1. ttieder's Avatar
    Just saw on pocket now review he said that the iPhone's do have worst cellular service but I hope it's not hardware
    10-05-2015 01:53 PM
  2. iChampion's Avatar
    I was having the same issue on AT&T along with slow downloads on Cellular and my home WIFI, here is what I did and it work great for me.
    Go into settings click WIFI next to your connected WIFI name click the i with the circle around it then change the DNS settings to 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220 then exit reboot phone.
    For some reason the LTE radio was interfering with the WIFI settings, I'm just saying this worked for me now i get 5 bars of signal instead of 2.
    If it does not work for you the set the DNS back to before settings
    10-05-2015 06:56 PM
  3. giper54's Avatar
    I just got a Verizon 6s plus and I am using it on AT&T and my signal so far is better. The 6s Plus is now on par with the Verizon 6 that I also have. I wonder if this is just an issue with AT&T 6s plus phones. The AT&T 6s plus that I had was about 3-5 dBm worse than the Verizon 6 Plus I have. Now the Verizon 6 plus and 6s Plus have the same dBm.
    10-06-2015 08:59 AM
  4. ttieder's Avatar
    The service in doors is not close to my note 5 on Tmobile both phones on the same network I hope they can fix it on a software update I have no clue why it's worst on the same network No one has a answer to it
    10-11-2015 12:02 PM
  5. norulesjustgo's Avatar
    I too seem to have this issue...When I had my iPhone 6 with T-Mobile I had 5 bars of LTE at work. Now I only get 3 bars with my 6S Plus with T-Mobile. I've also noticed that LTE seems to be slower now than with my other phone. I don't understand why.
    10-11-2015 11:33 PM
  6. eyecrispy's Avatar
    My 6s seems about the same as with my 6.


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    10-11-2015 11:58 PM
  7. tekjunkie28's Avatar
    Just a heads up but you need to check with band your using of LTE also. Band 4 on Verizon is gonna be less strength then band 13. I'm getting the same singal on my Verizon 6s plus as I was on the plus. Maybe even slightly better


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    10-12-2015 09:37 AM
  8. ttieder's Avatar
    I think that's my issue with Tmobile where my note 5 connects to band 12 and the 6s plus is not I wish I can change the settings or check it somehow I hope they change it in a profile update
    10-12-2015 11:17 AM
  9. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I too have noticed a lower signal reception going from my 6 plus to 6s plus.


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    10-12-2015 05:28 PM
  10. nino63004's Avatar
    How can I check this?
    10-15-2015 06:27 PM
  11. nino63004's Avatar
    Just a heads up but you need to check with band your using of LTE also. Band 4 on Verizon is gonna be less strength then band 13. I'm getting the same singal on my Verizon 6s plus as I was on the plus. Maybe even slightly better


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    How can I check this?
    10-15-2015 06:27 PM
  12. Blakew23's Avatar
    People have been telling me I sound different now on this phone, like muffled and not as clear. I don't use a case so I know it isn't that.
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    10-18-2015 12:06 PM
  13. charmguru's Avatar
    Same here. I had no service and three dropped calls today in places where I usually see 4/5 bars. I've been seeing 2-3 since I got this phone. I'm on Verizon.
    10-19-2015 10:24 PM
  14. dakini03's Avatar
    I have both a Note 5 and iPhone 6s+, 2 separate lines on AT&T. In my home both phones show the exact same signal strength: -93 dBm. They both show 2 bars of LTE. The iPhone is significantly faster than the Note 5 in speed tests, although that's just 2 speed tests in my home..

    That being said, had I not seen this thread and tested, i would just have said that they're both performing very well and not known the differences. In general, now and in the past both my Samsung and iPhone lines have performed similarly and quite well in my usage.
    10-20-2015 12:36 AM
  15. dj2big's Avatar
    I am having the same issue I have an iPhone 6s Plus 128 silver and my wife dies as well and signal was good for a few days and now it's all over the place.

    I also notice when on Bluetooth in my car when I make a call it disconnects itself and reconnects quickly


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    10-20-2015 09:03 PM
  16. Kleven's Avatar
    Just a few hours ago I switched from the Sim Free 6s to the Tmobile 6S Plus. I wanted to the iPhone upgrade program and the image stabilized camera. I do plan to switch to Verizon within the next few weeks. Coverage is horrible outside or the urban areas here. Anyway, I noticed that I'm getting fewer "bars" on the larger phone. Even in Seattle where Tmobile has okay coverage. I know the sim free version works on additional bands. Supposedly only applicable in countries like China. Not sure what the deal is. Coverage is everything.
    11-06-2015 12:34 AM
  17. jpgti's Avatar
    Yup, I notice the signal difference too on my 6s+ on Verizon. Its just enough of a difference to be an annoying at times.
    11-06-2015 10:19 AM
  18. swarlos's Avatar
    Anybody on T-Mobile use the field test indicator to see if their phone connects to Band 12. I'm supposed to have band 12 coverage in my area but my phone connects to band 4 but it doesn't connect to Band 12 in building cause when I go to church my phone either has no service or is on 4G with one bar. It doesn't make sense if T-Mobile is advertising this better spectrum why it wouldn't switch over automatically when you have a crappy signal.
    11-18-2015 04:35 AM
  19. RECON1's Avatar
    Band 4 as well
    11-18-2015 05:17 AM
  20. robertk328's Avatar
    This is interesting!

    I started to wonder if it was carrier-dependent, now wondering if it's to do with buying a carrier-specific version vs. SIM-free?
    11-18-2015 06:02 AM
  21. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Inside my iPhone 6s Plus is on par with my Wife's 5c. My iPhone 5 gets the best signal. Not sure why. They all do well outside.
    11-18-2015 09:07 AM
  22. AvidRunner247's Avatar
    Do you live near a large city?
    11-18-2015 02:56 PM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Do you live near a large city?
    Who is this question for? You can quote who are talking to. I don't live in a big city. I have deer in my front yard! Lol And possums and raccoons.
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    11-18-2015 07:12 PM
  24. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I'm still not happy with the wireless signal I get with my 6s Plus here at home. Here's a comparison between my 6s Plus and my old iPhone 5. The 6s Plus is at -114 (2 dots) and the iPhone 5 is at -90 (4 dots).
    Makes no sense unless the 5 has a better antenna.
    03-06-2016 11:20 AM
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