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There was an update to 30.1 when I updated my 6S+ to iOS 11.1.  I was promted as soon as the update for iOS was complete.  maybe that will help.  PRL is 55064



I’ve got 55064 but still on 30.0 What type of changes in 30.1?


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Just now, Johnner1999 said:

 

 


I’ve got 55064 but still on 30.0 What type of changes in 30.1?


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I am not sure.  Someone else may know..

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4 hours ago, tybo31316 said:

 


Even though it’s an Apple case. You should still try using the phone with the case off. Apple isn’t perfect they could have made a mistake. I haven’t seen any reports of defective power buttons or displays not powering off.

 

I'll talk with my mother about this again later, see if there are any updates and if she still has the phone or not. I haven't seen her yet today, and the T-Mobile representative was going to allow her to send the phone in through one of their local stores, so I'll need to wait until later. If she hasn't sent the phone back in yet though, I'll try it and see. Also, I haven't received an email back yet from the Legere email, which usually is a great way at getting a response from them, but they may have called my mother instead, as I included her email. It would be nice if by later someone there helped figure out this issue in some way.

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Try holding down the power button and volume up at the same time. If that doesn’t work try the power button and volume down.
or go into the setting app/general/ shut down

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The X is having some issues apparently:
https://www.macrumors.com/2017/11/09/iphone-x-cold-weather-fix/
https://www.macrumors.com/2017/11/10/iphone-x-green-line-on-display/
First gen hardware bugs. Not a good sign.
Apple needs less Animoji and more hardware testing.


Definitely a first gen product. That’s why I went with the 8+ until the 2018 iPhone X is released.
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Early adopter here.  I am one week into having the X in my hand, and it now feels odd to use my ipad and ipad mini with the home button.  

Using the gestures with the X took a few days of getting used to, but I'm glad I went this direction. 

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On 11/9/2017 at 11:00 AM, jroepcke51 said:

Ok I did ##update# to see if I could get an update.

Was your phone able to update?  If it did, did it help?

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10 hours ago, Steve Dean said:

Was your phone able to update?  If it did, did it help?

No stilll on same 30.0. Drops to 3g all the time. 

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1 hour ago, RedSpark said:

Not sure it's entirely due to the X -- I recall the 7 plus had the same issue last year --- I assume its an actual MFG issue with the driver/speaker.  The ones Apple and Samsung seem to use are very loud.  

 

Not giving Apple a free pass here -- but they are fixing it.  VS saying yeah it's normal and we will address with software 

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16 hours ago, Johnner1999 said:

Not sure it's entirely due to the X -- I recall the 7 plus had the same issue last year --- I assume its an actual MFG issue with the driver/speaker.  The ones Apple and Samsung seem to use are very loud.  

 

Not giving Apple a free pass here -- but they are fixing it.  VS saying yeah it's normal and we will address with software 

Good point. We’ll see what happens here.

The 8 is definitely louder than the 7. I remember reading it was 25% louder here:

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2017/09/iphone-8-and-iphone-8-plus-a-new-generation-of-iphone/

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I'm on carrier bundle Sprint 31.0. still no Calling Plus......darn it!

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11 hours ago, RedSpark said:

https://www.fastcompany.com/40497639/source-apple-is-looking-to-intel-to-power-super-fast-5g-iphone

Looks like we could be getting Intel modems for a 5G iPhone?

I wonder if we’ll have Qualcomm or Intel modems next year.

Interesting.  It reads as Intel will be ready, at the earliest, 2019.  It makes me wonder about Apple's ability to incorporate the new chipset by 2019 since they engineer and spec their phones 12 to 24 months out.  I would say it would be the fall of 2020 before a 5G iPhone is available.

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