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Forum: Europe 04-06-2016, 14:55
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Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Thanks, inquisitor, for the insight! How do...

Thanks, inquisitor, for the insight!

How do they want to attract "high volume" customers, if the product isn't reliable in the first place?

Had I known for sure that the product is supported,...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2016, 12:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Wow, that's what I needed to know. I didn't even...

Wow, that's what I needed to know. I didn't even know this SIM has one.

Will be able to check in Germany on Monday!

Thanks!
Forum: Europe 04-06-2016, 06:23
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Does anyone know what the "real" prerequisites...

Does anyone know what the "real" prerequisites for obtaining the Lyca "Feel-Like-Home" service on a normal Lyca-SIM are?

My dilemma:
I have a Swiss number which I would like to keep AND receive...
Forum: Europe 21-05-2015, 16:27
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
(another) typical Toggle: Local numbers from AT,...

(another) typical Toggle: Local numbers from AT, RO and BE disappeared again, they're no longer in the menu.

Gr8.
Forum: Europe 21-05-2015, 11:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I will try to get a replacement of my "main" SIM...

I will try to get a replacement of my "main" SIM now. From then on Iīll only get IMSIs for my "core" countries. Furthermore Iīl get a second SIM to use in remote countries that I rarely go to.

I...
Forum: Europe 18-05-2015, 21:29
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Trying to register a Belgian number now gives a...

Trying to register a Belgian number now gives a new error:

"local imsi is not greater than max imsi index"

Does that mean it would work, had I not registered too many numbers before?

I have...
Forum: Europe 15-05-2015, 15:01
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Same with UK-Toggle cards: The menu for local...

Same with UK-Toggle cards: The menu for local numbers now lists Austria, Belgium and Romania. At least Belgium can't be chosen; the other ones I donīt want to try (I have only one number left to be...
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 13-10-2014, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 4,512
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Yallo flat seems cool. Iīd like to find out...

Yallo flat seems cool.

Iīd like to find out 2 details which no-one I asked so far could answer for sure: What happens when the 1GB data allowance is up?
Are call diverts possible, especially...
Forum: Europe 13-10-2014, 12:35
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
[/QUOTE]If Putin knew, Toggle would be prohibited...

[/QUOTE]If Putin knew, Toggle would be prohibited by this afternoon! :D
Forum: Europe 22-09-2014, 12:50
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I also had my voicemail de-activated, and call...

I also had my voicemail de-activated, and call diverts (which I cannot change) from my number also point to +447404000231.

Maybe you should check if you also get the "this number is not...
Forum: Europe 19-09-2014, 15:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Toggle Customer Service sais, they depend on the...

Toggle Customer Service sais, they depend on the local companies they work together with, hence canīt do anything about it.

So I called the Swiss Lycamobile folks, trying to tell them that itīs a...
Forum: Europe 16-09-2014, 10:46
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
This just came to my attention: If someone...

This just came to my attention:

If someone tries to call my Swiss Toggle# and I donīt pick up, after 20 seconds of ringing the caller hears the message: "The number you are trying to call is not...
Forum: Europe 08-09-2014, 06:10
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Out of current context, but still: Cyprus: ...

Out of current context, but still:

Cyprus:
SMS praises incoming free, while the website sais 4p/min. It was effectively free.
Website sais outgoing to EU (countries I checked) is 18p/minute,...
Forum: Europe 01-09-2014, 20:56
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Some feedback on tariffs: Bulgaria/Romania:...

Some feedback on tariffs:

Bulgaria/Romania: Incoming advertised on website at 4p/min, however SMS sais itīs free. Effectively it was free.

Serbia: Crazy prices (incoming 213p/min), didnīt even...
Forum: Europe 18-08-2014, 17:43
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Toggleīs website advertises incoming calls in...

Toggleīs website advertises incoming calls in Belgium (non-Toggle-country) @4c/minute.

Their info-sms praises incoming calls as "free".

I received some calls in Belgium today, and they show up...
Forum: Europe 13-08-2014, 19:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I can, and Iīm paying less. However, it involves...

I can, and Iīm paying less. However, it involves taking two phone at all times, and sticking SIM cards around each time I cross the border between Switzerland and Germany, i.e. twice daily.

I...
Forum: Europe 13-08-2014, 11:34
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I'm planning to replace my German number with...

I'm planning to replace my German number with "base.de (http://www.base.de) all-in plus + 5GB option + EU-Reiseflat option" at €48/month" in the EPlus network.

