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801 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Sep 30, 2009 1:19 PM by Tamara
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 8:49 AM (in response to ALeighan)The only other thing I would try is reinstall the firmware, but don't restore your backup. Other than that, just return the iPhone. There's no reason you should have to go through those problems on a daily basis. As far as losing your signal, have AT&T give you a new SIM card and see if that helps.32GB iPhone 3GS, Unibody MacBook, and Custom PC, Mac OS X (10.6), Vista Ultimate 64-bit on PC
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 9:38 AM (in response to Envision99)Thank you. I did try a new sim card. I've had it less than two weeks and still having the signal issues. Any idea how I reinstall the firmware? If that doesn't work I will go to the apple store.iPhone OS 3.0.1
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 9:54 AM (in response to ALeighan)Lol,sadly I have very similar issues except my phone is out of warranty now.
Mine is a UK phone on O2:
1) Battery status says 100%, then next moment its dead, completely drained.
2) Drops signal all the time and I frequently have to force it to find a network by turning on Airplane mode and turning it off again.
3) Phone states that it has 100% network coverage with 3G, but when people phone me goes to voice mail! I have tested by having the person stand next to me when calling.
I'm beginning to think that its just not worth it anymore, I love the phone, but if it doesn't work half the time whats the point!iPhoen OS 3.1, iPhone OS 3.0.1, SN: 85833J9NY7K
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 10:00 AM (in response to ALeighan)Reinstalling the firmware is connecting the phone to iTunes and then clicking restore.
I would make an appointment at the Genius Bar myself - http://apple.com/retail/geniusbarMacBook , Mini (10.5.8), Airport Express, iPhone 3G x 2, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 10:12 AM (in response to ALeighan)Are you sure you are having the 3.0.1 firmware on you iphone. This sounds more like a 3.1 issue here. Try to switch off 3G service in settings, general, network. If this helps you might have the 3.1 firmware which seems to have a problem with the 3G service/chipset/firmware whatever. And welcome to the club:)iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.1)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 11:57 AM (in response to uaewys)Tried turning off the 3G, doesn't help. Updated to 3.1 last night. Still having the same issues. I'm still under warranty so I guess I better get an appointment made. Thanks so much for everyones inputs. Hopefully I'll get my phone working right. I love my phone but with all of these issues I'm ready to drop it in the toliet.iPhone OS 3.0.1
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 1:19 PM (in response to uaewys)I haven't had any problems with 3G on 3.1.
If you want to see what version firmware you have, go to Settings > General > About.MacBook , Mini (10.5.8), Airport Express, iPhone 3G x 2, Mac OS X (10.6)