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Reset G1 hi! im from philippines and i just bought a new G1 mobile phone in hongkong, i reset it because i cannot synchronize the data which is using the gmail account to where i bought it and I would like to use my own gmail address, i tried to use it so many times but it's not working it always say like this "There is a problem communicating with the Google servers-This could be a temporary problem or your Sim card may not be provisioned for data services."..I also tried using othe 3G Sim card

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  • imasdsvs Nov 18, 2008

    i can not to activate the g1 phone because the problem of the conection with google servers too

  • anwardi Nov 19, 2008

    Same bloody problem here.

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  • bobfixya Dec 01, 2008

    I can't get connected to g1 server

  • serwaah Dec 05, 2008

    I just bought the g1 phone on dec. 3 and I haven't been able to use it since then. its giving me the same exact message that its either google having a problem or my sim card isn't provisioned. so i purchase a brand new sim card, but i still kept getting the same problem, then i thought it was the phone that was defective so i went to a t mobile store to exchange it and i am still getting the same problem. I have called customer service so many times and no one seems to know what the problem is. I am very frustrated and can not enjoy my new phone someone please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • roebling Dec 06, 2008

    Hi, I've been unable to get my new G1 past the Google sign-up. The process fails with the message, "There is a problem communicating 
    with Google the servers. This could be a temporary problem or your 
    SIM card may not be provisioned for data services." T-Mobile tech 
    support had me reset the phone but no-go. Latest is phone may take
    24 to 48 hours to unlock. Must be left on, in the meantime.

  • DeeLucas Dec 10, 2008

    I've been trying to do this on a phone I got yesterday. I changed the all the US APNs first to but that didn't work so then I changed them all to and that hasn't worked either. I tried it with my prepaid card that first was on the pay as you go tariff and then i changed to to sidekick which has data and that hasn't worked either. I'mnot sure if the data part has not enabled yet as it was just about an hour ago.

  • DeeLucas Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have tried the following as suggested on this and other sites.

    Changing all US APNs to first and then changing them all to and the first didn't work. In fact neither worked.

    I also got a prepaid sim card that was on the Pay as you Go plan but that wouldn't able me to connect so I tried changing the plan to sidekick but that hasn't worked either. I'm not sure if the change just hasn't gone through yet as it was only about an hour ago and the sim has been in the G1 since then and obviously not connecting to Tmobile's network

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    i cant get pass the set up

  • deary73 Dec 31, 2008

    i have same problem with my G1

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  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    reset it. won't go past sign in.

  • bloodranger5 Mar 11, 2009

    IM HAVING THE Same probelm my new g1 is not leting me make a account it say there is a probelm communicating with the google servers n im n brooklyn

  • lovelyfhrow Mar 12, 2009


  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    i am getting the same problem telling me there is a problem communicating with googles servers and am from canada and i have no idea what to do



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Hi, I had that problem. I first verified that my TMobile internet was activated on my account and on my SIM card by putting the card in another phone and connecting to the 'net on it. Then I found the APN setting on the G1 and I changed the APN at the heading "T-Mobile US" from the new 3G APN "" to the older APN "". The APNs can be accessed on your still-locked phone by pushing the "Menu" button at the sign-in screen. Scroll down to "T-Mobile US", select it and change "" to "", exit by pushing the left-arrow button a few times, then re-enter your GMail info. If the "Edge" icon has appeared in the menu bar area, then you're golden!

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That phone might need to point to Google servers in the US. If your Sim Card isn't provisioned for data services, that could be a problem as well.'

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Lookin for apn for my g1 i want to use it on prepaid sim

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