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My friend has just got an iPhone 5 for the first time and she is having problem with turning off the EDGE/GPRS connection.

She would turn off 3G connection in the setting but there seems to be nowhere to turn off EDGE or GPRS.

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Why do you want to turn off EDGE ? – Matthieu Riegler Jan 5 '13 at 12:11
You can turn off Cellular Data in Settings > General Cellular > Cellular Data. How did she turn off just the 3G connection? – bassplayer7 Jan 5 '13 at 13:47
@MatthieuRiegler The reason is to control when to go online, e.g. prefer to logged in facebook with wifi only – Nam G VU Jan 5 '13 at 16:52
When wifi is available. iPhone will only use the Wifi, not the cellular network. – Matthieu Riegler Jan 5 '13 at 16:54
Then do what bassplayer7 suggested : turn off Cellular Data in Settings > General Cellular > Cellular Data – Matthieu Riegler Jan 5 '13 at 17:00
up vote 3 down vote accepted

go to :

  • Settings
  • General
  • Cellular

Set cellular data to OFF

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