The more you move around while you talk on the phone, the harder the phone has to work and the spottier your reception may be. If your reception doesn't improve, move on to the next step.
Move to a higher floor in your house or building if one's available; even standing up can help.
A quarter of consumers consider improving cell phone coverage and quality to be the most important issue with cell phone use, according to the 2013 Annual Consumer survey conducted by My
You can try software or hardware solutions to improve your Verizon cell phone reception, but before you do, try the quick fixes that might help when you're already on a call.
Cell phone signals are blocked by physical obstacles, which include the walls of your house or building, other nearby buildings, hills and mountains.
There also was a really big problem with the i Phone connecting to cell towers that was resolved through carrier updates.
Verizon is getting ready to kick its wireless network up another notch.
It also represents an initial step toward the broader telecom industry radically transforming wireless service by adding significantly higher speed and responsiveness.
Just as the move to today's 4G wireless technology drove an explosion of smartphone adoption and mobile services, 5G could similarly drive its own tech revolution.
OTA via SMS optimizes the configuration data updates in SIM cards and handsets and enables the distribution of new software updates to mobile phones or provisioning handsets with the necessary settings with which to access services such as WAP or MMS.
OTA messaging provides remote control of mobile phones for service and subscription activation, personalization and programming of a new service for mobile operators and telco third parties.
The nation's largest wireless carrier will begin field trials on so-called fifth-generation, or 5G, technology within the next 12 months, Roger Gurnani, chief information and technology architect for Verizon, said in an interview last week.
He expects "some level of commercial deployment" to begin by 2017.
One important feature of OTA is that one central location can send an update to all the users, who are unable to refuse, defeat, or alter that update, and that the update applies immediately to everyone on the channel.