I have to constantly restart my iPhone 5 factory unlocked to access 3G/Edge?
What's the problem?
iOS version? Carrier? Location?
6.0.1 Vodafone Ghana! It's factory unlocked!
Is a data plan provisioned in your Vodafone Ghana account? If so, update to iOS 6.1
Is this a sure guarantee? Upgrading takes time and I would really want to be sure this is a common issue and updating to 6.1 solved it before attempting it!
Is this a sure guarantee?
There are no "sure guarantees" here or in life in general.
Upgrading takes time
It takes 10-15 minutes - not exactly "long", unless you're smoking jays as your user name suggests.
Other possbilities include problems with the SIM card, APN settings, or carrier/signal issues.
It takes almost 5 hrs just to download the update. Will have to do that later. I was hoping there was some settings I could tweak on the phone. NB. funny joke!
Wow! if it takes 5 hours to download, you don't even have 2G service!. What about WiFi??
Also, try: Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
well like i said, when you restart the phone and switch the cellular data off/on. I suddenly get connected to 3G. But if I switch it off and back on, it won't come on again until I restart the phone and then switch it off/on.
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