No Signal Service

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For the last 2 days I've had no service on my phone. I checked the Network and it says: Signal Strength 0. Mobile Network, unknown. Service State, Out Of Service.
Any idea what I should do. I've powered the phone off and removed the sim card but its still not working.
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Wayne

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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Make sure the phone isn't set to 2g or gsm only in the settings menu under networks.
Also make sure your phones not on airplane mode.

Go into the settings - more - mobile networks - network operators and let it search for towers in your area, it will search for about a minute anda llist will pop up - now select Koodo and see if that helps.
If Koodo isn't in the list then your not within range of the Koodo network
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I to have not have signal for days now. I used to have signal when other cell phone service providers did not I did and now i NEVER have signal. Turning it off and on again used to work. the seeings are not at 2g and I've been searching for networks and nothing appears. Does this mean I have to change service providers?!?? Please Assist!
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Stephanie Martin

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I to have not have signal for days now. I used to have signal when other cell phone service providers did not I did and now i NEVER have signal. Turning it off and on again used to work. the seeings are not at 2g and I've been searching for networks and nothing appears. Does this mean I have to change service providers?!?? Please Assist!
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What model phone? Is it from Koodo? Certain old CDMA networks have been shut down.

Make sure that Airplane and Blocking Mode are off. Sounds basic, but if I put my phone into my pocket in a certain way without turning off the screen, the contact with body heat is enough to produce a touch on the screen. Once or twice pulled out the phone to find it’s muted.

Bars on the phone are just barely decorations. Download from Google Play:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...

or something similar. Gives fairly instantaneous readings for voice and data in -dBm units. As long as you show less than 100 -dBm, you should be able to communicate.
Even in areas that have good coverage, it’s not uncommon to have dead zones. Stay away from large metallic objects such as wrought iron railings and open any metallic window blinds.

Had a local problem with trees galore at home in a rural area and was able to find a “hot spot” where everything works.
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Hey Bob,What does that app do that you can't find already withing the settings of your Android device under the status of Device settings?
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The interface is needle and dial. More inituitive to find a "hot" spot if you have marginal reception. Easier to trace a big pointer going up or down as you reorient the phone than squint to read greyed-out little numbers on the Status screen in the bright sunlight.

Separate values for GSM and LTE nets.

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