Currently Being ModeratedFeb 26, 2013 2:33 PM (in response to Wyzeguy)
I have the same issue with my Iphone 5 on ATT. It is a hardware issue with the Iphone 5 antenna. I took my wife's Iphone 5 and my Iphone 5, both on the same IOS version, and ran the exact same apps at the exact same time and mine took a big dump while hers kept running perfectly. Solution....1. Narrow down how to make it take a dump. For mine, I run a station on IHeartRadio, check Facebook, check my email, load a lengthy webpage, and send a Imessage in the middle of the page loading. My phone will drop connection EVERY time. 2. Make an appointment at apple. 3. Tell em the issue and let them goof around with it. 4. Every time they say they fixed it, stand right there and force it to lose data connection. 5. Eventually they will run out of cheap fixes and give you a new phone. 6. STAND THERE AND ATTEMPT TO FORCE IT TO LOSE CONNECTION. Do not leave yet!!!! Repeat steps 4 to 6 until you get a phone that does not lose connection. A friend of mine went through 8 phones before getting one that did not lose connection. I am making my appointment now, finally got tired of it crapping out 10 or more times a day.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 26, 2013 2:42 PM (in response to Wyzeguy)
Try toggling Airplane Mode off and on rather than rebooting.
I'm not as convinced this is an iPhone problem so much as it may be an AT&T issue dealing with the way connections are shuttled back and forth between LTE and 4G cells.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 26, 2013 2:54 PM (in response to Wyzeguy)
Toggling airplane mode will not solve this problem, it will just get your data connection back sometimes but it will happen again. I have tried EVERY solution suggested in these forums and from Apple. None have fixed the issue. I always get the "An engineer will call you back" from Apple and not a single one does. Your best and garunteed fix will be to do as a previously stated. It is not an ATT issue, I spent 3 days 4 hours a day on the phone with them trying everything they could think of, even had an engineer friend of my dads who works for ATT look into it. EVERYTHING on ATT's end is working perfectly and as it should be. Please stop missleading people. Most people are looking for a solution to the issue and not a "this will make it come back and work but the issue will persist" fix. As I said, the ONLY way to fix this issue for good will be to get a phone replacement. But if your willing to deal with the issue, toggle airplane mode off and on, toggle LTE off and on, both thos will normally get the data connection to return but IT WILL NOT FIX the problem. It will happen again.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 27, 2013 3:35 AM (in response to Lunchbox1101)
It's not misleading; when I've had this happen toggling Airplane mode restores connectivity for me.