Cannot activate EDGE

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Natalia81, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. Natalia81 macrumors regular

    Aug 7, 2004
    All of a sudden I'm getting "Could not activate EDGE" message when trying to use EDGE. The EDGE icon is showing at the top like it's connected. I've restarted my phone using just the hold button and also the hard reset. And it still doesn't work. It was working 5 minutes before I started getting this message.

    Is this an AT&T thing or my phone?
  2. mdzwolf macrumors member

    Oct 13, 2005
    I am getting the same message and I already tried turning my phone off and then back on.
  3. weezer4272 macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2006
    I'm getting the same behavior, I even got the can't recognize SIM message this morning while leaving for work. A hard reset fixed that, but as I type an email just sent from my phone so I guess EDGE is back on.?.
  4. mattcleary macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2007
  5. weezer4272 macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2006
    Nevermind, I'm still getting the can't activate EDGE message when I try to check my mail, must have been lucky for a minute before...
  6. Natalia81 thread starter macrumors regular

    Aug 7, 2004
    Ok...I am back in business!

    I did a hard reset and pop the SIM out. Then put it back in and restarted. I still got the message the first time connecting to mail. Then a minute later it connected. It may have just been coincidence that it came back on (nothing to do with the SIM). Maybe some network issues.
  7. tshed4041 macrumors newbie

    Aug 14, 2007
  8. Natalia81 thread starter macrumors regular

    Aug 7, 2004
  9. brinycbri macrumors 6502a

    Mar 13, 2007
    called cingular, says there's a large nation wide outage..mine seems to be back up now tho
  10. tobefirst macrumors 68040


    Jan 24, 2005
    St. Louis, MO
    Yeah, I was trying to use mine over lunch (an hour ago) and it wasn't working at all. I hope they've fixed everything.
  11. Resevdog macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2007

    Down. Seems like a rolling restart of some sort...

    EDIT: And it's back...sort of. Sooo slow (even more than usual)
  12. thisonechance macrumors regular

    Feb 22, 2007
    Chicago, IL
    I would love to check, but I get zero signal in the building here at work.

    I am all for speed boosts and system stability improvements as this is no doubt for. How about a signal boost, ATT?
  13. Antaios macrumors regular

    Jun 18, 2007
    New York City
    ur trusty att rep here... edge was down for all phones today... sucked, but everyone should be ok now...

    -posted from my wii.

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