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3G Connection gone!! Only Edge!

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by sowul22, Nov 23, 2010.

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    Hi Folks,

    I was having some screen problems a month ago and restored my iPad. Problem solved, but since then, I have not been able to connect to 3G. It only goes to Edge. I thought with yesterday's update things would fix themselves, but no luck. I've tried toggling "cellular data" on/off and also going back a forth between Airplane mode. I am certain I'm in a 3G area.

    Any suggestions?? Thanks! :ipad-keyboard:
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    I'm having same issues on 4.2.1. :mad:
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    Same issue for me. I am using 4.2.1 and didn't associate the problem with that until I read other posts about it. I didn't have 3G coverage until today so as far as I knew, it had always been this way! However two other iPads in the house which have not been upgraded have 3G, and mine is the only one that doesn't.
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    Same for me here, upgraded in 4.2.1 and no more 3G juste Edge & GPRS altough my iphone 4 just beside it has 3G full.
    Don't get it....
    Have you in your Settings\Cellular date the option to enable 3G or not ? Because on the iphone i have it, on the ipad i don't have it...altough iphone is in version 4.01
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    No, the option is not there on iPad to choose 3G. I have tried everything I can think of, still no 3G on my iPad while two others and three iPhones in the house all have 3G.
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    Solution to no 3G

    Just restore your iPad as a new one and it comes back. Make sure you backup everything before. That worked for me!
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    Restoring worked to get it back, BUT not using my backup. When I put my backup on, 3G was gone again. Had to restore again and set up as new to keep 3G. What a pain! But at least it works now.

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