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    Default iPhone 4 3G?
    Sorry if this has been discussed before (I'm on my iPhone right now and can't seem to find the search button) but is anyone else having a problem of their phone losing 3G coverage? It seems that at random times 3G will turn off (even while enabled in settings) and will not come on until I restart the phone. It's not a coverage problem as I'm using it in the same place I used my 3GS and never ran into this issue.

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    not had that problem at all. though it could be related to the reception issue. do you have a bumper/case?
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    No, but it doesn't really matter how I hold it. It just seems to turn 3G off for no apparent reason

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    There are couple of things that might be going on. Since the i4 has issues with the reception your i4 could be switching from 3G to edge [E]. Do you see like a E symbol where the 3G symbol was? Also at times there will be no 3G or E symbol but a o symbol.

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    yeah, the edge symbol comes up, but the weird thing is I don't lose any bars, and when I put the phone down, it doesn't switch back to 3G unless I cycle the phone off and on.

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    If your not getting a strong enough 3G signal the default will turn to edge. So you will see a full bar for edge. Have you tried other places to see if you get the same results? Not all phone are a like. Even if you did have the same model phones one might get better signal then the other.

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