1. AgentHeracles's Avatar
    For those of you with a 4s on Verizon and staying in the United States. If you are having signal problems where it goes from 3G to the circle off and on then here is a tip that worked for me. 1) Turn your phone off, 2) Eject the SIM Tray, 3) Remove SIM from Tray, 4) Put back SIM Tray, 5) Turn iPhone back on and "Viola!". You then have a clear and smooth signal. This will definitely help with battery life.
    Lawns likes this.
    02-12-2013 10:43 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    For those of you with a 4s on Verizon and staying in the United States. If you are having signal problems where it goes from 3G to the circle off and on then here is a tip that worked for me. 1) Turn your phone off, 2) Eject the SIM Tray, 3) Remove SIM from Tray, 4) Put back SIM Tray, 5) Turn iPhone back on and "Viola!". You then have a clear and smooth signal. This will definitely help with battery life.
    Are you advising not to reinsert the SIM?
    02-12-2013 10:54 AM
  3. AgentHeracles's Avatar
    Are you advising not to reinsert the SIM?
    That is what I am saying. Since with Verizon the SIM is needed only for Roaming outside the U.S. You can just keep the SIM card somewhere safe.
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    02-12-2013 11:05 AM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    That is what I am saying. Since with Verizon the SIM is needed only for Roaming outside the U.S. You can just keep the SIM card somewhere safe.
    Thank you for the clarification and the tip. Enjoy the rest of your day.
    02-12-2013 11:12 AM
  5. John Yester's Avatar
    Yes on most device you can change the network from Global to CDMA. But I have not had any signal issues to remove mine.
    02-12-2013 11:53 AM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yes on most device you can change the network from Global to CDMA. But I have not had any signal issues to remove mine.
    Neither have I, but I'm for learning new things and testing certain things like that which was mentioned by the OP.
    02-12-2013 12:03 PM
  7. John Yester's Avatar
    I used to do this on BlackBerry devices though as the Global would never hold to staying off.... worth a shot eh?
    02-12-2013 12:29 PM
  8. TurboTiger's Avatar
    No signal issues here.
    But Tks for the tip.
    Good Luck
    02-12-2013 08:51 PM
  9. John Yester's Avatar
    I tried this for 24 hrs. I can say that it seems to be worse... Not sure why but I didn't even hit my avg.
    02-14-2013 05:25 PM
  10. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    I just turn the phone airplane mode on for about 30 seconds then turn it back off. Resets my signal to get me off 2G.
    02-14-2013 05:30 PM
  11. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Neither have I, but I'm for learning new things and testing certain things like that which was mentioned by the OP.
    First off I am always in to trying new tips although I must admit in over the year I have had my 4S I have never had the SIM tray out so I had no idea that there was even a SIM there. Live and learn I suppose.
    I tried this for 24 hrs. I can say that it seems to be worse... Not sure why but I didn't even hit my avg.
    The only time I get a circle is in one medical bldg I go to where there is alot of metal that blocks the signal and as i move to different spots the signal come back. Otherwise I have never had signal problems.
    02-14-2013 06:32 PM
  12. kazmi's Avatar
    phew! thought I was the only one or worse, just imagining it. The weird thing is, I don't have a SIM in the tray....so I'm not too sure that's what's causing the signal issue..
    02-20-2013 03:33 PM
  13. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    Does tho work with sprint iPhone 4S
    02-24-2013 10:30 PM

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