How to disable the data usage flash messages on the Idea Network

If you are on an IDEA network and have a post paid number, you’ll notice these highly annoying data usage flash messages everytime your phone disconnects an active connection.

To get rid of this, simply dial:


To activate this again, dial:


If you simply want to check your data usage, you can dial:


This will show you your current limits but will not enable the messages again.
Hopefully this information is useful to some folks.


  1. If the above doesn’t work, try calling them up and ask them to disable. If these annoying buggers keep popping up, switch to 3g (go to mobile networks and select 3G/2G mode.)


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