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Old 30-09-2017, 07:32 PM   #5866
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What is your advice on getting the cheapest data sim card for at least 1 day to a week use in Malaysia? Planning to go Aeon Mall bukit indah. Where should I get the needed sim card for google map/ whatsapp use?
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Remember the note about monthly, weekly, and daily data that I mentioned a couple of days back? I guess older users would have found this really/more useful as it's not there previously. It's a reassuring add-on.

It's sort of a risk when I first chose to withdraw via the app, rather than many who went the USSD or SMS way. But I did it a few times and wasn't charged, so I just continued and only made sure to check my credit balance after each withdrawal.

Anyway, from what I've observed over these 1.5 years since I first got my OneXOX card, they do take note of user feedback and tweak whatever's necessary. So perhaps we'll see more improvements to the app as we go along.

Oh, 2 differences between OneXOX and the other main prepaid cards that I can think of, offhand - 1) OneXOX supports auto-roaming for calls and text, but not data roaming. So we're safe from any "accidental" data roaming charges. 2) SMS to OneXOX 5-digit numbers shouldn't be done while you're roaming, unless you're prepared to be charged. I think it's RM2.50 per SMS.

Some of us earlier users have been charged for stuff we're not aware of, when we first started. But let's just take them as payments for lessons learned. Too bad none of the dealers we've here are active enough to list and share latest information with us, so we just learn as we go along.
As a MY Onexox dealer, i urge you guys to stop paying for the data via apps eg. FAT1 FAT5 etc.
So far Xox data can be used in MY only. Hence subscribe the data via *150# & press 3 (internet), then subscribe from season pass.
If you pay using the apps, the standard data price will kick in & you cant activate or save data via season pass that way.

For current XOX users, please download Voopee apps (red-white Voopee) via playstore. You will have a 2nd Voopee number which can be used to do internet call (voice/video) for free. It is same as imo apps or skype. Voupee is exclusively made by xox. Sms is rm0.10 via Voopee.
Hence in SG, just use wifi & call other people abroad using Voopee.
In MY, do the same but using XOX data.

Upcoming development from our CEO, xox will expand its network to SG, which will collaborate with Singtel Telco. Stay tuned
If anything find me at the bazaar or pm me.
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Old 02-10-2017, 02:26 PM   #5868
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& i also wanted to ask. How do you guys enter MY? Is it usually via JB or flight at KLIA? I'm planning to connect with telco shops nearest to SG-JB border to sell xox sim. So u guys can easily drop by & get the whole package with explaination from xx dealer over there.
The shop may will be at JB area. Cant set up at SG because no xox network yet over there.
What do you guys think?
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Old 02-10-2017, 02:30 PM   #5869
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thanks for your answers.

The part that I don't understand is that I paid MYR 100 for the 20GB of data - so where does the monthly data plan come in? Isn't XOX a prepaid system?
It is a prepaid, with 28mths validity. With 20gb data, just activate 1gb every month & you can use it for 20 months! & the months does not need to be consecutive. Use 1gb on oct, then 1gb on Dec, you still have 18gb more to use. No need to topup anymore until you finished using all the 20gb. Simple as that. Not clear? Pm/carousell me.
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& i also wanted to ask. How do you guys enter MY? Is it usually via JB or flight at KLIA? I'm planning to connect with telco shops nearest to SG-JB border to sell xox sim. So u guys can easily drop by & get the whole package with explaination from xx dealer over there.
The shop may will be at JB area. Cant set up at SG because no xox network yet over there.
What do you guys think?
sounds like a good idea if you could have a counter like in JB City Sq / JBCC / JB Sentral Bus Station where more SG travelers pass through either by bus or train, where it is an easy process which the buyer just pay, get it installed and setup and off we go?
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& i also wanted to ask. How do you guys enter MY? Is it usually via JB or flight at KLIA? I'm planning to connect with telco shops nearest to SG-JB border to sell xox sim. So u guys can easily drop by & get the whole package with explaination from xx dealer over there.
The shop may will be at JB area. Cant set up at SG because no xox network yet over there.
What do you guys think?
It'd be nice to be able to buy this card at City Square or JB Sentral.
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So far Xox data can be used in MY only. Hence subscribe the data via *150# & press 3 (internet), then subscribe from season pass.
If you pay using the apps, the standard data price will kick in & you cant activate or save data via season pass that way.
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Note under the Data Subscription reads:

* Monthly and weekly data will be deducted from Season Pass account, followed by airtime if there are insufficient balance in Season Pass account.

