Some iPhone 13 users are having trouble connecting to Verizon’s 5G UW network

The iPhone 13 released only a few days ago, and Verizon had some pretty great deals. It seems, however, that some of those shiny new phones are having issues connecting to the carrier’s faster 5G network.
Multiple reports across Reddit indicate there’s some sort of issue with the 5G connection on the new iPhone 13 series. It could be any of a few possible issues.
First, and most likely, it could be your SIM card. Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network — or 5G UW for short — is the carrier’s branding for its faster but shorter range millimeter wave 5G network. It requires a newer 5G-compatible SIM card to connect to, and if your new iPhone 13 came with one, you should go online or call in to activate it, then use it with your new device. If you didn’t get a new SIM, stop by a store to get one or call to have one shipped. Alternatively, you can activate the internal eSIM on the device. T-Mobile previously had a similar issue, however your SIM would have needed to be much older in that ca…

Written By: Victor Wright
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