soon? lol
     
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    I'm in manila. But smart in my place is getting slow globe on the other is much stable.
     
  10. OwlAlpha26

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    I'm on iPhone Xs Max under SMART. Do you guys experience being disconnected to LTE intermittently?
     
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    You can perform a network reset and see if that would fix your issue. If not, you can call Smart hotline to check if your account is properly provisioned.

    I called Smart hotline last week because I’ve been having the same issue. They me told that they need to upgrade the cell site in our area because it can no longer keep up with the number of subscribers trying to connect. Sad thing is that they can’t give me a timeline when it will be fixed since it will require them to setup a new cellsite.
     
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    I have been commenting to their FB posts about eSIM and was repeatedly told they have no news about it.
     
  13. OwlAlpha26

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    I did call them and they told me to do all the network reset possible. Didn't work so still stuck with this issue. Feeling lazy calling Smart again to no hope they can fix the issue. I haven't heard anything about the cell site issue you've mentioned tho'. I live in Pasig, it's a dense area so we might be sharing the same problem, maybe?

     
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    Wi-Fi Calling is now out on Smart with iOS 12.2
     
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    Nice na try mo na bro? Try enabling it tapos connect sa WIFI then go airplane mode. Check mo if makakapag call or text ka using wifi (regular voice and text not via iMessage)
     
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  16. oldtimer

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    How did you know? Did you test it? Tried it, it failed.
     
  17. neilrg

    neilrg Well-Known Member

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    I’m not on Smart, I only saw someone on Facebook post that it’s available now.
     
  18. oldtimer

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    Facebook pala - fake news! :ROFLMAO: LOL
     
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    I have it on my iPhone now. I turned it on but seems not working.
     
  20. oldtimer

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    Saw this, too. Does not work... *yet*
     

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