iPhone 11 Randomly Disconnects From LTE in Dual SIM Mode, Are You Affected Too?

Jan 31, 2020
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Whether it's an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max, the smartphone randomly disconnects from LTE and reconnects again while using dual SIM.

Is Your iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro Randomly Disconnecting from LTE While Using Dual SIM? You are Probably Not Alone Then

Despite being blockbuster phones for Apple, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro come with their fair share of issues. For example, if you make do with FaceTime a lot, then you might have noticed the phone falling back to LTE and disconnecting from Wi-Fi completely randomly. Now it seems there's a new bug on the block, and it will only affect you if you have dual SIM enabled.

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Here's how the issue works: you have dual SIM enabled on your iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you put the phone in your pocket and let it sit idle for a while, you pull it out and notice that the internet is not working, after a few seconds LTE will completely disconnect, your signal bars will disappear only to return after a couple of seconds. Now everything is back to normal.

At first, I thought it was an issue affecting me only so I called up someone from my carrier and he asked me to turn off dual SIM mode and use just one phone number and see if the issue happens again. Surprisingly, everything works normally now. But it gets better, the iPhone 11 Pro Max I have is the Chinese model with dual physical SIM slots. Could that be the culprit? Nope. I asked a friend of mine with an eSIM iPhone 11 Pro Max and he had been having the same problem for quite a while now. Tried a clean restore, reset network settings, the issue is still there for us both.

My question to everyone here is this: have you been facing the same issue? Did you try disabling dual SIM mode to fix it? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

I'm assuming that Apple is working on a fix for this. But given that this problem has been around for quite a while now, it's surprising how Apple just let it slip like that. Whatever the reason behind it might be, technical or otherwise, I'm assuming there has to be a fix, because obviously, I'm not the only person with this problem at all.

Products mentioned in this post

iPhone 11
iPhone 11
USD 699
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro
USD 999
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11 Pro Max
USD 1099

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