Any provider of wireless voice, paging or data service should be considered a cell phone carrier. Some examples are iPhone and iPad with 3G as well as the various hardware for connecting computers to a wireless network operated by a carrier, especially if it uses longer range radio frequencies than ...

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iPad from AT&T or Verizon for Bell Network in Canada

I was thinking about buying an iPad 3 in the US for use in Canada (I travel back and forth a lot) and wanted to know which one would be compatible with the Bell Network in Canada. I've compared the ...
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Are the new iPads (iPad 3) for sale in the US unlocked for the UK?

I live and work in the UK, but I am in the US for 2 weeks, and was wondering if I buy the new iPad from the Apple Store here in the States, will I be able to replace the AT&T or Verizon SIM with ...
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Which cellular carriers worldwide allow FaceTime calls over 3G/4G Networks?

Do any carriers allow for FaceTime video and/or voice calls to pass over normal data channels directly from an iOS device? If not, what alternatives exist short of jail breaking or other gray ...
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Is the 3rd generation iPad Carrier Locked in the US?

Is the 3rd generation iPad carrier locked in the US to either Verizon or AT&T? Can you swap out SIM cards between Verizon and AT&T?
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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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Can I change the carrier name in the iPhone Simulator 5.0?

I found numerous instructions to set SBFakeCarrier in com.apple.springboard plist but this doesn't seem to work with iOS Simulator 5.0. Is there any way to change the carrier name in the simulator?
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What does the “4G” that appears on my iPhone 4S's AT&T network indicator mean?

Since upgrading my iPhone 4S to iOS 5.1 (from 5.0.1), the AT&T network status indicator now reads "4G" where it once read "3G". What has changed from the previous version? Does this "4G" mean the ...
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Has anyone actually gotten AT&T to unlock an iPhone?

We're going to be moving to Germany in a few weeks, so I visited AT&T today and asked them to unlock our phones. They unlocked my Android device, but told me that "Apple did not give [them] the ...
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Will the 4G LTE used in an iPad bought in England also work in Sweden?

If I buy a new iPad with 4G LTE in the United Kingdom, will the 4G LTE work in Sweden (with a SIM from a carrier offering 4G LTE obviously)? I am asking not least because of statements in this ...
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How to disable iMessage on a broken iPhone?

How can I disable iMessage for a phone number if the iPhone it's attached to has been destroyed? My sister dropped her iPhone in the bath, so she is now using an older non-Apple phone. Whenever I send ...
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What data does the Carrier IQ daemon log from iPhones?

There has been little written technically about the Carrier IQ software on iPhones despite it being present on iOS 3, 4, and now iOS 5. From what I can tell, the daemons vary depending on the ...
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How do I select the right iPhone carrier

I have seen a lot of people asking about what carrier to use and what features they have. Also people have asked about Visual Voicemail, which confusingly is not available on some networks, although ...
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If I use a prepaid SIM card from AT&T retail store in iPhone, do I get 3G or GSM service?

I have an officially unlocked iPhone 4 from a non-US carrier. Now that I'm in US, if buy a prepaid SIM card from AT&T and use it in iPhone, do I get 3G(WCDMA) or GSM network? To put it in the ...
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Contact's numbers not formatted correctly on my Verizon iPhone 4S

I setup my Verizon iPhone 4S by restoring from a backup of my 3GS. Now my contact's phone numbers aren't formatted at all. They now look like 5555551234 whereas they used to be formatted like (555) ...
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Is the iPhone 4S hardware compatible worldwide with other SIM based networks?

I particularly want to know if iPhone 4S can work with other networks that use SIM cards when the device is authorized to be unlocked. With these conditions, can it take a SIM card when traveling?
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What are the steps to transfer an iPhone to someone else?

I've seen several posts on the general process of handing off an old iPhone to someone else, but there are some details I'm not clear on. I have the following scenario to start with: Person A: ...
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If I have AT&T, will the iPhone 4S work in areas of CDMA coverage only?

The new iPhone 4S has 2 antennas: both GSM and CDMA. Is there a chance that if I, who am an AT&T customer, buy one of these, that I would be able to use it in areas that are CDMA only? AT&T is ...
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Connecting Time Capsule (or AEBS) to a AT&T U-verse Router/Modem - Proper Settings and Setup?

Today I am giving AT&T U-verse a go to see if it will be better than my current service provider. The general install went fine, but there are new intricacies that wreaked a bit of havoc on my ...
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How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS?

I have someone who is not using their AT&T iPhone 3GS. They are willing to give it to me since they have a later model. How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS? What ...
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iphone voip services allowed?

Does Apple and either AT&T or Verizon currently allow voip services to be used? Essentially, would a user be able to have phone services by using just a data plan?
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Verizon iPhone 4 - no Exchange push?

I used to have a 2nd generation iPod Touch, and had it connected to my email account at work (Exchange 2003). The iPod got push email as expected, and would often ping before Outlook (2010) would on ...
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iPad Wi-Fi stopped working

I have suddenly lost the Wi-Fi on my iPad. Me and my friend have a Wi-Fi account with AT&T and his iPad Wi-Fi is working just fine. Why not mine?
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Moving Sim Card from One iPhone to Another

I am looking to buy an iPhone 4 from the secondary market. I currently have an iPhone 3GS. Can I just replace the sim on the new iphone with my current sim? Or is there something else that I need to ...
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verizon iphone4: if it has access to wifi and 3G which will it use and what's best for battery life

At home, my iphone has a strong signal to Verizon's 3G network and my home WiFi network. In the interest of battery life, which connection will iphone use if it has access to both networks? Also, ...
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Is the Verizon iPhone 4 susceptible to the 'grip of death'?

Of course, it's possible to get any phone to lose a bit of signal if you cover the antenna with your hands, but I'm wondering if the Verizon iPhone 4 also suffers from the attenuation issues that the ...
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What are the differences between the AT&T and Verizon versions of iPhone 4?

Besides working on their respective carriers, what are the similarities and differences between the AT&T iPhone 4 and Verizon iPhone 4?
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Is there a better way to travel internationally with an iPhone (3GS/4 specifically)?

I've travelled to Europe and Asia quite a bit with iPhones with no problems (I live in the US), except for the fact that making calls anywhere outside the US is crazy expensive and of course I ...
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What can I do once my jailbroken iPhone gets a data plan attached by AT&T?

I noticed my phone bill had a data plan attached this month to my jailbroken iPhone -- is there any way to get around this?
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Least expensive prepaid data roaming with an unlocked iPhone in the US

Will be travelling to the US a bit and trying to determine the least expensive way to get my unlocked iPhone online. My provider (Rogers) has a standard US data roaming rate of $30/mb but also ...
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iPhone 3GS, ATT MicroCell, iOS 4.0.1, failure to connect

I was a very happy customer of my microcell until the upgrade to 4.0 and the subsequent patch. Now, at best, I can force an M-cell connection by flipping to airplane and back. I have completely ...
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Transferring an old iPhone after I upgrade?

I'm about to upgrade from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 4, and I'm not sure what will happen to my old device once my phone number is transferred. Specifically, I want to give the old device to my ...