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  1. APN (data) settings for Windows phones version 6 and 6.5 What are the APN or data settings for a Windows 6 or 6.5 phone? These settings are for Windows phone OS 6 or 6.5 but may apply to generic Windows phone systems. Create an access point (APN) 1. Start > Settings > Connections > Connections &...
    Date Updated: 19/12/2016
  2. What do I dial when placing an international call? You will need to dial the following: origination country exit code destination country code telephone number Exit code - Every country is assigned an exit code used when dialing outside of that particular country Country code - Every country is assig...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  3. How do we know when you used your data? How do we know how much data you have used ? How do we know when you used your data? There are two things that the system looks at to calculate when you used your data: 1. When you turned your data on (Session start time) Our systems do not reco...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  4. Why didn’t I get a notification that my Roaming Add-On balances were at 0? As you use the host network to use data while roaming, issues with their network can cause you to not receive you notification. you can check your balance at any time through the App, Online or using the 2424 text service. You will also be automati...
    Date Updated: 05/08/2016
  5. How do I connect my Wi-Fi device to the modem? To establish a connection, you must connect on the device itself.   On your device, check in 'Settings' to make sure that the Wi-Fi name is visible. (The Wi-Fi name is located on the white sticker on the base of your modem and shows ...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  6. I’ve topped up the exact amount for a combo, but it appears I don’t have enough credit to buy it. I've topped up the exact amount for a combo, but it appears I don't have enough credit to buy it. What's going on? Some phones have running apps that use a bit of data. We reserve enough credit to cover 2MB for that open data sessio...
    Date Updated: 24/11/2016
  7. Flight mode (airplane mode) What is flight mode (airplane mode)? Flight mode is a function on most phones & wireless devices that turns off calling, messaging and data network features. This allows you to still enjoy your music, games and all non-wireless functions of y...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  8. Block mobile data I don't use mobile internet on my phone. Can you block any internet usage? Unfortunately Skinny cannot block your mobile data usage. The best way to do this is in your phone settings - it's different for each phone, so best to check your ...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  9. Storing credit card details Can I store my credit card details so that I don't have to enter it every time I top up? You can store your credit card information to save you from having to manually enter it online every time you want to top up. 1. If you don't have an...
    Date Updated: 25/10/2016
  10. What happens if I run out of data? It's super easy to keep track of your usage on your Skinny Broadband dashboard and you can check how much data you have left by logging into your account at skinny.co nz. It's updated in real time so you know exactly what you've used a...
    Date Updated: 16/01/2017
  11. Sending and receiving international MMS The countries that you can send MMS to and receive MMS from Skinny customers can send and receive photo and video messages (MMS) to and from mobiles on the following networks in each listed country: 1 mobiles in USA and Canada (all networks) 27 mob...
    Date Updated: 04/04/2017
  12. How much does MMS/PXT cost on Skinny? How much does it cost to send an MMS/PXT on Skinny? There is a fixed charge of 50c per MMS to any network in New Zealand. You will be charged for each MMS message that is sent from your Mobile Phone (e.g. the ‘send’ button is pressed an...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  13. Lost / stolen device while roaming overseas I've lost my phone while travelling overseas. What can I do?  If you have lost your device while overseas you can block your SIM so nobody else can take advantage of your account. You can block your SIM from within the Dashboard section. ...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  14. PIN and PUK1 Numbers What are PIN and PUK1 numbers? When do I need them? PIN (Personal Identity Number) is an access code which can be used to secure your mobile phone, SIM card or Voicemail from being accessed by others.   You can set up a PIN number for your phone ...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  15. 4G and battery life Will using 4G affect my battery life? Generally with higher data speeds the quality of content improves which means you use more battery. Manufacturers have tried to counter this by increasing the size of the battery capacity. You can reduce batter...
    Date Updated: 04/04/2017
  16. Can I use my Roaming Add-On minutes to check voicemail? Yes, when you call to check your voicemail, the minutes used will be from your quota that is in your Add-On....
    Date Updated: 04/04/2017
  17. Phone repair times I sent my phone for repair. Typically how long does it take for a phone to be fixed? We aim to have all repairs completed within 10 days but it really depends on the issue with the phone and the type of handset. Some faults may take longer to fix, ...
    Date Updated: 04/04/2017
  18. Install the Skinny Dongle software manually How can I install the Skinny Dongle software if it has failed to automatically install from the dongle itself? In the rare instance when you are unable to get the software to install from the Skinny Dongle you can try to use the following process ...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  19. How do I activate roaming on my phone? You don’t need to do anything, just turn your phone on when you land in your destination where Skinny has roaming coverage and it will work. Some phones turn data roaming off by default, so if you want to use data while roaming, it’s a go...
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016
  20. Get the Skinny App for your mobile device Where can I download the Skinny Mobile App? For Android 2.2 and newer, you can get it here. For iOS 6 and newer you can get it here....
    Date Updated: 04/07/2016