As far as I understand this allows...
Forum: Europe 22-07-2014, 15:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Their website shows incoming costs @ 4p/minute...

Their website shows incoming costs @ 4p/minute for Germany as well.

I already received several calls in Germany today, and they were not charged.

However, this is yet more proof that itīs...
Forum: Europe 23-06-2014, 11:06
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Was this really toggle mobile, or just some...

Was this really toggle mobile, or just some troll?

Anyway, they did what I expected: Nothing.

Itīs a tragedy! The best product in the mobile world for years, going down the chute... :confused:
Forum: Europe 11-06-2014, 09:45
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Hi Toogle Team, good to see you here. ...

Hi Toogle Team,

good to see you here.

The following would be nice:
option to disable "welcome to (country)" messages (i commute each day, 6 mssgs every day are annoying!)
(serious) data...
Forum: Europe 07-05-2014, 22:06
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Tried again today, and itīs working now. Bit...

Tried again today, and itīs working now.

Bit of a strange feeling to maybe not being able to effect a transfer, or receive all kind of SMS. :/

Rgds, Christian
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 11:16
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Thanks a lot! Iīll get back to the bank in...

Thanks a lot!

Iīll get back to the bank in any case.

Seems I forgot to mention a pretty important piece of information: It worked since I have my toggle#, and just stopped working 2 days ago.
...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 10:32
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Thanks, Inquisitor, for all the details you keep...

Thanks, Inquisitor, for all the details you keep providing! Very interesting!

I have a problem with toggle: For a few days now I do not receive my mTANs from my bank when trying to effect a...
Forum: Europe 04-04-2014, 19:10
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I sent an email asking to have voicemail disabled...

I sent an email asking to have voicemail disabled - and it is!




Along the D/CH border I tried "automatic" IMSI select extensively. On my crappy C2-00 phone it just crashes the phone and...
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 12:00
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
This may be interesting for users in the EU, and...

This may be interesting for users in the EU, and specifically in the German/Swiss border area:

base.de now offers a flatrate @ €28. Within EU+Switzerland+Liechtenstein+Iceland+Norway it includes:...
Forum: Europe 29-01-2014, 15:40
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
A friend of mine recently (Dec 2013) got a new...

A friend of mine recently (Dec 2013) got a new Toggle-UK-SIM.

The SIM has several pre-defined country profiles in the Sim-Tool-Kit. To use any given number it still has to be activated via the...
Forum: Europe 13-01-2014, 12:30
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Today, more than 4 months after Belgian numbers...

Today, more than 4 months after Belgian numbers were promised for "next week", Belgium has been deleted from the dropdown-menu of possible countries.

Not sure if thatīs a step forward or...
Forum: Europe 05-01-2014, 15:04
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Hi inquisitor, just tested for you. I...

Hi inquisitor,

just tested for you. I receive calls from Switzerland on togglemobile just fine (for example +41761234567).

Did anyone manage to register a Belgian number?

Rgds,
Christian
Forum: Europe 19-12-2013, 15:45
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
September 16th? Just remembering because Iīm in...

September 16th? Just remembering because Iīm in Belgium, and these Toggle/Lyca customer service guys really have no clue what their operative arm is doing.

At least some substance for this post: I...
Forum: Europe 06-12-2013, 14:18
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
For me Belgium also shows, but I cannot actually...

For me Belgium also shows, but I cannot actually obtain a number. All that shows is an error message "Country alias is invalid " - thatīs it :/

Also, when logging in, the Belgian flag doesnīt...
Forum: Europe 06-12-2013, 09:51
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Hi bourbonkiller, in general their left hand...

Hi bourbonkiller,

in general their left hand doesnīt seem to know what the right hand is doing.

See Belgian numbers (discussed a little earlier in this thread). Toggle actively promised theyīd...
Forum: Europe 11-11-2013, 10:11
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I usually use the Toggle SIM in a Nokia C2-00...

I usually use the Toggle SIM in a Nokia C2-00 dual-sim phone. Old and crappy, but just fine for making/receiving calls.

When setting it to "automatic" (both IMSI-select and network select),...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2013, 09:58
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I wonder if itīs possible to de-activate these...

I wonder if itīs possible to de-activate these messages. I commute between Germany/Switzerland a lot. As such these constant messages have no value, but are extremely annoying.

On the "local...
Forum: Europe 14-10-2013, 15:55
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
And another week... (just posting out of...

