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iPhone 4S Vodafone 3G problems, do not install iOS 6.1

Under: Apple iPhone, Vodafone
By:Mark | February 9th, 2013

We are trying to get to the bottom of anyone experiencing 3G problems after installing iOS 6.1 onto the iPhone 4S on the Vodafone UK network. The reason we asking those having problems to come forward are simply down to a text message sent by Vodafone to a customer.

One iPhone 4S user had a text sent to him saying “If you’ve not already downloaded iOS 6.1 for your iPhone 4S, please hold off for the next version while Apple fixes 3G performance issues. Thanks” – We here at Phones Review find this a little odd that Vodafone UK are sending text messages out to its customers, but then again stranger things have happened in the past.

Do you own an iPhone 4S on the Vodafone network and having problems with 3G after installing iOS 6.1?

As you all know by now Apple seeded its new iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers, but we do not understand about the 3G problems and why Vodafone iPhone 4S customers must wait for Apple to fix the 3G performance issues because the iOS 6.1.1 beta does not mention anything at all about 3G. The iOS 6.1.1 changelog mainly mentions things such as improvements to Maps for Japan, indicates upcoming toll roads during turn-by-turn navigation, Improved pronunciation of roads during turn-by-turn navigation and other Apple Maps related stuff.

Even though we are asking Vodafone customers to step forward, we would like to ask everyone if they are having 3G problems after installing the latest iOS 6.1 update.

iPhone 4S Vodafone 3G problem, do not install iOS 6.1

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  • http://www.facebook.com/iain.sheppard.77 Iain Sheppard

    I have iPhone 5 and just updated now I can not use 3G at all I got the same text messages, wifi is fine

  • http://www.facebook.com/superref Andrew Burns

    On T-Mobile (EE) noticed slight increase in Battery use since 6.1 not a lot else – very strange text from Vodaphone what do they know we don’t?

  • johnmc

    i had the same message after i had already downloaded the update. i am no longer showing 3G in a room that previously had no issues, again my wifi is working ok

  • jb

    already updated a few days ago and 3g is rubbish, although always has been with vodafone, got the txt a few hours ago from vodafone saying not to download next s/w. Too late for me

  • ian

    I have iphone 4 on ios 6.0.1 getting problems with not being able to hear caller. have 3 other phones one being a nokia with same problems. Not ios problem must be with vodafone

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