Verizon iPhone 5 gets updated to fix Wi-Fi data issue
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Apple has sent out an update to owners of the Verizon iPhone 5 after complaints about problems with the Wi-Fi feature started popping up in online forums. The problem, which now appears to be something specific to iOS 6, leaves the mobile data connection active even when a Wi-Fi connection is available. The end result is excessive data use for users even when they aren't even using their iPhones at all. Users who have not updated their own iPhones yet are advised to go into the Settings menu to initiate the Verizon carrier update.

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  • It is expected that users under AT&T will also receive a similar carrier update for their iPhone 5s soon.

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While the update was sent out to Verizon owners only, another one might be sent out to AT&T owners down the road as some of them are also complaining about the failure of a Wi-Fi signal to kick in on an Apple iPhone 5. - Alan F., Phone Arena  
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