2.1 update still switches to Edge when there is 3G service in area

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Prettyboyian, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Prettyboyian macrumors newbie

    Aug 26, 2008
    i pay for a iphone 3g and its really a ipod regular. my iphone 3g with 2.1 update just started today going to E for Edge alway even when there is alot of 3g service in the area. was working good all weekend. did any of yall get this issue
  2. acvball92 macrumors regular


    Jun 8, 2008
    Fairfield County, CT
    im having the same problem here, southwest CT
  3. TEG macrumors 604


    Jan 21, 2002
    Langley, Washington
    It just sounds like there is a local problem with your towers serving the 3G signal. I would contact at&t and complain, perhaps sending someone to investigate.

  4. manhattanmania macrumors regular

    Jul 9, 2007
    has happened to me too... i doubt it will ever be fixed. just turn 3G on/off to get it back. annoying, i know.
  5. scaredpoet macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    You'll get this issue any time the 3G network says it is nearly full. Ultimately, the network does decide whether you go on 2G or 3G, and will load balance. If it seems way more people are on 3G and very little activity is on 2G, it's going to start punting people onto EDGE and GSM, even if the signal is strong.

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