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dive500
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Having trouble talking and surfing web at the same time - iphone 5.  Is there a setting I need to change??

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you can't do that with the iPhone5 on Verizon

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Tidbits
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As Brian said. Apple didn't include an extra antenna for it to work that way on Verizon or Sprint. The only way you can is to use wifi.

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lholton
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Its not the antenna that allow you to talk and surf, its the network.  Only Cellular provider that you have those capabilities is AT&T.  Sprint and Verizon have the same setup

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rcschnoor
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It IS the antenna. 4G android phones can talk and surf at the same time, so it isn't the Verizon setup which prevents it. It is the way the Iphone 5 is configured.

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Ann154
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lholton wrote:

Its not the antenna that allow you to talk and surf, its the network.  Only Cellular provider that you have those capabilities is AT&T.  Sprint and Verizon have the same setup

Every single android 4G LTE smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network can talk and surf the web while on the 4G LTE network. Some even allowed talk and surf while on the 3G network because of the radio configuration. The iphone 5 is missing hardware to allow for talk and surf on the Verizon Wireless network and THAT was Apple's decision.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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jondal
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I agree with Ann if apple wanted the 5 to take while on the Internet they would have made it that way. But me I'm really upset the 5 can't do that but o well

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