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hobbit
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Problems with 3g Ipad 2 connection

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I've had an Ipad2 for 6 weeks now on an 8gb plan. It has struggled to connect or hold a 3g connection a number of times during the day. At first I put this down to tower congestion but now I'm running  3G WIFI signal from my phone and it's running fine.

 

I live on the eastern shore of Hobart and congestion for the next G network is pretty bad between 4pm and 9pm. My mobile phone is a HTC HD2 and that receives a 3g signal fine and allows me to connect my ipad via wifi with a pretty decent speed. At the exact same time my Ipad2 won't connect or times out when I try to connect over 3g. Internet browsing is painfully slow but when I switch to WIFI from the HTC is works fine.

 

Are there any reasons why the Ipad2 isn't holding a 3g signal as well as my HTC HD2? Are there any setting I could try to improve it's ability to connect and hold a signal? 

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Ben_F
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Re: Problems with 3g Ipad 2 connection

Can you try removing the iPad from any case you have installed on it? Can you also try Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

 

Failing this, it could be a hardware fault, but try the above first to see how you go.

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Ben_F
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Re: Problems with 3g Ipad 2 connection

Can you try removing the iPad from any case you have installed on it? Can you also try Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

 

Failing this, it could be a hardware fault, but try the above first to see how you go.

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hobbit
Level 1: Cadet

Re: Problems with 3g Ipad 2 connection

Thanks Ben, removing the case and resetting seemed to improve it but yeah during peak times the htc seems to hold a better signal than the iPad. I'll see how it goes.

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