Is your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus dropping calls on AT&T? Here’s the fix!

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Is your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus dropping calls on AT&T? Here’s the fix!

// TiPb – The #1 iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch blog

If you’ve got an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus running on AT&T, you may be experiencing more dropped calls that normal, particularly for people in areas where AT&T is working on rolling out VoLTE. Luckily, there’s a quick and easy fix you can perform that should stop all your dropped calls in their tracks. Here’s how!

How to fix dropped call issues on your AT&T iPhone 6 or 6 Plus Launch the Settings app. Tap on Cellular. Tap on Enable LTE. Tap on Data Only.

That’s all there is to it. Using this setting, you will still enjoy fast data speeds with all the benefits of LTE, but your phone calls will not use LTE, but the older 4G network instead. Since most of the issues seem to be caused by VoLTE enhancements, this should stop dropped calls until the network rollout is complete in your area. We’d recommend trying to enable voice and data every now and again to see if AT&T has resolved the problem. If not, just toggle Data Only back on for a little while longer.

While we’ve gotten reports from AT&T users specifically in the Chicago area, I’d assume this trick would work for anyone that’s having dropped call issues due to LTE enhancements in a given geographical area on any network. So if that sounds like you, give this a try and let me know how it works for you!






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Move Content From an iOS Device to Android

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Move Content From an iOS Device to Android

// Google Operating System

It’s easy to switch between iOS and Android, especially if you use Google’s services. Google published a guide that helps you switch from iOS to Android, while also highlighting the advantages of Google’s services.

You can upload the photos from an iPhone or iPad to Google+ Photos by downloading the Google+ app and enabling the Auto Backup feature. You can also upload the songs from the iTunes library to Google Play Music for free, but you’ll have to use a computer.

Transferring contacts is more complicated if you don’t use Gmail. You’ll have to export contacts from iTunes or from the service you’re using and upload them to Gmail.

Transferring apps is the most time consuming step. “Google Play has over 1.3 million apps to choose from so you can find all your favorites and discover new ones. For apps where you’re a subscriber, like Netflix, you can simply transfer your service over to Android for free. Just download the same app from Google Play and sign in to your app.”

Google’s guide doesn’t help you migrate SMS messages, call history, calendars and notes. If you use iCloud for calendars, you can export them using this trick and then import them to Google Calendar. Exporting iCloud notes is a manual process: “Open the Notes app at iCloud.com. Copy the text of each note and paste it into a document on your computer, such as a Pages or TextEdit document. Save the document to your computer.”

Apple has recently published a similar guide for switching from an Android device to an iOS device. Apple links to various apps that automate the process.

Unlike Apple, Google makes it easy to export your data. You can export your mail, calendars, documents, notes, photos, videos, messages with only a few clicks. If you use Google apps like Chrome, Google Maps, Google+, Google Play Music, Hangouts, Google Drive, Google Search, Gmail, Google Keep for both Android and iOS, you can quickly switch between Android and iOS devices.

{ via Droid Life }


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