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Thread: Iphone 3GS - data network problem

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    Unhappy Iphone 3GS - data network problem
    Hi all...

    I have a big problem with my Iphone. I simply cannot connect to internet using 3G or EDGE.
    When i try to connect(without using WiFi) i get a message "..it is not connected to the internet"?!

    But, when i tried restore via Itunes, and set up my Iphone as new...everything work fine, i can connect via 3G and EDGE..
    But then i restored my backup, and the problem is there again...
    Can u help me?

    P.S. I dont know if it can help u, but i did install a fake apn profile using the web page unlock.nz( think that is the name)... Did that somehow blocked my Iphone from using 3G and EDGE?

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    Yes that's exactly your problem. APN settings are what allow you to connect to the internet over the cell tower. You need to do a Reset Network Settings and you should be fine. Don't mess with your APN stuff.

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    As Poseidon79 says: yr APN settings are messed up.
    The problem reoccures due to stored fauly settings in yr backup. There are 2 solutions to this;

    1 - Do NOT use yr backup.
    2 - If you need yr backup - change the APN

    To fix the APN. Follow advice on my thread here; http://modmyi.com/forums/general-iph...ml#post4934251

    BUT!!! - use;
    APN: wap.cingular
    Username: [email protected]
    Password: CINGULAR1

    There is also a Cydia app "APN Settings" - but, I would deinstall it after you are through with it (to avoid someone changing the settings)
    Last edited by sursture; 2009-09-02 at 07:41 PM.
    Do hope that helps



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