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Questions tagged [cell-phone-carriers]

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 Bluetooth or WiFi.

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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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Wrong carrier name

Two days ago I noticed that my iPhone 7 (iOS 11.2 Beta 4) switched to another (foreign) carrier. This hasn't happened in a long time but since I live near a border I thought it plausible and just ...
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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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Is iPhone X (model A1901) totally useless in China?

This is a screenshot from the device that I have: I was doing research which Chinese operator is compatible with my device. iPhone X - Technical Specifications - https://support.apple.com/kb/SP770 ...
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How to get an iPhone 5 from Verizon to get data service on Project Fi?

I have an unlocked Verizon iPhone 5. I put a Google Project Fi SIM card on it (which uses T-Mobile's network) and I could only make/receive calls and text messages. I would not connect to mobile data, ...
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How do I open a .prl file?

What program can I use to open a .prl file? I want to view the preferred roaming list from my carrier bundle, but I don’t know which software will open this file.
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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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Why does iTunes ask me to update my carrier settings?

and then tell me that it has failed ... Should I just ignore this as my phone is working fine? My internet connection is fine.
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Previous .ipcc files for iOS

My operator recently pushed a carrier update and it has messed up my 2G/3G/LTE switch, which is vital for my survival in low signal-strength area. So reverting to old settings is only way for me. For ...
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How to determine carrier for iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5c and I need to determine the carrier for it. How can I do this? The phone is not currently activated and I do not have a sim. I need to determine the carrier so I know what sim to ...
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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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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 ...