Internet not working after iphone in sleep?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by nightfly, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. nightfly macrumors newbie

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    Hey guys,

    i'm having a problem where after a working session internet usage (via EDGE), then i put the iphone on sleep (Off button on top).

    Say i leave the phone for an hour or so and turn it back on... the internet seems stall i can't even check the weather the spinning wheel beside the signal bar just keep on spinnin forever..

    currently i got a workaround to use airplane mode and the internet connection will work fine until i put it on sleep...

    i was just wondering if anyone is having this problem?
     
  2. -Ryan- macrumors 68000

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    The network you're on might drop you from the EDGE connection when you haven't used it for a certain amount of time, and kick you to a simple GSM connection. Just go online on your phone for a few seconds and it should reconnect.
     
  3. nightfly thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yea thats what i thought, however it seems that i cannot get back online after this happened (the loading circle keep on spinin forever) unless i restart the phone or turn airplane mode ON/OFF...
     
  4. -Ryan- macrumors 68000

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    I'd say that's probably a software problem then. Unlikely to be hardware related. You could always try restoring your iPhone to the latest software and seeing if it's fixed. Has it always been like this?
     

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