1. shanika20's Avatar
    I am leaving for Mexico tomorrow, and will be using Wi-Fi only (Mobile Network connections off) will applications such as Slacker Radio still work? Also will blackberry be able to connect to foreign WiFi Hotspots!

    Thanks
    01-18-10 11:31 AM
  2. seVer916's Avatar
    wifi is wifi is wifi. it doesnt matter where you are, so long as they are compatible (802.11 b/g for the S2).

    as far as being able to use wifi only, I can't say for sure... however, I thought I read that you still have to be connected through the network to get data.

    edit: just tested it- turned off the mobile network and just used wifi. The browser still works, as does appworld. Since I don't use Slacker, I cant give a 100% yes/no on that, but other data services are still working- including email.
    01-18-10 11:54 AM
  3. jiggyb's Avatar
    I just tried and confirmed what I already thought. It DOES work. I just tried slacker radio cause that's the one you mentioned. Have fun.....this phone kicks A$$!!!
    01-18-10 11:58 AM
  4. McNooberson's Avatar
    I just tried and confirmed what I already thought. It DOES work. I just tried slacker radio cause that's the one you mentioned. Have fun.....this phone kicks A$$!!!
    i will second this finding. I've used it with wifi only plenty of times. I believe pandora works wifi only, as well, if you use that app.
    01-18-10 12:48 PM
  5. RicanMedic78's Avatar
    I was about to try, but thanks for confirming it. I hate shutting my network down lol
    01-18-10 12:48 PM
  6. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    If you have stations cached on Slacker, you don't even need Wi-Fi to listen. The cached stations wIll play even when there is no connection at all. So you could play your cached stations on the airplane.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    01-18-10 12:52 PM
  7. 420thDjB's Avatar
    You may want to follow the cache advice if you plan on using slacker in mexico. I'm not sure if slacker has proper licensing in mexico. I could be wrong but they were just discussing canada getting slacker with the most recent update in the last crackberry podcast. Wi-fi might not care not sure. Just a thought be safe cache your favorite two stations before you leave.
    01-18-10 07:41 PM
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