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Beoforleah
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Re: No service abroad

We have 3 phones on Virgin, all with data roaming set up well before we travelled. We've manually changed the settings as advised previously in this thread & still nothing.

Please advise on how to sort this as its becoming increasingly frustrating that one of our party is on EE & her data worked as soon as we arrived in France, yet we still have nothing.
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Re: No service abroad

Hi Beoforleah,

Thanks for your post on the Community Forum and welcome. I'm sorry that you're having a problem with your data roaming service. Is this working for you now?

Please verify that your data roaming setting on your mobile is enabled and that your APN settings are correct as noted on this post: Roaming - FAQs  or you can find your handset on our following website to have the configuration settings for mobile internet sent to your phone:  Online Send Phone Settings. If your handset isn’t on this list, you will need to manually reset the APN settings.

Also have a look at the following online Help & Support Page: Roaming Hub if you have access to WiFi.

If you are still having an issue with this, please send a private message to me so that I can look into this further for you. 

Please PM me with the following details:

  • Full name on account
  • Mobile number
  • Country you are visiting

To PM me, simply:

  • Click on my forum name on the left of this post.
  • Go to my profile.
  • On the right had side, select the 'send me a message' option.

 

Kind Regards,

Terri

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Hi Beoforleah,

Thank you for sending your details via PM. I have reset the three numbers on your account. It can take up to 24 hours for this to update on the network.

Just reboot your handset and retry.

Please let me know how this goes for you.

 

Kind regards,

Terri

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Kirkby49
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Re: No service abroad

I have bought a dual SIM phone to by pass the Virgin roaming problem. My wife and I first notified Virgin of roaming difficulties over 2 years ago. In my wife's case nothing has been resolved and in my case roaming is partially available ... calls but no data. Virgin are and have been fully aware of the problems paying customers have experienced with roaming but have chosen not to put a solution in place. Good enough service at home but an absolute failure when wishing to roam.

 

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HI Kirkby49,

 

Thanks for stopping by, it's nice to speak to you again after all this time. I'm now fully aware of the steps needed to fix any roaming issues you may encounter.

 

Are you going away again soon? If so, I'd like to get you up and running once and for all.

 

Thanks


Rich
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Can make calls, but no data? Check your "Virgin Mobile APN settings"

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Re: No service abroad

So once again,

I'm in France, right now. No internet. I can call and text but no internet connection.

How many times do I have to do this. Every time I've been here, it hasn't worked. I've done everything suggested and it hasn't worked.

I think I've proved Virgin simply don't have a fix for this.

Angus.
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Re: No service abroad

Hi Angus,

 

Sorry to hear this is still ongoing.

 

Are you able to provide me with some screenshots of your handset showing data roaming on and the APN settings?

 

Thanks


Rich
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Hi Rich,

I couldn't do as you asked yesterday as I had limited wifi on the ferry.

Here are the screenshots you requested.

These settings came from Virgin,

Thanks,

Angus.

 

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Re: No service abroad

Hi Angus,

 

I can't see any screenshots I'm afraid.


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Re: No service abroad

Odd, I can see them.

Any suggestions as to how I can get them to you..?

Thanks,

Angus.

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