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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by alengman View Post
    Anyone experiencing issues with Verizon iPhone 7 plus with bad reception. I seem to have issues when traveling as in switching towers. My connections drops and it takes a few minutes to reconnect. I'm currently in a place now and I'm getting 1x and my wife's iPhone 6s Plus is getting LTE. I tried resetting network settings but that didn't work.
    My wife's and my iPhone 7 are both getting horrible reception compared to our 6s's. Dropping calls, much lower bars than in same places with the 6s. New iPhone was supposed to be better, faster network and it is worse.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    I hope problem solved b4 large numbers of 7+ arrive at most vzw stores.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by mach1man View Post
    Go into cellular > cellular data options > then enable LTE for data only

    It works, yes losing the ability to talk and surf the web at the same time sucks but at least this way you don't have to worry about the "no service" message. I've done this and it work.
    I did this with my 7 and it improved a bit, at least the percentage for " no cell service " went down ..
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    Quote Originally Posted by decypher44 View Post
    The news is starting to spread. Google "Iphone 7 Verizon poor reception". Medium-major tech sites are now covering it. It's a pretty big issue (widespread). Of course, Verizon and Apple are pointing fingers at each other. Sorry, boys, but playing the blame game doesn't help the consumer. Collaborate for a fix.

    Interesting that I don't see any articles on imore about this yet. I was hoping they would. They are pretty good at getting official responses.

    And PLEASE - if you are having issues, please make sure to officially report it to BOTH Verizon and Apple!
    Yes, I've seen that. Would be nice if someone made an official statement. I know I'm with AT&T and not Verizon, but I am going to guess it's an Apple issue bc I'm experiencing issues on my 7 as well.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Interestingly enough, I live in a fairly rural area where I am frequently switching towers and being in low reception areas. I have yet to experience any issues that I have noticed.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    I spoke to VZ today and they are very aware of the issue. They are working on a fix. The supervisor I spoke to added my number to what she said was a very long list of complaints. She stated that I would receive a text when a fix has been deployed.

    As another poster mentioned, it is important that everyone having issues call to let them know. She said the more they hear the faster they act.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    So has this issue been fixed? I don't consider setting LTE to data only a satisfactory solution
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by recDNA View Post
    So has this issue been fixed? I don't consider setting LTE to data only a satisfactory solution
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    iOS 10.0.3 fixed it already, didn't it?

    Cheers,
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by vimagreg View Post
    iOS 10.0.3 fixed it already, didn't it?

    Cheers,
    I don't know. That's why I am asking. Still haven't replaced Note 7 and need to choose a phone.
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    I think so. Remember to read that main reason for this update were to solve this issue. But as I live in Brazil I can't confirm if it really solved.

    Cheers,
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by vimagreg View Post
    I think so. Remember to read that main reason for this update were to solve this issue. But as I live in Brazil I can't confirm if it really solved.

    Cheers,
    Thanks. I'll be anxious to hear from VZW users in USA.
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    I have a iPhone 7+ on Verizon. I have no issues. Using LTE for data and voice.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by St3ib View Post
    I have a iPhone 7+ on Verizon. I have no issues. Using LTE for data and voice.
    Did you have problems before the update? You may simply live in a high signal area?
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    Quote Originally Posted by recDNA View Post
    So has this issue been fixed? I don't consider setting LTE to data only a satisfactory solution
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    Yes, 10.0.3 has fixed the connection issue. If you are STILL having issues, I'd bring it in.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    I was having...iffy connections, but the new update (10.0.3) fixed those issues.
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    We (me and my fianc) have not had any connectivity issues.
    We have had the 7 Plus since launch day on VZ and everything has been great
    If 10.0.3 didn't fix anything for you, I'd take in
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    Yes to verify, I had the connection issues on VZ. 10.0.3 has completely resolved the issues.
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    Default iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Was on 10.1 beta due to a back up. Today I did a fresh install to 10.0.3. Since no Wifi issues seems stronger. So hoping. Getting three bars at home which is better than a single prior
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    Quote Originally Posted by recDNA View Post
    I don't know. That's why I am asking. Still haven't replaced Note 7 and need to choose a phone.
    I am on Verizon and we have a 7 Plus and two 7s and all three were losing reception regularly. Since the 10.0.3 update, we have had no issues at all. I'm fairly certain they fixed whatever was causing the issue.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Since the 10.0.3 update...HORRIBLE! I had to reboot my iPhone 7+ atleast 6 times this weekend, missed messages, low signal...and the freezing is the worst.

    Just saw the 10.1...hoping this fixes it. I'm on Verizon.

    Bob
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by 13Silverado View Post
    Since the 10.0.3 update...HORRIBLE! I had to reboot my iPhone 7+ atleast 6 times this weekend, missed messages, low signal...and the freezing is the worst.

    Just saw the 10.1...hoping this fixes it. I'm on Verizon.

    Bob
    Let us know.....
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    I updated to 10.0.3 and still have connection issues. Went from wifi to 3G then had to go into airplane mode to get LTE back.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    I have been on 10.1 and I haven't had any issues. I go between 3G and LTE at my work. 3G in the building and LTE when I step out.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Try to do a reset, or wait for a software update, if it still does not work return it to the carrier.
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    Default Re: iPhone 7 plus Verizon bad reception

    Quote Originally Posted by lmarranzino View Post
    Was on 10.1 beta due to a back up. Today I did a fresh install to 10.0.3. Since no Wifi issues seems stronger. So hoping. Getting three bars at home which is better than a single prior
    How were you able to go back to 10.0.3? Can you provide a quick link to the procedures. Thanks!
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