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cellular network not working in iPhone 4S after update of iOS 8

I have iPhone 4S was working perfectly on iOS 7.0.1. After updating to 8.1.2, cellular networks fail often on my iPhone 4S. I've performed these steps: restore it from iTunes downgraded to 8.1.1 ...
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iPad 3 not connecting to a cellular network at all

My iPad 3 doesn't want to connect to my cellular network. When i want to go onto the appstore or internet it says I'm not connected. We have taken it to our local iStore and to the network providers ...
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Mysterious early morning cellular data usage

On my iphone 4s, there are these cellular data usages ranging from 1MB to 80 MB between 1 AM to 3 AM. This happens everyday. anybody knows what's going on and how to avoid it? During that time I am ...
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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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Cellular Data Annoying Popup with ios8

Ever since I updated my iPad Air to iOS 8, I've been getting constant reminders for the setup cellular data plan. I bought the iPad with the SIM chip just in case I wanted to get data for it, but have ...
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What would happen if I put an iPad sim card in my iPhone

Can I put a data only, no voice or text sim card in an iPhone. I'm keen to get 4g but I've found the cheapest monthly plan for a nano sim is £33 for 3GB. This included unlimited text(SMS) and ...
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iPhone 5s aware of location even with no cellular service?

I live in USA and took my VZW iPhone 5s to Scotland; I never purchased a SIM card to use there. I noticed that my iPhone pictures uploaded to Flickr have accurate location data associated with each ...
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Can I use 4G LTE (Cellular Data) and Airplay using Wifi w/ No Internet connection at the same time?

I've looked for an answer to this but still haven't found one that works. I want to use my iPhone as my primary source of internet. I am currently an ATT Uverse DSL customer, but I want to cut the ...
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Iphone 6: how to disable software updates when using mobile data?

Disclaimer: I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't own any apple product. How to turn off software updates? Iphone 6, IOS 8.1.1. Everything seems to be turned off, still ...
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Why can't I disable cellular usage for an individual app on iOS 7?

I thought I disabled cellular usage for several games in the past. Going through the list of which applications I've allowed to use cellular data, I noticed there are a few still enabled. I flip them ...
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Can browse internet with Safari but other apps cannot access internet

Apps are showing popups "cellular data is turned off for app". I am currently out of my city, which is why I first thought the reason could be that I dont have access to cellular data. But when I ...
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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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iPhone 4 and strange mobile data issue

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7, I have an active data bundle and the provider says everything is set up correctly (APN etc.). However, mobile data only works if I activate tethering and then use a ...
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iPad 2 (iPad2,3) no cellular connection: com.apple.AppleBasebandManager.RadioNotReady

I have an iPad 2 that hasn't been used in recent months. I took it out of my bag, charged it, powered it on, connected it to my wifi, and ran the iOS 8.1.1 upgrade. Then I put it away and took it to ...
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iPhone 5s consuming large quantities of cellular data for apparently no reason

I have an iPhone 5s new from the factory March 2015. No Facebook, YouTube or other downloaded apps on the phone. I use Wi-Fi most of the time. Suddenly data usage went from a monthly amount of 2.25 ...
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Does iOS 7 cellular tethering limit the number of WiFi clients?

I'm looking on Apple's site and can't find any published limits on how many clients can connect to one iPhone / iPad with cellular tethering enabled in the US. Setting aside the obvious limit where ...
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Why “Settings” needs Cellular in iOS?

I'm getting a similar warning as this one: Whenever I get to Settings in iOS. I have deactivated Cellular connections for everything (including Settings) but Chrome Browser. I'm wondering if ...
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How do I prevent Music app from using 1 GB of cellular data in less than 10 minutes?

I received 3 text messages within 10 minutes from my cellular carrier as I was driving in my car with iTunes Radio streaming music. 10:20 pm - 65% of my 1 GB plan is used. 10:22 pm - 90% used. ...
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Uninstalled apps consume Mobile data

I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't own any Apple product. iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1 My friend was so angry and he wanted to show me this picture. Two things made me laugh out loud, ...
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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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What does the “Current Period” data usage number mean?

In the Settings app, under Cellular > Cellular Data Usage, I see a “Current Period” value of 6.8 GB. However, I’ve checked this number several times over the years, at all different points in my ...
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Disable alert: “Cellular data disabled for [app]”

The above alert pops up every time I open an app whose access to cellular data I've turned off. This adds an unnecessary step every time I launch one of these apps. My feeling is, "Who cares if ...
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iPhone using data despite per-app cellular data being disabled

My iPhone 5 with iOS 7 is using data for no reason. I have done everything I can think of to stop this. Turn off your wifi, then reset your cellular network statistics, let it sit for 5 minutes, ...
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How to disable iOS 7 warning about mobile data being turned off for an app [duplicate]

I use an app that can consume a sizeable amount of bandwidth, so I have disabled mobile data for that app under Settings > Mobile > USE MOBILE DATA FOR > [App Name] > OFF. The setting works great, and ...
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Cannot restrict apps from accessing data in iOS 8

I cannot restrict apps from accessing cellular data on iOS 8, as these settings are disabled. How can I enable them?
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Cellular Data Number is “Unknown” on some iPads

Dealing with numerous iPads (3G and LTE), all with the same telco. If I go to Settings, General, Cellular Data Number, some iPads display the number fine (e.g. +11234567890). On others, it shows ...
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Specificity of Data Usage on iPhone

iPhone rounds cellular data usage reports to the nearest tenth of a Gigabyte (eg, 1.8GB) by default. Presumably the phone knows exactly how much data has been used and rounds the number for my ...
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How to get on-demand monthly plans back for iPad?

