3G - when used as a single word - stands for the third generation of cellular wireless standards.

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3G Access Only for iPad?

I am considering recommending an iPad for an older relative that currently has no computer and no Internet access. I get reasonable 3G reception from this person's home. Internet access options start ...
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Print from iPad without AirPrint or Wi-Fi

Consider the following configuration I have a Wi-Fi iPad without 3G support. I also have an HP printer that doesn't not have Wi-Fi capabilities. My printer supports USB. I am planning to buy a 3G ...
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Is it possible to use AT&T 3G on a Verizon LTE iPad?

According to the new iPad tech specs page, in addition to their separate LTE bands, both the Verizon and AT&T models ship with: UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); ...
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How can I change the cellular DNS server on iOS?

Is there a way to set a global DNS server that will be used for all connections (both Wi-Fi + cellular data)? If there isn't a uniform manner to specify DNS, can I just change the DNS used by the ...
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Is switching 3G/4G off to save power a cheap trick?

Since UMTS is a lot fast than EDGE, data transfers via UMTS take less time. When downloading the same file, it would take longer to be downloaded via EDGE. Doesn't the difference in transfer time ...
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Tips on avoiding “Could not activate cellular data network” with New iPad

So I bought a new iPad, 64GB + 4G. And since then it seems like every time I pick it up and go to use a network feature (Hero Academy, Tweetbot, Safari etc.) I get this message "Could not activate ...
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Are there any physical differences between the Verizon and AT&T iPad (3rd generation)?

Should some buyers in the US be concerned which iPad they buy? Assuming you don't prefer AT&T over Verizon while in the US, but instead want to be sure the device will have the correct antennas, ...
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iPhone 4 has 3G connectivity but can't access internet

Just last week, my access to the internet over mobile data networks has stopped working. I've already talked to my operator, and they gave me a new SIM card and tested that 3G works in another phone ...
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Looking for an iPhone app or script that turns off “Cellular Data” when on 2G and then BACK ON when on 3G

As some of you might know, 2G (GSM) or 2.5G (GSM/Edge) does not support data and calls at the same time. Using the Internet while on 2.5G and lower causes incoming calls be bounced. 3G does support ...
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iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
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Will the new iPad be world ready?

The specs for the third generation Verizon iPad say that it will be GSM/EDGE compatible. Does this mean that the Verizon new iPad will have a SIM card slot? Will I be better off with a Verizon iPad if ...
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How to get the cellular APN on iPad?

I'm using iOS 5.0.1 on an iPad 1 and want to look at the APN settings. This article from Apple http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2283 says that I should be able to see them through Settings > Cellular ...
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Will the 3G SIM card from my original 2010 iPad work in the new 2012 iPad, or will I need a new SIM card?

I have the original 2010 iPad 3G, and when I purchased it I also got a SIM card for Rogers 3G data service here in Canada. Can I simply remove the 3G SIM card from my original 2010 iPad, and insert ...
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Gifting iPad Air + 3G: how to handle data?

I am thinking about giving out iPad Airs to my customers. However, I have some concerns about how to "gift" an iPad + 3G. Do we have to pay the data for the device or could we make them responsible ...
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How can I set up a UK-based iPad with simple ongoing internet access for my grandmother?

I've just donated a secondhand iPad 2 to my grandmother, with the intent that she can use it as her first foray into email, and possibly other things, given time. She has very limited experiences with ...
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Using a different SIM card on iPad2 3g while travelling outside the US?

I have an iPad2 3g with at&t. Now, Will I be able to pop another SIM into it when I travel outside the US and use the data plan available in that country/service provider?? Is the iPad2 locked ...
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Restrict iPad's 3G internet connection to certain applications

When I am using my iPad out of home (using 3G connection), I only check twitter or email, which uses very low bandwidth. But after the minutes, I can see that it consumes almos 50MB of data, so it ...
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Proxy settings for iPhone, 3G connection

I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the WLAN settings in the iPhone. But I'm wondering whether it is also possible to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection.
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iPhone 3GS switches from 3G to EDGE after a GSM call

My title says it all. Now to get back the 3G network after a call, I need to go to Settings > Network and turn 3G off and back on. I'm fed up doing this every time after a normal call. My EDGE ...
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How to tell can I tell if my iPhone 5c is 3G or 4G?

I ordered an iPhone5c for 4G usage, however the phone I received displays a 3G on the top left of my screen. Does 3G on the top left mean I'm using 3G? Does this convert to 4G through proper ...
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Why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network?

This doesn't make any sense to me: why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network? I always thought iPhone did that since the very beginning and my battery ...
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Can I use iPhone 4 3G services outside of my native country?

I have an iPhone 4, bought at my home country and I have a data plan with a local telco carrier. My phone has never being unlocked. See, I am such a nice citizen in Apple's walled, seclusive and ...
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iPad Mini internet connection (No WiFi)

I'm planning to buy an iPad mini + cellular but not on my country. I would buy itt on the United States and someone is going to bring it to me. I have some questions: The person who is going to buy ...
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Limit 3G traffic on Jailbroken iPad

Is there any software for doing this?
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without data?

I recently started at a new job and now work at home four days a week (I only go in to the office once a week for a company meeting). Because I'm no longer commuting regularly and obviously have wifi ...
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Only the 3G is working on iOS 7

I just buy a used iphone 4 on ebay running an iOS 7.0.4 with the Baseband 5.0.02 . I don't know if the iphone is officiel disimlocked but when I put my sim card I have a 3G connection who is working ...
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3G doesn't work on new iPhone 4 with previous working SIM

My old iPhone 4 was smashed - I saved the SIM and put it into my new one, but ever since then, my 3G has gone? Can someone help, as I'm working on the move a lot and need the 3G?
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iPhone 3GS turning off randomly while being used

While using the phone it randomly shuts down. And when I turn it back on battery drains by about 3 or 4 percent. Could this be a battery problem or a sign to another major problem? So the only way I ...
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OSX 10.8.2 installs routes on second ppp connection to the wrong interface

When I connect to a 3G connection it installs an interface ppp0 and a default gateway all OK: netstat -rn Routing tables Internet: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use ...
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3G “on sleep” when iPhone 3Gs (5.1.1) locked

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running on 5.1.1. When I use 3G cellular and the phone is locked, I don't receive push notifications (from the apps that need internet for push notifications) and my ...
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Is there anyway to disable network connections on 3G for some application?

I want some applications connect to Internet only when wifi connection is available. How can I do that?
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Crappy 3G USB dongles. Fix?

I'm currently using a 3G USB stick to get mobile internet to my mac. I use different kinds and this is the only way to get internet in some places. So I have to use them. Most of these supply really ...