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Topic # 83644 19-May-2011 17:05 Send private message

Just returned from Asian countries that have, I am advised, 3g networks with carriers.  My Iphone did not detect any.  Which limited me to wifi sites, not all which linked to my Iphone 3gs.


I receive 3 g signals in New Zealand - home base.


Question: should my iphone detect 3g signals, wherever they are available?

Or worse, is my Iphone faulty?


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  Reply # 471247 19-May-2011 18:38 Send private message

Did you get voice and text? Which operator are you with, and which model of iPhone?

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  Reply # 471249 19-May-2011 18:43 Send private message

Did you action a manual network selection to a 3G network? If yes what was the rejection message displayed?






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  Reply # 471282 19-May-2011 20:11 Send private message

It is the 3gs.  After each landing, it took ages to even gain a list of carriers - and several attempts.  Since owning this Iphone (Dec 09) I have found it slow to find off-shore carriers.


As to manually setting for 3g in another country, there is nothing in the settings which covers this - as far as I can see.  I simply selected from the list of carriers.  There were no error messages.  



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  Reply # 471283 19-May-2011 20:11 Send private message

Oh yes, I am with Vodafone in NZ.

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