* Daily data will be deducted directly from airtime.
Can you explain the difference between what you've described and what's written on the app (above in bold)?

I've so far been withdrawing from the OneXOX app and the data was deducted from my Season Pass each time, without any credit balance deducted.

Care to clarify what you've described?
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Can you explain the difference between what you've described and what's written on the app (above in bold)?

I've so far been withdrawing from the OneXOX app and the data was deducted from my Season Pass each time, without any credit balance deducted.

Care to clarify what you've described?
Bro, syedafiff was probably confused abt the data plan and I don't blame him. I too find it very confusing at first Pls allow me to share my understanding on XOX data plans. I'm a new XOX SIM card user, so any mistake, pls feel free to correct me but don't hantam me, ok?

AFAIK, there are 3 data plans implemented by XOX.
1. Season Pass FAT
These plans can only be purchased by new subscriber (via MNP or new activation) and it can only be purchased once and within 10 days of activation. These plans have 28 months validity.

2. Season Pass
I'd say all OneXOX users will be familiar with this plan. This plan has 28 months validity and data/voice is stored in SP account. U make a daily/weekly/monthly withdrawal via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Auto-renewal applies for the subscription made.

3. FAT Data
This plan has daily/weekly/monthly subscription. Depending on the plan which u subscribe, it's valid only daily/weekly/monthly and it is not stored in SP account. Auto-renewal applies. Subscription is made via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Here comes the important info.
If u subscribe 1GB daily plan, RM3 credit is deducted from yr Dedicated Account DA regardless of whether u have more than 1GB in yr SP account. So u must have min RM3 or this subscription will fail.
If u subscribe a weekly/monthly plan, 3 possible scenarios can happen. One, if u have sufficient SP data, the data which u subscribe will be deducted from yr SP account. Two, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account but u hv sufficient credit, then the subscription fee will be deducted from yr credit. Third, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account and insufficient credit, yr subscription will fail.

Hope the abv info has helped u one way or another
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Bro, syedafiff was probably confused abt the data plan and I don't blame him. I too find it very confusing at first Pls allow me to share my understanding on XOX data plans. I'm a new XOX SIM card user, so any mistake, pls feel free to correct me but don't hantam me, ok?

AFAIK, there are 3 data plans implemented by XOX.
1. Season Pass FAT
These plans can only be purchased by new subscriber (via MNP or new activation) and it can only be purchased once and within 10 days of activation. These plans have 28 months validity.

2. Season Pass
I'd say all OneXOX users will be familiar with this plan. This plan has 28 months validity and data/voice is stored in SP account. U make a daily/weekly/monthly withdrawal via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Auto-renewal applies for the subscription made.

3. FAT Data
This plan has daily/weekly/monthly subscription. Depending on the plan which u subscribe, it's valid only daily/weekly/monthly and it is not stored in SP account. Auto-renewal applies. Subscription is made via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Here comes the important info.
If u subscribe 1GB daily plan, RM3 credit is deducted from yr Dedicated Account DA regardless of whether u have more than 1GB in yr SP account. So u must have min RM3 or this subscription will fail.
If u subscribe a weekly/monthly plan, 3 possible scenarios can happen. One, if u have sufficient SP data, the data which u subscribe will be deducted from yr SP account. Two, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account but u hv sufficient credit, then the subscription fee will be deducted from yr credit. Third, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account and insufficient credit, yr subscription will fail.

Hope the abv info has helped u one way or another
Yeah my bad. Ty bro blade for clearing that up.
I've checked again with CS too.