When I purchased my iPad (3rd gen) for use with Verizon, it came with a sim that I could use to buy data on-demand for a month at a time without contracts or activation fees every time I turned it on ...
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iPhone 4S on iOS 8 with gevey sim but without WiFi, how can i get 3G?

I have a iPhone 4s with the WiFi button greyed out for some time (hardware and humidity situation) but it didn't matter much because i had 3g but now i have changed operator and put a gevey card on ...
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Maximizing iPhone Battery Life [closed]

Regard maximizing iPhone Battery Life, just for my curiosity and knowledge, from a software or hardware standpoint why when we use the iPhone to access data, a Wi-Fi connection uses less power than a ...
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Force iPhone to use cellular data while connected to wifi

I have an iPhone 5s with iOS 7 on T-mobile in the US. I have a wifi network that is not connected to the Internet. When I connect to the wifi network with my phone, my iPhone tries to access the ...
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Does the iphone5 support hotspot mode and talk congruently?

I would like to use my phone as a hotspot but also want to be able to receive calls should they come in (I'm a traveling freelancer). Is this possible hardware wise or is it only a limitation of the ...
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Does using a hotspot while connected to wifi use cellular data?

As the title does ask: Does using a hotspot while connected to WiFi use cellular data? I'm asking because my Windows 8 laptop cannot recognize my friend's router, as in it can't even find it, ...
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When I tether a MacBook Pro to an iPhone/iPad, how can I restrict what apps use it?

I want to prevent Dropbox, Skydrive/OneDrive, and Google drive from syncing (for example) when my laptop is connected to my phone. In other words I'd only like to sync email, use VPN, and permit ...
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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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Data toll tripled from Android to IOS, no changes in usage habits. How to troubleshoot? Possibly redirect and sniff (tips on how)?

So I've just bought my iPhone 5s with iOS 7.1.2, moving from Android. I've noticed that my data toll has more than tripled (from around 300MB to 1.1GB monthly) without significant changes in my usage ...
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iphone 4s - communications [duplicate]

My phone Verizon (iphone 4s) is off contract/unlocked and I do not need voice. However, I would like to use it to communicate over WiFi. Is this possible (options) without a monthly phone bill..? ...
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iPhone not connecting to 3G after losing wifi connection

Everytime I am connected to wifi, then lose the connection (e.g. by leaving the house), the 3G on my iphone 4s refuses to work. I have to turn my phone off and on in order to get 3G again, and then I ...
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How do I regain the use of 3G on after my phone has been deactivated

My phone has recently been disconnected and i was wondering if there was any way to turn my 3G back on
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Does the iPad Air automatically switch to 4G if Wi-Fi is down?

My mom has an iPad Air with a T-Mobile data plan. The iPad Air is configured to use the Wi-Fi in her home. She recently noticed some pop-up messages on the iPad Air saying that there's no data left ...
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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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Can I still get charged for data if I dont use my sim card?

First of all my broadband is orange and it doesn't tell you when it's gone over the mb so I pay around £20 a month and the end of last month it came up to £65 so mostly I use the phone at work and at ...
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IPhone File Server & Client to Create Proxy Alternative to Personal Hotspot Tethering

Assumptions: I have the latest iPhone with unlimited fast Internet through my cellular network provider. I have a new Mac. My iPhone prevents me from using my wireless data using my Mac when I set ...
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Disabling one app's cellular data inadvertently disabling other apps?

I'm trying to get around a strange problem concerning an iOS app my company produces. We use a branding process to brand a single executable, assigning it new resources and a new bundle id, but ...
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Is it possible to use a proxy with a 3G connection on an iPhone?

I'm currently using a proxy over Wi-Fi connections on my iPhone 4S, but there doesn't seem to be an option to apply it to 3G connections. I tried configuring a configuration profile with iPhone ...
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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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I have unlimited data and have “cellular data” turned on in both podcasts app and cellular- still won't download new podcasts

This seems similar to other questions I've seen, but in other ones, as far as I can understand, it seems that people are trying to download podcasts while avoiding using data. This is not a concern ...
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How can a user reasonably project data usage before buying a new iPad?

Apple announced the new iPad Mini models, and they look spectacular. I've never owned a device with a cellular data plan before, and the idea of near-ubiquitous connectivity sounds truly amazing. But ...
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Where are cellular data preferences stored in iOS?

In Settings → Cellular (Mobile in UK), settings can be changed regarding mobile data, including per-app switches for all installed apps to enable or disable mobile data. Where are these preferences ...
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How do I get photos from iPhone 4s onto iPad when taken on 3G?

I have a new iPhone 4s. When I take photos away from my WiFi connection, the pictures do not appear in my photo stream on my iPad. Can this be easily remedied? Photo stream is turned on on both ...