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How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Posted February 9, 2010 at 5:04pm by iClarified · 118179 views
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These are instructions on how to block and disable Edge and 3G data usage on your iPhone using the SBSettings Data toggle.

Anderson Vulczak and BigBoss constructed the toggle which sets a bogus IP address, (1.1.1.0) to your data adapter’s IP address. This seems to kill EDGE / 3G without any battery drain issues reported in using other methods such as entering a bad APN.

You may want to do this to ensure your iPhone does not rack up costly data usage chargers from your carrier.


Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your iPhone Springboard.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Two
Select Sections from the tabs at the bottom of the screen.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Three
Select SBSettings Addons from the list of Sections
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Four
Choose Data Toggle from the list of Packages.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Five
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Six
Press the Confirm button to begin installation.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Seven
Once installation has completed successfully press the large Restart Springboard button.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Eight
Swipe your finger across the status bar to pull up the SBSettings menu.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Step Nine
Press the Data toggle to deactivate data.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

You will notice the icon goes red and your IP Address changes to 1.1.1.0.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone

Edge and 3G data access on your device is now blocked.
How to Disable Edge/3G Data on Your iPhone
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Carlos
Carlos - November 17, 2010 at 8:06pm
Not working on the Iphone 2G 3.1.3. Need to downgrade to 3.1.2?
rajuneela32
rajuneela32 - July 7, 2010 at 8:15am
hi, whether this setting saves the battery? I never got GPRS connection. But "E" is popped up on my iphone 3gs (3.0.1). Please tell me about this setting.
tonyK
tonyK - June 14, 2010 at 3:20am
I tried to install this sbsetting addon, but when I select it for download it says I need to remove sbsettings and sbsettingstoggles before I can install this. So I uninstall those two items, reboot the iphone, try to install the data toggle sbsetting addon, and I am told it needs sbsettings >=2.99 (i had the lastest version 3.11 installed) I am using a factory unlocked iphone, jailbroke with firmware 3.1.3. any ideas why I cant install this?
Donald
Donald - March 24, 2010 at 10:35am
This should be titled: "how to make your iphone useless".
quicknight
quicknight - April 8, 2010 at 3:43am
Why would I want to disable the data? Is this for those using a goPhone sim who want to keep their data from "leaking out?" in that case, i assume this process is REVERSIBLE?
Sverrisson
Sverrisson - April 21, 2010 at 4:16pm
Some people have to pay high charges for data download and this will block download through EDGE and 3G
Insensitive
Insensitive - February 13, 2010 at 3:47pm
how can i delete this data toggle? because my wi-fi is not working as old. i need to make off-on and refresh. after than wi-fi is working. so i dont wanna make it every time. pls help guys.
saj
saj - February 10, 2010 at 2:27pm
there is a far better way then this to block your data plan by going to thru iphone's safari browser www.iphonenodata.com and when it opens click on DISABLE 3G key. thats it your EDGE 3G are disabled ... permanent block else u can uninstall if u have brokered a good data plan and continue... with this block wifi can be used still
rajuneela
rajuneela - July 7, 2010 at 8:21am
hi, I installed this, but still my battery drains soon. and "E" is appeared still on my phone. I change the sim still it appear. please advice me how to prevent the battery drain.
Flori
Flori - November 8, 2010 at 2:39pm
I am confused. I want to block 3G only and definitely, I mean without pushing by error the button to activate it, not EDGE. I am on T-Mobile USA with NO data plan. Will the solution you provide do it?
74tz
74tz - February 9, 2010 at 7:25pm
iClarified you have 1,094 unread E-Maols according to those screenshots - ever considered actually replying to some of them; I mean, I know its VERY unlikely but maybe, just maybe, there might be one or more people who are trying to, oh idk...CONTACT you!!? LoL :D
74rz
74rz - February 9, 2010 at 7:27pm
(Typo correction - E-Mails*)
DNA
DNA - February 10, 2010 at 10:13pm
Perhaps they read them using the iPhone or other device/software that isn't setup to mark the emails as read.
mmmhshiney
mmmhshiney - February 9, 2010 at 7:18pm
With that many emails I can see the need ;)
74tz
74tz - February 9, 2010 at 7:29pm
...exactly my thoughts also as you can see in the above post :P
Navy
Navy - February 9, 2010 at 6:06pm
With Firewall iP you can block data for specific apps if you are NOT on WiFi
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