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Topic # 99009 10-Mar-2012 22:56 Send private message

Whenever I have upgraded my OS, it wipes the Telecom SIMs APN address, making the SIM unusable until the APN address is manually retyped in. It occurred when I upgraded to IOS5.0, and again when I upgraded to IOS5.1. It is really annoying, because both times I have spent quite a bit of time trying to work out why I had lost my internet connection. Anyone else experiencing this problem after upgrading, and is it an ipad IOS software problem or a problem with telecom sims?

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  Reply # 593420 11-Mar-2012 07:55

This happens for everyone I know on an iToy.

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  Reply # 593422 11-Mar-2012 07:57 Send private message

I have just done the update without loosing the apn settings. I am on a telecom sim as well. 

 

 



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  Reply # 593424 11-Mar-2012 08:12 Send private message

My iPhone updated itself to 5.1 (I'm on XT) and worked fine.

You should be able to just connect your iPad to iTunes and it will automatically update the carrier settings.

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  Reply # 593426 11-Mar-2012 08:33 Send private message

Mine worked with no issues




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  Reply # 593450 11-Mar-2012 10:17 Send private message

My iPhone continue to work OK (on a Telecom SIM) after upgrading to IOS 5.1 - i.e. all carriers settings were maintained/updated automatically.

However, on my iPad, I lost the APN settings upon upgrading to IOS 5.1 (also on a Telecom SIM), and have to manually enter it.

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  Reply # 593960 12-Mar-2012 10:29 Send private message

Hi you may not have had our Carrier bundle on the iPad, to force it manually insert the APN information, then go into Settings, General and then About.. You should get a popup advising of Update to carrier settings, click OK/Update to accept them.  Or you can connect to iTunes and you should receive the same message.

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