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Smartphones have become part of our daily life and a growing number of users prefer to use smartphones over conventional mobile phones. Due to a large variety of functions offered by smartphones, such as internet surfing, browsing via satellite, use of applications and many more, Smartphones have become the centre of interest of mobile users. It is, however, very important to know how to use the smartphone in a safe way and how to set the right settings in order to protect our privacy. Smartphones are initially set to perform certain functions automatically, and if these settings are not changed by the user, they can cause safety issues.
What you need to know:
Smartphones offer you unlimited possibilities such as access to social networking media (i.e. Facebook or Twitter), access to e-mails, video streaming, downloading files and many more. Smartphones’ main characteristic is that they offer quick and easy access to the internet.
Most smartphones are set to automatically connect to the internet through their various installed applications. These applications are automatically activated thus connecting your line to the internet and starting data exchange, consequently creating proportional charges for internet access. Data exchange and connection to the internet bear charges according to each subscriber’s data plan.
Charges are calculated based on the amount of data downloaded and uploaded.
Volume of such data always depends on applications used, connection duration, handset type and kind of data used (songs, files, email etc.)
epic offers a broad range of mobile internet plans which ideally cover each of its subscriber’s needs.
epic advises you to:
Be comprehensively informed on the features of your device, especially with regard to internet access options.
Read your smartphone’s user guide thoroughly, so as to be fully aware of necessary settings and applications running in the device.
Deactivate the automatic internet access option found in the settings available in the smartphone’s operating system.
Check whether your preferred applications require using the internet and in what manner, so as to know the possible data volume which these might consume.
Be informed in detail on all mobile internet plans, their features and the related basic and additional charges for contract plan and prepaid epic subscribers. For such information you may contact the epic Call Center at 136 or you can visit any epic Store.
Download and install applications only from trust-worthy sources. Avoid downloading applications from untrusted sources, since there is a risk of installing malware which could lead to undesired and excessive mobile internet charges.
Have full control over your line online