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Vodafone UK Warns iPhone Uses Away from iOS 6.1

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Hold the phone!

UK cell phone provider Vodafone has warned customers using iPhones to not upgrade to iOS 6.1 due to apparent issues with 3G functionality. MacRumors reports that Vodafone sent SMS messages to all iPhone users on its network asking them to hold off on updating to iOS 6.1 for the time being.

"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," the message read.

Vodafone further explained its request via the support forums on its website. The carrier said it's aware of an issue with Apple iPhone 4S handsets that have been upgraded to iOS 6.1. The issue affected 3G performance and some users are experiencing difficulty connecting to the network or receiving calls and texts.

According to Vodafone, Apple is working on a fix. In the mean time, the carrier wants anyone who hasn't yet upgraded to delay doing so until Apple can confirm the issue has been resolved.

No word of advice for those that have upgraded and are experiencing issues, but we'll keep you posted on any developments.

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    guru_urug , February 9, 2013 6:33 AM
    Fix the title. It should be "users"
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    tanjo , February 9, 2013 6:48 AM
    Apple's update having problems??? Preposterous!!!!
    Jane is a witch! Burn her at the stake!! Heretic!!!!
    /jk

    Apple marketers are working on a fix. :D 
    Marketer - Vodafone's network is no longer compatible with the new iOS. You've chosen your carrier wrong!
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    alyoshka , February 9, 2013 6:26 AM
    And Apple replies........ :) 
  • 18 Hide
    guru_urug , February 9, 2013 6:33 AM
    Fix the title. It should be "users"
  • 17 Hide
    tanjo , February 9, 2013 6:48 AM
    Apple's update having problems??? Preposterous!!!!
    Jane is a witch! Burn her at the stake!! Heretic!!!!
    /jk

    Apple marketers are working on a fix. :D 
    Marketer - Vodafone's network is no longer compatible with the new iOS. You've chosen your carrier wrong!
  • 1 Hide
    joytech22 , February 9, 2013 6:55 AM
    Here in Australia, any connectivity issues are just because their infrastructure sucks for data. lol
  • 3 Hide
    JOSHSKORN , February 9, 2013 6:58 AM
    guru_urugFix the title. It should be "users"

    Thank you! I kept thinking, "Why doesn't this make sense to me?"
  • 0 Hide
    pacomac , February 9, 2013 8:51 AM
    Working fine for me!
  • 3 Hide
    downhill911 , February 9, 2013 9:30 AM
    Apple replied : You're holding it wrong!
  • 3 Hide
    salgado18 , February 9, 2013 9:52 AM
    Quote:
    No word of advice for those that have upgraded and are experiencing issues

    Actually, there is: Sorry, man.
  • 0 Hide
    Apanzee , February 9, 2013 10:51 AM
    The title of this topic has been edited by Apanzee
  • 4 Hide
    NightLight , February 9, 2013 12:08 PM
    they upgraded it wrong!
  • 3 Hide
    Cryio , February 9, 2013 3:56 PM
    Is it just me or just about EVERY iOS update has a major bug on usually one product (in rare cases two products)?
  • 0 Hide
    wardoc22 , February 9, 2013 6:23 PM
    Who proof read these articles???????

    Vodafone UK Warns iPhone "Uses" Away from iOS 6.1
  • 5 Hide
    tobalaz , February 9, 2013 10:07 PM
    CryioIs it just me or just about EVERY iOS update has a major bug on usually one product (in rare cases two products)?

    I thought iOS WAS the bug!
  • 0 Hide
    xpeh , February 9, 2013 10:37 PM
    Also, this issue applies to AT&T as well. My friend can't MMS anymore either.
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    captaincharisma , February 10, 2013 9:43 PM
    first the maps. then the wifi issue, now it disables 3G. the apple downhill spiral continues