No 3G signal on iPhone 4. Why?

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Found 10th Jan 2011
Just set up new iPhone 4 but there is no 3G signal, do I need to switch this on somehow as I can't find anything obvious?
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go in to settings then general then network and make sure the enable 3g switch is on, hope this helps
waycash

go in to settings then general then network and make sure the enable 3g … go in to settings then general then network and make sure the enable 3g switch is on, hope this helps



Thanks, tried that and it still doesn't work. Any other ideas?

My internet tethering option is just "spinning", is this anything?
I sometimes have issue with 3g connection . Are you using a pumper and what network are you on
fawcett

I sometimes have issue with 3g connection . Are you using a pumper and … I sometimes have issue with 3g connection . Are you using a pumper and what network are you on



Pumper?? On Vodafone
Is there a 3g signal where you are located ?
trinaandlee

Is there a 3g signal where you are located ?



Yeah, I had it on my last phone
Have you tried resetting network settings

Settings - General - Reset - Reset Network Settings
Edited by: "trinaandlee" 10th Jan 2011
I ment to say bumper . It helps with the signal. And iphone 4 are known for signal issues i have 1 myself
Might sound daft but have you connected your phone to your wireless Internet? It will give priority to that over 3g.
Your iPhone may not be able to pick up your 3G signal if it is weak. Your other phone will have probably been better at picking up this weaker signal.
Try the iphone in a Library or cafe or somewhere that has free WIFi & then you will know it's the poor signal at the house if you get 3G.
WheresMeNuts

Try the iphone in a Library or cafe or somewhere that has free WIFi & … Try the iphone in a Library or cafe or somewhere that has free WIFi & then you will know it's the poor signal at the house if you get 3G.



How would you tell if the 3G signal worked if connected to a WiFi........

What you need is a mate with the same phone/network to let you know when he gets a 3G signal & check your phone for one. Just make sure you have 3G turned on !!
ChrisUK

How would you tell if the 3G signal worked if connected to a … How would you tell if the 3G signal worked if connected to a WiFi........What you need is a mate with the same phone/network to let you know when he gets a 3G signal & check your phone for one. Just make sure you have 3G turned on !!

LoL silly me,Yes it's the other way around you want.BTW does the SIM not have to have Internet for 3G to show ?

OP you do have Internet with the SIM ?
Edited by: "WheresMeNuts" 11th Jan 2011
ChrisUK

Your iPhone may not be able to pick up your 3G signal if it is weak. Your … Your iPhone may not be able to pick up your 3G signal if it is weak. Your other phone will have probably been better at picking up this weaker signal.



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