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  Reply # 447875 12-Mar-2011 18:42
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How do you check if your phone is blacklisted

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  Reply # 447877 12-Mar-2011 18:44
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I doubt it would be blacklisted... Someone would have to do it - and have a police report to get it in the blacklist. And get the correct IMEI, which is not easy.

It could be something else. I don't recall, but is the iPhone always "listening" to all 3G bands (850/900/2100) or can you select?





 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 447888 12-Mar-2011 19:40
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I doubt it would be blacklisted... Someone would have to do it - and have a police report to get it in the blacklist. And get the correct IMEI, which is not easy.

It could be something else. I don't recall, but is the iPhone always "listening" to all 3G bands (850/900/2100) or can you select?





There is no option to select you can only turn 3G on or off

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  Reply # 447893 12-Mar-2011 19:59
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When you go into Settings -->Carrier what carriers does it list after the search?
If it's just 2Deg and Voda, then you have 3G service turned off.   Also make sure you set it to Automatic.

Alternatively PM me your IMEI I'll check if its blocked.

 



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  Reply # 447896 12-Mar-2011 20:09
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On a telecom xt sim it shows telecom and vodafone, also I just started today and how do u pm?



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  Reply # 448025 13-Mar-2011 17:18
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Maybe the iphones not reading any 850mhz cn u make it search telecom only

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  Reply # 448079 14-Mar-2011 00:01
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A friend had similar issue: we cleaned out the sim contacts with a pipe cleaner, pulled the pocket lint out etc.
Make sure 3G is on,
Set carrier selection to automatic.
Then do a full hard reset hold both buttons until boot logo shows
Sit it a place with good reception
Cross fingers

Also if you have metallic style case it can reduce reception.

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  Reply # 448081 14-Mar-2011 00:14
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i think you need to take your xt sim out and rub it with a rubber to clean it then insert it back in and try again.

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  Reply # 448115 14-Mar-2011 09:07
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Please note that @bnapi and @1estar are joking about cleaning the SIM.




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Reply # 448118 14-Mar-2011 09:18
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NealR: Please note that @bnapi and @1estar are joking about cleaning the SIM.


Electric sander should clean up the SIM (please note this is a joke)

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  Reply # 448119 14-Mar-2011 09:19
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Unfortunately I don't think they were.

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  Reply # 448120 14-Mar-2011 09:21
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johnr:
NealR: Please note that @bnapi and @1estar are joking about cleaning the SIM.


Electric sander should clean up the SIM (please note this is a joke)


Remember the sander only works on telecom sim cards, as they use a different technology to Vodafone and 2Degrees.
 

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  Reply # 448137 14-Mar-2011 10:10
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just go to telecom store and tell them that its a faulty sim card, they will give you a new sim and you try it on your iphone. i experienced it a few times before... but i went to xt store and got new sim. :-) if that still doesnt work, it might be your iphones fault... or your setting is wrong. try doing a firmware upgrade.

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  Reply # 448190 14-Mar-2011 12:40
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You SIM is not blocked.  Try your SIM in another phone and see if it attaches to the network to rule out SIM issue (yes customers damage their SIM's).. Upgrade it to iOS 4.3 else it's a faulty device.

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  Reply # 448215 14-Mar-2011 14:17
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About the upgrade. Could ipwnsnz confirm what iOS version is currently running on your device?





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