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Initial Setup

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Before you start using GlobalChat, configure data traffic on your phone as follows:

Choose your operating system:
iOS

Enable Data Roaming
iOS: Menu > Settings > Cellular > Data Roaming

1. Enter the “Settings” menu;


2. Select “Mobile Phone” and activate “Data Roaming”;


3. Return to the “Settings” menu
Click “General”;


4. Enter “Background app refresh” and Untick “Active” from auto-update;


5. Return to the “Settings” menu – Scroll down the menu and open “Mail, contacts, calendars”;


6. Select “Download new data”;


7. Return to “Mobile Phone” to uncheck non instant messaging application;


8. Disable the automatic push notifications;


Set Access Point Name (APN) Manual
iOS: Menu > Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network

9. Go back to the “Settings” menu and select “Mobile Phone”. Enter “Cellular data network” to proceed with the configuration of the new APN in manual mode;


10. For GlobalChat:
Access Point Name (APN): send.ee
User: mobile number of your GlobalChat SIM (es. 372…)
Password: leave blank field

Android

Opera Max is a data management app that lets you:

  • Disable data traffic of apps other than those for instant messaging in a fast and easy way;
  • Reduce total traffic exchange and hence the risk of exceeding the average daily traffic;
  • Monitor the traffic sent and received by each messaging app

Download Opera Max.
*Recommended for GlobalChat.

Enable Data Roaming
Android: Menu > Settings > Mobile Networks > Data Roaming

1. Enter the “Settings” menu;


2. Select “Other”, click “Mobile Networks”;


3. Enable Data Roaming;


4. Go back to the “Settings” menu and Click “Data Usage”, select the menu icon in the top right hand and Enable the limitation of the background refresh;


5. Go to Play Store and download “Opera Max”;


6. Enter the settings and click “Apps”; click the non-instant messaging apps to disable them;


7. Go to Play Store and open the Setting menu. Go to automatic update of apps;


8. Click on ‘do not update apps automatically’ to disable automatic updates;


Set Manual Access Point Name (APN)
Android: Menu > Settings > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names (APN)

9. Go back to the “Settings” menu and select “Other”. Enter “Mobile Networks” and then “Access Point Names” and create a new access APN;


10. For GlobalChat:
Access Point Name (APN): send.ee
User: mobile number of your GlobalChat SIM (es. 372…)
Password: leave blank field

Windows

Enable Data Roaming
Windows Phone: Menu > Settings > Cellular > Data Roaming options > Roam

1. Enter the “Settings” menu;


2. Select “Mobile Networks” and set “On” for “Data Connection”;


3. In “Settings” go to the menu for Applications and enter “Background Traffic”;


4. Select Instant Messaging Apps and block the rest of the apps;


5. Go back to the “Settings” menu, scroll the menu and open “Access Point”;


Set Manual Access Point Name (APN)
Windows Phone: Menu > Settings > Access Point > New (+)

6. Select “+” to set up the new APN;


7. For GlobalChat:
Access Point Name (APN): send.ee
User: mobile number of your GlobalChat SIM (es. 372…)
Password: leave blank field

Other

Enable Data Roaming
Other: Consult the manual of your phone


Set Access Point Name (APN) Manual

For GlobalChat:
Access Point Name (APN): send.ee
User: mobile number of your GlobalChat SIM (es. 372…)
Password: leave blank field