And another week... (just posting out of frustration, not really waiting and/or expecting anymore...)
Forum: Europe 07-10-2013, 10:49
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
And another week... (just remembering because Iīm...

And another week... (just remembering because Iīm in Belgium :))
Forum: Europe 30-09-2013, 06:57
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
"This week (and) the following" have passed, no...

"This week (and) the following" have passed, no Belgian numbers available.

I donīt find it bad that the numbers are not there yet, but Lyca/Toggle seriously has to learn something about...
Forum: Europe 23-09-2013, 08:47
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I only ever saw the Ģ-option. My Paypal account...

I only ever saw the Ģ-option. My Paypal account is in €, so I get Paypalīs €-Ģ conversion, which sucks.

I actually do have a Ģ-CreditCard which would allow me to pay 1:1, but the card is rejected.
Forum: Europe 20-09-2013, 08:47
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I saw that, too. Last time I recharged was 7 days...

I saw that, too. Last time I recharged was 7 days ago (Friday13th), and the 10 pounds option was still available.

Lyca keeps refusing my othrerwise operational credit cards when trying to pay...
Forum: Europe 19-09-2013, 10:04
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I tried the VPN on both mobile and laptop - to no...

I tried the VPN on both mobile and laptop - to no avail.
The same VPN worked through virginmobile (on both laptop and mobile), so no doubts about the setup.

APN must have been correct since...
Forum: Europe 18-09-2013, 14:20
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I just used toggle in the UK. Coincidentally ...

I just used toggle in the UK. Coincidentally there was a "top-up-and-get-3-Gigs-free-data" campaign, so that suited my travel plan prefectly.

Drawback: I tried to tether my laptop to the mobile,...
Forum: Europe 13-09-2013, 09:26
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Toggle seems to be only for customers who care...

Toggle seems to be only for customers who care about every detail themselves.

A friend with a ToggleNL card had €14 credit. Next €10 for the monthly data package were substracted, leaving €4. Then...
Forum: Europe 07-09-2013, 08:50
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Also made some calls, all charged at old rates. ...

Also made some calls, all charged at old rates.

Yet another incident which makes me wonder about the reliability of this provider. Unfortunately, like this, I will never turn thin into my "main"...
Forum: Europe 06-09-2013, 08:42
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Good morning, did you already effect a call?...

Good morning,

did you already effect a call? Does it show in the itemised billing? Are they serious, or is this (I hope so!) an error?

Rgds, Christian
Forum: Europe 06-09-2013, 08:23
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
US numbers are now available. Furthermore I...

US numbers are now available.

Furthermore I received a txt this morning, which left me a little nervous:


15p for a local call as opposed to 3p so far? However, the website doesnīt confirm the...
Forum: Europe 28-06-2013, 12:52
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Thanks, inquisitor! That corresponds to what...

Thanks, inquisitor!

That corresponds to what I experienced. I found out the PAC via calling Virginmobileīs hotline, a friendly person from the Phillipines gave me the PAC after 2 minutes.

I...
Forum: Europe 28-06-2013, 11:45
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
port in successful :) It was not necessary to...

port in successful :) It was not necessary to send any SIM, only finding out the PAC from the old provider, and communicating that to the new provider...
Forum: Europe 27-06-2013, 10:59
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I only have one other experience - when I asked...

I only have one other experience - when I asked to have the mailbox deactivated it was done and confirmed by email within 4 hours.

Once the MNP-transfer worked Iīll update the thread.
Forum: Europe 27-06-2013, 09:03
Replies: 580
Views: 144,679
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
I asked to have a British number transferred to...

I asked to have a British number transferred to the Toggle SIM. Mainly to be available at "normal" UK Rates, as Lyca#s are sometimes more expensive to reach.

Luckily I donīt need it urgently:

...
Forum: Europe 23-06-2013, 17:29
Replies: 133
Views: 38,830
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Yes :( - but once done everything would become so...

Yes :( - but once done everything would become so much easier. :)

Also it might bring some sense back into numbering plans:

Iīm originally from a town of 350.000 people (Bonn/Germany). When I...
Forum: Europe 23-06-2013, 17:15
Replies: 133
Views: 38,830
Posted By ChrisNeedsToKnow
Ouch! This proposal is really awful, especially...

Ouch! This proposal is really awful, especially because it keeps most of the legacy crap like country codes!

A system similar to the US might be sufficient, albeit it would probably be very hard...
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