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Five Ways to Boost Your Phone's Slow Data Connection

Reduce the frustration of feeble websites and slow email responses

taring at your phone's screen while you wait for a message to send or website to finish loading is not only time-consuming, it's also annoying. It only adds to the frustration when you know you're in an area with strong a cellular signal. There are a number of factors that go into wireless networks, and ultimately occasional issues are bound to happen. More simply put: Your issues could well be your carrier's fault, not yours.

The tried-and-true fix is turning Airplane mode on, waiting a few seconds, and then turning it off. But that doesn't always work, and when it doesn't, you'll need to take more drastic steps like removing your SIM or resetting network settings. 

Before you go that far, however, here are some troubleshooting steps you can take to get your phone working once again.

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