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My mobile signal has stopped working about a month ago. I have

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my mobile signal has stopped working about a month ago. I have switched on and off, toggled airplane mode on and off, factory reset, changed sim, tried sim in another phone & it works. I have not dropped the phone etc I cannot work out why and I cannot afford another phone. I am on ee - there is no problem with them. I have been into some diagnostic boards and all seem ok (I've been careful not to change anything) .. Please help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Welcome to justanswer.Are you able to search for available networks from your phone?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes .. I can search networks but it won't let me connect to them and it won't connect automatically. Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When I click into one or any of the available networks it say ls 'registering' for a millisecond and then 'unable to connect, try later'
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Which phone are you using?
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
In Mobile Networks, set Network mode as WCDMA only and restart your phone. After restarting, again search for network and try selecting the network
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm using a Samsung s6. The only network modes it will allow me to choose are 2g/3g/4g or 2g/3g or 3g only ... Its automatically on the 2g/3g/4g one .. so I changed it to the others and restarted and tried to select network but its doing the same. Thank you.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Try booting the phone in safe mode and check for networks.For that, you need to power off your phone.Press and hold volume down button AND the power button. Once screen lights up, you can release power button. But you should NOT release the volume down button. Hold the volume down button until you get the lock screen
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
If the network issue is still there, then Go to Settings and then About Phone. Here you would be able to check the Baseband and IMEI version. Do you see ‘Unknown’ here?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi .. I have opened in safe mode and same issue with the network. I checked about device and both Baseband and Imei are showing with numbers and letters. Neither say 'unknown'.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Have you tried any other sim on your phone.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes - this is the replacement sim I am using - the old one I tried in another phone and it worked fine.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Have you activated the replacement sim? As both sims cannot work simultaneously.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
You can activate your new sim here. CLICK HERE TO ACTIVATE
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ahh No I hadn't .. I have just activated it .. thank you .. it says it may take a while. I will let you know if it doesn't work.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
Nikki, It will work now. And your old one will stop working. It will take 2-4 hours. Please rate the chat POSITIVELY so that I can get credited for my services. Thank you.Regards Nathan.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi
It has not resolved the issue & wouldn't explain why it happened in the first place.The old sim has now stopped working but the new one is not working. It does say some different messages and looks like it is registering but then it continues to tell me there is no mobile signal. I will try some of the above again. The people I brought it from have come back to me to say I can return it, but it feels like it must be a simple issue it's a shame it can't be resolved. Anyway your help was very much appreciated. Thank you.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
It is just network issue. Give it a few hours and it will be resolved. There is nothing wrong with your cellphone. Thanks for the ratings Niki. Have a good day.

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