iPhone 4S - Can't Connect To Carrier - No Option In Settings

Oliver G

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Sep 24, 2007
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Melbourne, Australia
For the past hour my iPhone 4S running iOS 6 has been trying to find a network. It is just staying on "Searching..." I am in my house which almost always has four bar Optus 3G reception.

I have now realized that the "Carrier" option in Settings is gone/missing. I have tried restarting the whole phone, resetting the network settings and taking out the SIM and re inserting it. All with no luck.

Any suggestions?
 

stridemat

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I had this problem and ended up restoring as a new phone. It works now, but you may end up loosing your data stored in your back up.
 

stridemat

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Apr 2, 2008
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You can try that but when I restored the same problem came back.

Try with the restore first and report back.
 
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