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Topic # 99685 24-Mar-2012 23:35 Send private message

"To get all the cool Skinny stuff humming, we recommend upgrading to iOS 5.1.  This solves some annoying little issues with personal hotspot, caller ID and our network name shhowing up as Telecom XT." - http://www.skinny.co.nz/2484_EN-Settings-iPhones.htm

So how am I supposed to get the network name to show as Skinny instead of Telecom NZ? I updated to iOS5.1 the day after it was released, and this page says to get this fix you just need to update but I'm fairly certain it would require a carrier update right? How do we go about doing that? I cant find any files on the Skinny site.

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  Reply # 599664 25-Mar-2012 07:49

tardtasticx: "To get all the cool?Skinny stuff humming, we recommend upgrading to iOS 5.1.? This solves some annoying little issues with personal hotspot, caller ID and our network name shhowing up as Telecom XT." -?http://www.skinny.co.nz/2484_EN-Settings-iPhones.htm

So how am I supposed to get the network name to show as Skinny instead of Telecom NZ? I updated to iOS5.1 the day after it was released, and this page says to get this fix you just need to update but I'm fairly certain it would require a carrier update right? How do we go about doing that? I cant find any files on the Skinny site.

-Sam?


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  Reply # 599670 25-Mar-2012 08:27 Send private message

Usually to get a carrier update you just connect it to iTunes and it quickly downloads it.



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  Reply # 599679 25-Mar-2012 10:03 Send private message

Yes my phone performs most functions properply, On occasion I get annoying popups saying data services are offline or something but they aren't. Its just a little thing that's meant to be fixed but isn't.





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  Reply # 600118 26-Mar-2012 11:21 Send private message

tardtasticx: "To get all the cool Skinny stuff humming, we recommend upgrading to iOS 5.1.  This solves some annoying little issues with personal hotspot, caller ID and our network name shhowing up as Telecom XT." - http://www.skinny.co.nz/2484_EN-Settings-iPhones.htm

So how am I supposed to get the network name to show as Skinny instead of Telecom NZ? I updated to iOS5.1 the day after it was released, and this page says to get this fix you just need to update but I'm fairly certain it would require a carrier update right? How do we go about doing that? I cant find any files on the Skinny site.

-Sam 


The info on the website is incorrect and I've requested it to be updated.  The network name change will come later. 

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