Large mobile 3G bill

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    I have been recently using iPad o view live news via BBC iplayer as our house is undergoing work and a couple of tv's are down.

    That's fine as we were using the home wifi, however I thought I'd closed the app before leaving home. That wasn't the case and seemingly the iPad has automatically connected to the mobile 3G network, used all our plans data for the month and then saddled us with an extra bil of £125 (so far)!

    How can I ensure that the app is definitely closed or that 3G doesn't take over the connection?
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    Just make sure you turn off the 3G in your Settings app (go to the Cellular Data line in Settings and make sure it's OFF).

    That ought to take care of it...

    Marilyn
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    You can make sure the app is closed by checking the multitasking bar (double tap home button).. If not you can close it from there.
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    Thanks I'll do that, and only switch on the 3G as and when I need to use it.

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    Thanks, I have now got into that habit but wondered if there was a quicker, more sure fire way, looks like turning of 3G when I don't want it may be the answer?

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