Here's the quick explain for the bolded asterisk.
*Only FATD1 - RM3 use credit. other FAT1-10, FATW2 will draw from SP if SP got sufficient data. If SP got not enough data, will use credit. No credit, go topup

However, the rates are different:
When drawing from SP vs buying using credit (when SP not enough data).
Not that we buy SP at rate eg. RM100 20GB or Happy Hour RM50 10GB, the rate per GB is RM5/1GB.
If we draw 1GB, we are using RM5 worth of 1GB data.
Compared to FAT1 - RM15, you waste RM10 just for 1GB.

Same as:
FAT2 - RM25 vs 2GB - RM10 worth of SP draw.
FAT500 - RM12 vs 500mb - RM2.50 worth of SP draw.
Others FAT5,FAT10/month are not relevant to use. Better use FAT1/FAT2 at a time until it finished and use a new FAT1/FAT2. Unfinished quota use is a wicked waste.

Hence, you can apply for these data via apps, but make sure you have data in ur SP.
Dont use credit to apply to this data. These are standard rates same price as celcom xpax prepaid.

FYI, since xox bought the minutes & bulk data & uses line from Celcom, xox still have this standard data rate in our system (though we dealer only promote the SP package coz its damn much cheaper & not monthly topup)
ps: the standard rate price is exactly same as celcom prepaid data. try google celcom xpax prepaid plan.

If any xox users dont want auto data renewal to occur, send sms <DATA AR OFF> to 23388. (send sms when in MY, if abroad will cost RM2.00 via roaming)

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Bro, syedafiff was probably confused abt the data plan and I don't blame him. I too find it very confusing at first Pls allow me to share my understanding on XOX data plans. I'm a new XOX SIM card user, so any mistake, pls feel free to correct me but don't hantam me, ok?

AFAIK, there are 3 data plans implemented by XOX.
1. Season Pass FAT
These plans can only be purchased by new subscriber (via MNP or new activation) and it can only be purchased once and within 10 days of activation. These plans have 28 months validity.

2. Season Pass
I'd say all OneXOX users will be familiar with this plan. This plan has 28 months validity and data/voice is stored in SP account. U make a daily/weekly/monthly withdrawal via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Auto-renewal applies for the subscription made.

3. FAT Data
This plan has daily/weekly/monthly subscription. Depending on the plan which u subscribe, it's valid only daily/weekly/monthly and it is not stored in SP account. Auto-renewal applies. Subscription is made via USSD/SMS/MyXOX app/XOX Self-Care. Here comes the important info.
If u subscribe 1GB daily plan, RM3 credit is deducted from yr Dedicated Account DA regardless of whether u have more than 1GB in yr SP account. So u must have min RM3 or this subscription will fail.
If u subscribe a weekly/monthly plan, 3 possible scenarios can happen. One, if u have sufficient SP data, the data which u subscribe will be deducted from yr SP account. Two, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account but u hv sufficient credit, then the subscription fee will be deducted from yr credit. Third, if u hv insufficient data in yr SP account and insufficient credit, yr subscription will fail.

Hope the abv info has helped u one way or another
Thanks for trying to help, but I thought he'd have the proper/accurate information to share, so just confused with what he's trying to say there.

Anyway, with regards to the 3 points you've mentioned, there are actually those data packages (I've quoted a previous post I made, below) to choose from, and they'll either withdraw from SP or deduct credit balance.

On your Point 1), I know that there are several methods to get the 28-month extended validity, that big package you've mentioned is one. I'm not sure what else, have only read what's shared from a Malaysian dealer from further up north many weeks back.

Point 3) is as per the deduction methods from the Notes, also quoted below.


Just managed to have a quick glance from the app:

Note under the Data Subscription reads:

* Monthly and weekly data will be deducted from Season Pass account, followed by airtime if there are insufficient balance in Season Pass account.

* Daily data will be deducted directly from airtime.


I find this very straightforward, no fuss about method to withdraw since I normally use the app for all my prepaid cards, whenever available.

If you're to ask how you'd know which is daily, weekly, and monthly data, it's listed as such:
FAT1 FAT2 FAT5 FAT10 FATW2, FATD1 FAT500

Hope the above helps somewhat.
Basically, there's no "3 data plans".
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Old 02-10-2017, 09:19 PM   #5876
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Yeah my bad. Ty bro blade for clearing that up.
I've checked again with CS too.

