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Old 15th September 2010, 16:31   #2326
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Thanks anmol.

I just bought it from ebay.

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Old 15th September 2010, 16:33   #2327
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Is the iPhone4 available at Apple Stores too or just the online?
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Old 15th September 2010, 17:02   #2328
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I already tried to manually cut the SIM so it fits but have not been successful.
How did you cut it, did you use a template? With template its quite easy. I had posted a link sometime back.

Here you go http://www.buy-microsim.com/pub/How%...M%20-%20EN.pdf
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Old 15th September 2010, 22:57   #2329
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I paid around 36 k for it...

Approx 32 k was price in HK, and the rest was paid to the guy who brought it as commission.. It was available off the shelf

Srikat, I cut the microsim yesterday with a knife. It works perfectly.
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iOS 4.2 now available as beta to developers.

New feature added - Wireless printing!
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Old 18th September 2010, 13:11   #2331
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I do not know if iPhones are available for sale in stores in Singapore.

I received the Micro SIM cutter within 1 day after ordering at ebay.

It worked great.

I don't experience the signal loss antenna problem at all.

Just ordered a bumper at ebay for Rs. 250. Want to use it temporarily until I receive my free (as part of the case program) Speck’s PixelSkin HD case.

Now I am off to vodafone site to check out postpaid internet data plans.
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Iphone 3G running on 3.1.3.
Not able to connect to GPS satellites,when trying to connect without a Sim card.
Anything i can do to have it connected to the Satellites without any Data connection?
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Old 18th September 2010, 17:09   #2333
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Iphone 3G running on 3.1.3.
Not able to connect to GPS satellites,when trying to connect without a Sim card.
Anything i can do to have it connected to the Satellites without any Data connection?
The iPs download maps over your GPRS/EDGE/3G data connection from Google.

They also use the GPS satellites combined with mobile base transceiver station coordinates for a faster lock on your location coordinates. A process called triangulation.
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Old 19th September 2010, 12:34   #2334
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Downloaded OS 4.1 on my Airtel locked 3G.

However it has one annoying feature, whenever you receive any sms and you open to view the full msg, it opens the message along with keyboard (as if you are replying to that msg).

I havent read the message and how can I reply to it ! Plus the window gets reduced for me to see the contents of the message fully. Its not necessary that I will reply to every sms that I receive. A foolish move my apple people.
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Old 19th September 2010, 20:57   #2335
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Guys, have been using iphone 4 for past 20-25 days.

I have been frequently having dropped calls. I live in a well networked area so the bars isn't problem.

Recently, i was on a phone in a place where it was showing 5 bars and suddenly the call dropped. Basically, the phone was on, that is minutes were counting but nothing could be heard on either side and eventually the call dropped.

Is this worrisome? I am thinking of returning iphone 4 and going for captivate/x10 or wait for october for possibly improved iphone 4

please advice.
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Guys, have been using iphone 4 for past 20-25 days.

I have been frequently having dropped calls. I live in a well networked area so the bars isn't problem.

Recently, i was on a phone in a place where it was showing 5 bars and suddenly the call dropped. Basically, the phone was on, that is minutes were counting but nothing could be heard on either side and eventually the call dropped.

Is this worrisome? I am thinking of returning iphone 4 and going for captivate/x10 or wait for october for possibly improved iphone 4

please advice.
This could be a network issue. Signal strength is not always the issue, but network congestion.

Don't be in a rush to blame the iPhone just yet. I've experienced call drops on every single phone that I've owned (believe me they're too many to count) over the past decade. And the iPhones i.e. the 3GS and 4 have been among the best on call quality and network performance.

Some networks have endemic problems in areas of a city, specially the business districts.

If you're very concerned, use an bumper case or something similar to insulate the antennas from your hands. That resolves the issue.

Rgds,

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This could be a network issue. Signal strength is not always the issue, but network congestion.

Don't be in a rush to blame the iPhone just yet. I've experienced call drops on every single phone that I've owned (believe me they're too many to count) over the past decade. And the iPhones i.e. the 3GS and 4 have been among the best on call quality and network performance.

Some networks have endemic problems in areas of a city, specially the business districts.

If you're very concerned, use an bumper case or something similar to insulate the antennas from your hands. That resolves the issue.

Rgds,
Initially i thought it is a network issue, more to do with ATT then iphone. But 4 drop calls in a day? That too at different places at different times. Isn't that too much of a coincidence.

This one place was such that the guy i was talking to was standing outside on street and i was sitting inside a bus 10 steps away from him. I called him to tell him that i am inside the bus going home and lo and behold, the call dropped. Felt like this . Also the network bar was showing full strength at this place, which means the network reception was good. I compared the bars with c905 immediately and found no difference in bars at all the places of drop calls.

Also i already have a case on iphone from day one. And i don't hold it the 'wrong' way. Still this happened.

I already gave a window of 3 weeks to iphone, but looks like the issue will stay. Why pay $850 for a phone that drops call. I haven't faced this issue in w580i, c905a, 2G, 3GS. Then why iphone 4?

I gotta decide in 2-3 days time, else if i miss the 30 day return window its gonna be trouble.
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Guys, have been using iphone 4 for past 20-25 days.

I have been frequently having dropped calls. I live in a well networked area so the bars isn't problem.

Recently, i was on a phone in a place where it was showing 5 bars and suddenly the call dropped. Basically, the phone was on, that is minutes were counting but nothing could be heard on either side and eventually the call dropped.

Is this worrisome? I am thinking of returning iphone 4 and going for captivate/x10 or wait for october for possibly improved iphone 4

please advice.
It is a common problem in the Iphone 4, Please go through the links mentioned below

Apple tries to spin its broken iphone 4 - The Inquirer

Consumer watchdog lambasts apple's iphone 4 rubber band program - The Inquirer

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This could be a network issue. Signal strength is not always the issue, but network congestion.

Don't be in a rush to blame the iPhone just yet. I've experienced call drops on every single phone that I've owned (believe me they're too many to count) over the past decade. And the iPhones i.e. the 3GS and 4 have been among the best on call quality and network performance.
The problem is known as Antennagate in Iphone 4 and problem is being faced all over world.

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The problem is known as Antennagate in Iphone 4 and problem is being faced all over world.
LOL! yes I am aware of what it is. I work in the telecom s/w industry and have an iPhone 4 which works perfectly, albeit in a case. Not single call drop so far.

Rgds,

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Initially i thought it is a network issue, more to do with ATT then iphone. But 4 drop calls in a day? That too at different places at different times. Isn't that too much of a coincidence.

I gotta decide in 2-3 days time, else if i miss the 30 day return window its gonna be trouble.
I assume you are in the US which explains AT&T and the 30 day return policy. I would suggest you make use of the policy...return the phone and get a new unit. I've been using my iphone 4 for the past 2 weeks putting it thru the paces just as I have any other phone including the 3GS, gosh knows how many high end Nokias . Believe it or not, the iPhones are better than the Nokias in RF performance.

Mods - Sorry, I saw this post after I posted a response to gowda79. You may want to merge the responses.

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Been using Iphone 4 for two weeks(Vodafone) and I have not faced any call drop issues yet(touchwood !!).

Initially it was not having good 3G reception inside my house, but since last week, it seems to be working better, so much so that I have started using internet tethering for all my browsing needs at home. Got to finish the 2GB allowance somehow, shouldn't I?
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