Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




849 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 110

Subscriber

Topic # 98509 29-Feb-2012 19:02 Send private message

I look after about 20 iPhones at work. Seem to be having an issue with 3-4 iPhone 4 that have been upgraded to iOS5 losing 3G data. Texting and calling works fine, but no data for email etc

 A top button + home button until you see the apple logo will fix this but I have people nagging me to fix it.

We are all on the XT network. The 3 or 4 iPhone 4s's we have don't seem to have this issue, nether do iPhone 4 running 4.X

Just wondering if anyone else has seen this issue, and if so what network you are on.

I'm going to grab a new Micro Sim from our Blueco rep to see if that does anything and also try a full restore on one but interested to hear if anyone else has this.

Thanks

Create new topic
16656 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1469

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 588492 29-Feb-2012 19:18 Send private message

This is already covered on Geekzone also complaints on the VFNZ forum advice is wait for iOS 5.1






849 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 110

Subscriber

  Reply # 588495 29-Feb-2012 19:21 Send private message

Sorry, was a bit slack with a search i must admit. Thanks for that John.

16656 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1469

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 588498 29-Feb-2012 19:25 Send private message

Save your time don't muck around changing SIMs or doing anything else




1495 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118

Subscriber

  Reply # 588604 29-Feb-2012 22:24 Send private message

The way to fix this (I've had to do it twice already) is to get hold of a VF micro sim, insert it, go to SETTINGS>GENERAL>NETWORK> and the APN settings option from here (I can't remember off the top of my head).  In the APN field, put the Telecom APN which is internet.telecom.co.nz.

Now before you do anything else (and this is the important bit), while you are still in the APN field, eject the VF sim and put the Telecom one back in.  Back out to the home screen and it should be fixed.  You may have to do a reboot first, but you should find it works ok.

2526 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 249

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 590568 5-Mar-2012 12:10 Send private message

Satch: The way to fix this (I've had to do it twice already) is to get hold of a VF micro sim, insert it, go to SETTINGS>GENERAL>NETWORK> and the APN settings option from here (I can't remember off the top of my head).  In the APN field, put the Telecom APN which is internet.telecom.co.nz. 

Now before you do anything else (and this is the important bit), while you are still in the APN field, eject the VF sim and put the Telecom one back in.  Back out to the home screen and it should be fixed.  You may have to do a reboot first, but you should find it works ok.


johnr: Save your time don't muck around changing SIMs or doing anything else


Like John said. Your method is even more time consuming than just rebooting the phone (which is how I sort the problem).

1495 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118

Subscriber

  Reply # 591182 6-Mar-2012 12:22 Send private message

Kyanar: Like John said. Your method is even more time consuming than just rebooting the phone (which is how I sort the problem).


You were lucky.  Rebooting never fixes my problem. 

1495 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118

Subscriber

  Reply # 593057 9-Mar-2012 23:58 Send private message

iOS 5.1 didn't fix this problem. After the upgrade I lost 3G data again so had to do the SIM card swap trick...

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by mdooher on 27-Nov-2014 16:28 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by darkasdes2 on 28-Nov-2014 00:00 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 27-Nov-2014 14:00 (145 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


A couple of Lightbox updates...
Created by Lightbox, last reply by NZtechfreak on 27-Nov-2014 22:56 (15 replies)

This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by dickytim on 28-Nov-2014 06:41 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Fibre Modem with Gigabit Ethernet
Created by Rudder, last reply by plambrechtsen on 27-Nov-2014 11:21 (13 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.