Here's the quick explain for the bolded asterisk.
*Only FATD1 - RM3 use credit. other FAT1-10, FATW2 will draw from SP if SP got sufficient data. If SP got not enough data, will use credit. No credit, go topup

However, the rates are different:
When drawing from SP vs buying using credit (when SP not enough data).
Not that we buy SP at rate eg. RM100 20GB or Happy Hour RM50 10GB, the rate per GB is RM5/1GB.
If we draw 1GB, we are using RM5 worth of 1GB data.
Compared to FAT1 - RM15, you waste RM10 just for 1GB.

Same as:
FAT2 - RM25 vs 2GB - RM10 worth of SP draw.
FAT500 - RM12 vs 500mb - RM2.50 worth of SP draw.
Others FAT5,FAT10/month are not relevant to use. Better use FAT1/FAT2 at a time until it finished and use a new FAT1/FAT2. Unfinished quota use is a wicked waste.

Hence, you can apply for these data via apps, but make sure you have data in ur SP.
Dont use credit to apply to this data. These are standard rates same price as celcom xpax prepaid.

FYI, since xox bought the minutes & bulk data & uses line from Celcom, xox still have this standard data rate in our system (though we dealer only promote the SP package coz its damn much cheaper & not monthly topup)
ps: the standard rate price is exactly same as celcom prepaid data. try google celcom xpax prepaid plan.

If any xox users dont want auto data renewal to occur, send sms <DATA AR OFF> to 23388. (send sms when in MY, if abroad will cost RM2.00 via roaming)
Thks for the info, bro
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Thanks for trying to help, but I thought he'd have the proper/accurate information to share, so just confused with what he's trying to say there.
XOX data plans could be rather confusing to new users, even to dealers too

The purpose of this thread is to share info. It'd be ideal if all info posted in a forum is genuinely true and accurate. To err is human. As long as the info posted is not with the intention to mislead someone, I am cool . For info posted in the internet, it's advisable to take it with a pinch of salt.

On your Point 1), I know that there are several methods to get the 28-month extended validity, that big package you've mentioned is one. I'm not sure what else, have only read what's shared from a Malaysian dealer from further up north many weeks back.
From XOX website, the only way to extend the validity is via sms :
6 Months Validity Extension (RM18): Key in VALID< space >6 and send to 22111
12 Months Validity Extension (RM25): Key in VALID< space >12 and send to 22111

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Thanks for trying to help, but I thought he'd have the proper/accurate information to share, so just confused with what he's trying to say there.

Anyway, with regards to the 3 points you've mentioned, there are actually those data packages (I've quoted a previous post I made, below) to choose from, and they'll either withdraw from SP or deduct credit balance.

On your Point 1), I know that there are several methods to get the 28-month extended validity, that big package you've mentioned is one. I'm not sure what else, have only read what's shared from a Malaysian dealer from further up north many weeks back.

Point 3) is as per the deduction methods from the Notes, also quoted below.




Basically, there's no "3 data plans".
To get 28 months validity,
1. Get starter pack with sms SP FAT5/FAT10/FATVOICE to 22111/23388.
2. Topup RM10 within 24 hrs after number activate.
3. Topup RM50 within 30 days if you missed (2).
4. Buy validity: sms Valid 6 (RM18 6mth) or Valid 12 (RM25 12 months) to 22111/23388.
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To get 28 months validity,
1. Get starter pack with sms SP FAT5/FAT10/FATVOICE to 22111/23388.
2. Topup RM10 within 24 hrs after number activate.
3. Topup RM50 within 30 days if you missed (2).
4. Buy validity: sms Valid 6 (RM18 6mth) or Valid 12 (RM25 12 months) to 22111/23388.
Bro, I think pt 4 is not valid here cos it can't extend validity to 28 months.

Pt 1 to 3 are applicable to newly activated card only. I believe bro Habrosus is more interested to know ways to extend validity of existing card.
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Bro, I think pt 4 is not valid here cos it can't extend validity to 28 months.

Pt 1 to 3 are applicable to newly activated card only. I believe bro Habrosus is more interested to know ways to extend validity of existing card.
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