There's nothing more frustrating than trying to use a phone in an area that you know has a cell phone signal or a heavy data connection to make it not work. You know that the feeling that web pages are slow to load,is not updated, and that messages still need to be sent. pure frustration.
There are a lot of things you need to do to make sure your phone has consistent voice and network connections, and it can cause hiccups during this process. Fortunately, most of the time it's so easy to fix a problem with your phone's signal Turning on and off the airplane mode. In other cases, you need to take more drastic steps, such as For example, resetting the network settings.
Switching airplane mode
Switching the telephone line is the fastest and easiest way to fix your signal problems.
Android : You can swipe down from the top of the screen to display the Quick Settings panel. Touch the Aircraft icon and wait for the phone to be completely disconnected from Wi-Fi and cellular connections. It does not happen right now, so wait about 30 seconds before tapping the airplane mode icon again.
iPhone: Open Control Center –Series Users can swipe down from the top right corner, older iPhone models can swipe up from the bottom of the screen – and Touch the aircraft mode icon. It turns orange when it's activated. Wait another minute before turning off the phone.
Restart the phone.
Our phones are miniature computers. As with computers, sometimes you can troubleshoot problems by rebooting.
Android : Press and hold the power button until the on-screen menu appears, and then select Restart. If your phone does not offer a restart option, press and hold the power button until the screen goes black and then turns back on.
iPhone : If your iPhone has a Start button, you can hold down the Sleep / Wake button until the Power Slider appears. Drag the slider to the right. After turning off the power, press and hold the standby button until the Apple logo appears.
iPhone X series users need to press and hold the side key together with the volume up or volume down key at the same time. At some point the same power slider will be displayed. Slide it to the right to turn off the phone. After turning off the phone, hold down the side key until the Apple logo appears.
Remove your SIM card
Another troubleshooting step is to remove the SIM card while the phone is on and then reinsert it into the phone. You will need a SIM card tool (usually included with your phone) or an unfolded paper clip to remove the SIM tray from your phone.
All phones : Remove the SIM card and check it. To check if it is damaged and inserted correctly in the SIM tray, insert it back into your phone.
eSIM : For ($ 1,100 on Amazon)) or Pixel 3 (715 US Dollars at Walmart) Users who use an eSIM – that is, the embedded electronic SIM card in your phone – you have nothing to look for. The best you can do is reboot the phone.XS Max
Tips for Your iPhone
See the Apple Troubleshooting Guide for troubleshooting signal issues for some of the tips above. 19659035] Check Carrier Settings
View the operator settings on your iPhone to check for updates.
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If you've been using an iPhone for a while, you're likely to see a warning that your network operator settings are up-to-date, even if it's only brief. These updates help the iPhone to optimize connectivity.
To force your iPhone to search for a Carrier Setup Update, open Settings > General > About on your phone. If an update is available, you will be prompted to install it.
Reset network settings
Sometimes a clean slate will be enough to fix an annoying problem. Updating the network settings of your phone is another tip that Apple suggests.
But be warned, resetting your network settings will also reset any saved Wi-Fi passwords, VPN connections, and custom APN settings for operators that require additional settings.
If you agree, go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings . Confirm your selection and your phone will be restarted. Remember to reconnect your phone to your home and business Wi-Fi network.
Contact your wireless service provider.
Sometimes unexpected signal problems are due to problems with your mobile service provider. Maybe a cell tower has failed, or the fiber optic cable of the cell tower has been cut, which has led to a failure.
If you're having problems connecting to a cellular or data network, the coverage of your wireless service provider may not be far enough in your neighborhood. Some network operators offer a Network Extender, a device that acts as a small radio tower and relies on your Internet connection, such as the Internet. MicroCell from AT & T or Personal CellSpot from T-Mobile.
In other cases, a newly found signal problem may be due to a defect in your phone or a faulty SIM card. After troubleshooting these fixes, contact your wireless service provider to begin troubleshooting.
Originally published on April 10 at 06:00.
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