Tag Archive: Cellular


How to Fix “Cellular Update Failed” on iPhone with iOS 12.1.2 SMS, LTE, Cellular Data Issues

Some iPhone users have discovered that their cellular data and cellular connectivity has failed recently, with iPhone no longer working to send or receive calls or access the internet, particularly after installing the iOS 12.1.2 update. The inability for iPhone to have cell network connections is usually accompanied by a “No Service” message in the … Read More

How to Enable Low Data Mode on iPhone Cellular to Reduce Mobile Data Use

If you want to help reduce data usage of an iPhone cellular data plan, you can try a new feature called Low Data Mode for cellular networks. Low Data Mode when enabled basically pauses all apps ability to transfer data and sync when in the background, which can help to reduce your mobile data consumption … Read More

iOS 12.1.3 No Service or Cellular Data Problems on iPhone? Try These Fixes

Some iPhone users have discovered cellular data issues after installing the iOS 12.1.3 update, showing “No service”, no cellular data, no cellular reception bars, and sometimes seeing a “Cellular Update Failed” message similar to what was happening with some iPhones after installing iOS 12.1.2. This seems to mostly impact iPhones on particular cellular networks, but … Read More

Fix Cellular Data Not Working on iPhone X or iPhone with iOS 11

Some iPhone users may find that cellular data is suddenly not working. The inability to transmit cellular data can seemingly happen spontaneously, and while you can typically still make or receive a phone call when this happens, you just can’t send or receive any data transmission for things like using the web, imessage, social media, … Read More

How to Enable Highest Quality Music Streaming Over Cellular on iPhone

Audiophiles who want to listen to the highest quality audio streaming from Apple Music and iTunes Radio from the Music app when on the go can enable an optional high quality streaming option in iOS Music settings. While this improves the sound quality and bitrate of the songs you listen to over cellular connections, the … Read More

How to Check What Cellular Carrier Network an iPhone Uses (or Used)

Knowing what network an iPhone uses can be important for trying to repurpose an old device, buying a used iPhone, or simply to determine if a particular iPhone will work on a network of choice. While the iPhones top status bar will show the carrier name of an active cellular network, if the device isn’t … Read More

View iPhone Cellular Signal & Battery Life from Mac OS X

The Instant iPhone Wi-Fi Hotspot feature in OS X is incredibly useful if your Mac is on the go or you need an alternate internet connection, but even if you’re not aiming to use the cellular internet sharing capability of iPhone there are some other handy uses for the feature, like checking two of your … Read More

How to Switch Cellular Data Speed on iPhone from LTE, 3G, or 2G

iPhone users now have the ability to choose their desired maximum cellular data speed from available options. This data speed toggle was added to the iPhone with iOS 8.1 and is not yet available on all carriers, but for those that do support the data choice feature it’s quite easy to use. As mentioned before, … Read More

iOS 8′s anti-tracking feature only works if you turn off cellular data

Apple added a new feature to iOS 8 that makes it harder for retailers to track your location by snooping info broadcast over WiFi, but after digging into the MAC randomization feature, a security researcher has found some bad news: it only works…Read more ›

iOS 8.0.1 update fixes HealthKit but breaks TouchID and cellular connectivity

Update: iOS 8.0.1. users are reporting problems with Touch ID and cellular connectivity after installing. Wait before taking the plunge. If you’ve already installed iOS 8.0.1, here’s how to downgrade to iOS 8. Apple has begun rolling out a new iOS…Read more ›