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updating wireless settings--what is the benefit?
trvldoc
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I recently got a message that I can update my wireless settings. What is the benefit of doing that?

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Re: updating wireless settings--what is the benefit?
Weth
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It is updated info on features with Verizon and what servers or settings to use for most efficient use.  You should generally always accept.  It is not an iOS update.  Here is an in depth explanation. 

What's a 'carrier update' for iPhone or iPad and why do we get them? | iMore

Re: updating wireless settings--what is the benefit?
47seijar
Sr. Member

The biggest thing is updating the list of towers. Back in the day you could update phones by dialing #228, but with LTE phones that doesn't work.

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