Restore to 3.1.2?

Apple.
Many users including myself are having major issues with the 3.1.3 firmware, and as an added bonus, it is impossible for us to restore to 3.1.2 to fix the issues. Could you please add an update or something similar to give us the feature to downgrade to 3.1.2, so that we can use something stable while you come up with a fix.
Thanks

tomkarl wrote:
AT&T is going to check the towers. (I'm sure that'll solve the problem).
Check them yourself by putting the phone into test mode.
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I have done it that way as the forum has problems with the * key so its a long string of characters before you press Call.
If you get call failed, then you haven't entered the string correctly.
In the top LH corner of the screen you will see the received RF strength in dBm - it should be between 80 and 120. Its where the bars normally sit.
Let us know what it is in your workplace.
Pressing Home returns the phone to normal.

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