iPhone 5 Sprint Carrier Update 13.1

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    iThink Apple

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    Anyone know whats new??
     
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    Applejuiced

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    Just updated carrier settings for connectivity to the network.
    Nothing new.
    Carrier settings updates are small files (about 10 kb) that are installed on your iPhone. Carrier settings include updates to Access Point Names (APNs), MMS settings, features such as tethering, visual voicemail etc...
     
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    iThink Apple

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    So why would they push out an update if nothing is new??
     
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    I believe it can sometimes be for things like configuring your phone to connect to newly built or updated towers, reconfiguring how the phone 'hands off' your calls/data connections between towers, etc. So behind the scenes stuff mostly.
     
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    iThink Apple

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    But I guess it give improvements right?
     
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    That's the idea :)
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    Probably a totally stupid question, but do I need to do anything for this update or does it happen automatically? I know around Nashville they have been updating the towers for a while, so I will be happy with it finally done.
     
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    Dial this number ##873283# #.
     
  9. gmanist1000, Dec 6, 2012
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    Go into Settings > General > About. It should tell you there's an update.
     
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    ET iPhone Home

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    How does one update Sprint updates on a 4S. I had no idea Sprints sends update. Can you please direct me? Thanks.
     
  11. macrumors member

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    Did you miss this post?
    Oh and it's actually Settings > General > About.
     
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    Great, it told me there was one and would I like to update :) Make sure you go Settings > General > About. I just wanted to make it clear as some people wouldn't know that.
     
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    gmanist1000

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    Oops. I'll fix it, thanks!
     
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    ET iPhone Home

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    Thanks! I did see it after I posted. But didn't bother to delete the post I created. Thank you.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Laughable
     
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    tymaster50

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    That's pretty fast for Sprint 3G lol
     
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    M5RahuL

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    Works on the 4S too.. Thanks!
     
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    gmanist1000

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    No LTE where you are?
     

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