Reset network setting "bricked" iPhone 6+

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shutter13

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So my daughter an I were receiving the same phone calls, and by that I mean the exact same phone calls. If my son or wife called either of us, both our phones would ring. I decided to reset network settings on bth phones, my daughters (iPhone 5S) went through without a hitch. mine (jailbroken iPhone 6+), not so much, when it rebooted it stayed on the apple logo. I tried hard resetting it a few times and ended up putting it into DFU and am restoring it at the moment. It's too bad, I'm going to lose about 2 weeks worth of info, maybe that will teach me to back up more often.
 

shutter13

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regular cellular phone calls. Her iPhone 5S was my phone before I got the 6+, but that phone had a full restore done on it and got a brand new SIM card.
 

Europa

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You didn't need to reset the network settings. There is a really simple fix for it. It's the default iOS 8 setting to route all cellular calls to every iOS device that is logged into the same Apple ID. It does this through FaceTime with the new FaceTime audio-only feature.

To fix the problem, on your daughters phone:
Go to Settings > FaceTime > iPhone Cellular Calls > Toggle it off

You can toggle it off on your phone as well, but you'll want it on on your phone if you are routing calls to your Mac. I turn it off on my iPad and old iPhone but leave it on on my new phone so I can get calls on my Mac.

Side note: That's unfortunate that resetting network settings caused you to have to restore. It was just a fluke. Typically you can reset all settings and network settings on a jailbroken phone without problems.