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Topic # 139330 5-Feb-2014 11:00 Send private message

When in Wellington - the closest 4G to where I live - I find that my iPhone responsiveness falls dramatically.

For example, typing into the search bar in Safari becomes laborious, with repeated pressing being required before a letter is entered. Sometimes opening/closing things takes ages and so on.

I get round it by just switching 4G off.

However, I understood 4G was supposed to be 'better' than 3G and in this case it really isn't.

Have I got a wrong setting somewhere or something, or is this just how it is?








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  Reply # 980568 5-Feb-2014 11:02

Mine seems fine ...

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  Reply # 980576 5-Feb-2014 11:30 Send private message

Signal strength ?




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  Reply # 980577 5-Feb-2014 11:33 Send private message

coffeebaron: Signal strength ?


Full, in Wellington CBD








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  Reply # 980579 5-Feb-2014 11:37 Send private message

Can you do a speedtest? Certainly if low signal, phone could be having trouble camping onto 4G, thus as the iPhone is doing its big brother thing sending all your keystrokes to the Apple Core, it could be suffering time outs.




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  Reply # 980580 5-Feb-2014 11:39 Send private message

coffeebaron: Can you do a speedtest? Certainly if low signal, phone could be having trouble camping onto 4G, thus as the iPhone is doing its big brother thing sending all your keystrokes to the Apple Core, it could be suffering time outs.


Can't as now back at home. I will do one next time I am in the city though!








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  Reply # 980581 5-Feb-2014 11:39 Send private message

The most important information is missing here... What mobile network?






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  Reply # 980586 5-Feb-2014 11:51 Send private message

freitasm: The most important information is missing here... What mobile network?


Good point, Great Leader!

Vodafone.








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  Reply # 980587 5-Feb-2014 11:51 Send private message

Was trying our work iPhone 5 the other day on Vodafone 4G & didn't notice this.
Hope you get it sorted.

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  Reply # 980589 5-Feb-2014 11:58 Send private message

I didn't have any issues when using 4G for a brief period pre-Christmas.





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  Reply # 980602 5-Feb-2014 12:15 Send private message

No probs with my 5 of VF 4G in Wellington, 

Are you running the most current ios version?

Could be a good case for a backup and restore

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  Reply # 980603 5-Feb-2014 12:15 Send private message

No probs with my 5 of VF 4G in Wellington, 

Are you running the most current ios version?

Could be a good case for a backup and restore

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