iPad will not connect to the internet

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  1. thomaswhittaker

    thomaswhittaker iPF Noob

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    Hi all,

    I have an iPad 64gb WiFi and 3G but it will not connect to the internet even if its connected to WiFi. I have reset the network settings, I have removed and re inserted the SIM, I have changed locations (due to signal).

    The msg is "Safari connot open page because it is not connected to the internet" and "could not activate Data network".

    I dont want to connect usng WiFi just theh 3G signal (which I have)

    Anyhelp appreciated.

    Thanks

    Tom
     
  2. KJSmitty

    KJSmitty iPad Fan

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    Have you signed up for/activated a 3G account?
     
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    thomaswhittaker iPF Noob

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    nope, how would I do that?
     
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    KJSmitty iPad Fan

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    Go into "settings" then "cellular data". Follow the activate tabs etc. You will need your CC handy. It's $25 or $15 a month depending on your planned usage etc.

    Cheers
     
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    I have trouble with my wireles connection. No problem with desktop, laptop, bluray or blackberry. I pad 2 has problems tho even when i'm standing next to the router. Loses signal easy too. Begining to think Ipad is a dud as far as an internet device.

    Thad Broom
     
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    KJSmitty iPad Fan

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    Are both of you running the most current iOS? 4.3.3?
     
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    twerppoet iPad Legend

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    KJSmitty's advice is good if you are in the US (where we only have two providers with similar setups), but from your profile I suspect that's not true. ;)

    I understand that there are a wider variety of options in the UK (if my pathetic knowledge of geography serves). You may want to call some cell provider do a little comparison shopping first.
     

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