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Iphone 5 has no 3G after restoring as backup of Iphone 4. Help!

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Nov 26, 2012 10:20 AM

I just bought an Iphone 5 (new contract with a new provider). I restored it in itunes as a backup of my old Iphone 4 (which was on a different provider), as I would like it to be set up the same. But since I did that, the 3G won't work. The 3G sign is there in caps, but no pages will open and I get the error message "You are not subscribed to a data service".


I have checked with my provider and there are definitely no problems their end (ie.e I am definitely subscribed). I have tried resetting network settings, replacing sim etc, no luck.


If I reset to factory settings the 3G works again. So as a last resort, I can set up as a new Iphone and transfer apps manually. But is there a way to fix this so I can just restore as a back up? That would be so much simpler than setting up as new


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