Updating verizon phones for new towers
If coverage is spotty in your area, consider switching networks.Apple released an i OS update today to address the complaints of thousands of Verizon customers who were experiencing signal drops and unexplainable issues with GPS when using the i Phone 7 and i Phone 7 Plus.The update is numbered 10.0.3, and it’s solely focused on fixing the cellular connectivity issues for those two phones.
These things can be placed basically anywhere there’s a power outlet, and will catch incoming signals and then rebroadcast them — effectively strengthening your reception. Cell phone boosters can juice up your phone’s signal output to three watts in some cases, which is much stronger than the standard 1/3 of a watt that most phones are capable of.
Despite the fact that more and more cell phone towers are built every day, network coverage can still be spotty depending on your location.
Follow this guide for a quick run-down how to get better cell phone reception no matter where you are, and no matter what kind of cell phone you’re using.
Whatever the true problem and its source, Apple has issued an official fix.
So if you’re an i Phone 7 or i Phone 7 Plus user who’s experienced wonky cell service over the course of the last month, check for an over-the-air software update.
AT&T and Verizon may also relocate equipment from current towers to serve these new ones.