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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Unlocked 5s won't connect to new carrier (docomo) data network

I recently moved to Japan and got a new SIM card, with a contract, from docomo (one of the major carriers here). I had my iPhone 5s unlocked by a third party, and inserted the new SIM card into this ...
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What does it mean if the phone does half a ring before going straight to voicemail?

So many times, I'll call someone (iPhone to iPhone) and the iPhone will ring once, but goes to voice mail immediately about halfway through the ring. What are the possibilities? I'm assuming the ...
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I can't make or receive calls on my IPhone 5c iOS 8.1

I have a new problem with my IPhone 5c, I can 't make any calls from it, but when I use my SIM on other phone it has no problem, and when I put another SIM it can't receive calls either, so obviously ...
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How can I get my Verizon apple Iphone to straightalk?

I have a Verizon iPhone and I want to hook it up with Straight Talk. Can anyone help me?
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Personal hotspot problem: “Set Up Personal Hotspot”

I am trying to enable my the hotspot from my iPhone 6. I am in the beta program (if that matters). I am on Verizon. Whenever I press, "Set Up Personal Hotspot" it brings up this message, "To ...
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Is there a way to test whether an iPhone (5s) is failing to work on certain frequencies?

A few weeks ago my iPhone (5s, T-Mobile) stopped roaming to AT&T "4G" towers. It will still roam to older AT&T towers ("E", edge) and newer AT&T LTE towers. I'm wondering whether there ...
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Why does AT&T claim I used more data than my iPhone does?

I reset my data usage in Settings (iPhone 4s) at the start of every billing cycle. Every month I near my data limit of 2GB so it's important to me to be careful of this number. However it seems like ...
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Is there a difference between iPhone LTE band support and carrier compatibility?

I have an unlocked iPhone 5s model 1533 GSM which supports LTE bands 3, 7, and 19 (800, 1800, 2600 MHz) as per this page: http://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE. These are the bands used in Spain ...
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Unlock iPhone 5 help

I have an iPhone 5 through Virgin Mobile USA. They say cannot unlock it due to "not having the technology", they say they can only unlock iPhone 5c and 5s. They did however give me the code which is ...
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Can a factory unlocked iPhone 5 be used with Sprint?

If I were to buy a brand new factory unlocked iPhone off eBay would I then be able to use that phone on sprint?
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Unlocking Sprint Network

I got a phone from a guy, his business bought him a new phone and no longer needed the phone, which i now have. His old plan was with sprint, and i use verizon. I would think his account has been ...
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How do you take a Verizon iPhone 4 CDMA phone and get it connected to Straight Talk?

I purchased a nice black Verizon iPhone 4 (CDMA) which has it's contract fulfilled. What steps do I go through to get it connected to Walmart's Straight Talk on the Verizon towers?
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how do i turn the ringer on for incoming calls

how do i turn the ringer on for incoming calls for the sprint iphone version 7.0 model MD146LL/A? Ive already tried going under settings to sounds.
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How do the cellular capabilities differ between the different iPhone 6s/6s Plus models?

Info Apple lists the LTE band support of its iPhone models on this page: iPhone LTE Support. It lists more information about the iPhone 6s models on this page, specifically in the Cellular and ...
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Does the IMEI block also blocks the Find My Phone feature?

I followed a similar question about SIM blocking and still don't know whether I should request an IMEI block. I spoke to a store and when I asked them about what happens if I give them the IMEI ...
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Can I use a straight talk iPhone on Verizon's network?

Can I use a straight talk iPhone (prepaid) on another carrier's network - specifically Verizon? My understanding is that such a phone comes factory unlocked, so it should be possible.
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iPhone Apple ID compromised

my ex gave me his old iPhone and set up the cloud thing for me. He has changed the password so I can't download apps or anything. Also he got me a good deal with Talktalk. The contract is his but I'm ...
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Does a locked/unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 work in India with the Airtel network?

Can I use the locked/unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 with a GSM carrier (Airtel) in India with both calling and cellular data working properly? Also, how about the Sprint/Verizon phones with bad ESN? Do ...
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iOS update changed cell phone carriers - how can I change it back?

My iPhone is an AT&T iPhone but it is connected with StraightTalk. My carrier name used to be "HOME", as indicated in the upper right corner. However, last night my phone updated to iOS 7.03. ...
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Verizon iPhone 5/5s: using as hotspot (specifically using ssh) during incoming call

What will a CDMA (specifically, a Verizon) iPhone 5s do when being used by a MBP to connect to the Internet, and more specifically, to another server through SSH, when an incoming call comes in? Will ...
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Verizon iPhone 4 on Straight Talk

I have a Verizon iPhone 4 CDMA per specs. Straight Talk now offers CDMA $45 per month unlimited and you can BYOP per Straight Talk website. If I switch to Straight Talk can I later decide to change ...
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Force carrier update on the new Ipad

My carrier (Telekom.de) updated their carrier settings (from 12.0 to 12.1) recently. Normally I should be able to update by going to Tap Settings > General > About. If an update is available, a ...
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Is it possible to activate an iPhone overseas?

My parents brought me a iPhone SE locked by Sprint from US and I only turned it on here in my country (Brazil). It was not able to reach the original network. I wanted to unlock it but first I must ...
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Using an unlocked 6S on AT&T's network from Tmo

I recently "upgraded" from a totally paid off Tmo A1688 iPhone 6S to an SE. I gave the 6S to my parents, and they brought it to an ATT store. The guy at the store said the phone wouldn't work with ...
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Unlocking iPhone 4 in Canada with no SIM card

I've acquired an old iPhone 4 from a friend from California who was using Verizon as their carrier. I would like to unlock this phone from the Verizon carrier and try to use from a new carrier in ...
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Personal hotspot unavailable intermittently, “contact your carrier”

A friend has an iPhone 6 and a plan that includes tethering. A couple of weeks ago, her "personal hotspot" feature started acting up. It tends to be inactive. When you try to activate it, you get a ...
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Can cell provider disable GPS on iPhone 5s?

After I arrived in a small village in Spain, my iPhone 5 would always be "Searching" but never find a cell tower. Movistar, which I have is allegedly the best coverage in Spain, but I have roaming ...
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Does Visual Voicemail work the same across all carriers?

I have an iPhone 4s on AT&T. I'm going to want to switch to an iPhone SE and also switch to Cricket Wireless. Cricket shows on their website that you can have 20 voicemails, but they also have a ...
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Does an unlocked Sprint iPhone 6S work in India with any carriers?

I just got my iPhone 6S Plus unlocked by Sprint. Does anyone know if it'll be compatible with any carriers in India? If so, which carrier?
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Is there any way to find out cell number at conference call (Cellular network)?

Say, I am talking with persoan A over cell phone. Then person A hold my call for few seconds and call person B. Then person A add person B in our discussion as conference call. Now my question is, Is ...