Stuck on 1x

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    Few times now my phone has been stuck on 1X. Turn on Airplane mode for thirty seconds and it clears it up. Any ideas?

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    Bump.

    Could this be an internal antenna problem?


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    What's 1X? Stuck on 1X no matter how many times I say it still no idea what it means 😳


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    yea do you mean one bar for your reception?
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    Good thinking bat man. More than likely is 1 bar. What was the question again? Oh yeah stuck on 1bar. Hmmmm not sure why to be honest other than carrier problems or bad reception area maybe. There's a few areas here in the UK that have terrible receptive areas, could just be like one of those. Try spinning around that's what we do here 😝


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    My phone does that when I would remove my sim card a lot when testing stuff. Shutting it off and turning it back on solved it. If it is randomly happening take it to apple.
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    No, the circle indicating I am in 1x data. If I turn on Airplane mode, then turn it off the phone goes back to 3G.


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    Mind posting a screenshot. I've never seen that before. What Carrier do you have?
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    I know exactly what your referring too.

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    When you turn Airplane mode on, you kill the signal coming in on your phone, then when you cut it back on, it immediately searches for the signal again.

    I used to have to do this all the time. It was annoying, but it was mainly because I lived out in the boonies at the time. Sometimes it'd find the 3G signal after I pulled this trick, sometimes it wouldn't.

    It's a network issue though. It's not your device.
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    It doesn't look like a x though..
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    It used to show up as 1X on CDMA phones. This person is probably a Verizon user and that's why they referred to it as 1X.
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    1x is CDMA's 2G network. (1xrtt is what the CDMA 2G network is called)
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    oh I had no idea.. thanks guys lol
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    Me either. Learn something new everyday here 😜


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    Also. EVDO is CDMA's 3G network.

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