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Old April 24th, 2013, 05:56 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Has anyone else had issues with the phone losing network signal every few days?

I have had to do a manual operator search to correct it.

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Has anyone else had issues with the phone losing network signal every few days?

I have had to do a manual operator search to correct it.
I have not had this problem, I will keep an eye out and report if I experience this.
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Has anyone else had issues with the phone losing network signal every few days?

I have had to do a manual operator search to correct it.
Nope, if anything, my coverage/performance has increased over my 3VO. I'm getting signal where I didn't before, and handoffs seem to be smoother. Sorry for your troubles, tho. Keep us posted, please.
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Has anyone else had issues with the phone losing network signal every few days?

I have had to do a manual operator search to correct it.
If you can/want to, please indicate your mobile network carrier/provider.
<- Your location indicates Cardiff, so it must be a U.K. carrier?
Hopefully some users in the U.K., on your network in your area, can weigh in for you.

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My phone kept losing signal intermittently so phones4u replaced it with a seemingly mint model (no stickers on it though) and...it's so much worse! I am livid.

The symptoms are intermittent bad 3g/HSDPA (webpage timeouts etc) then loss of 3g/HSDPA connection (the symbol at the top next to the signal bar vanishes) then in settings mobile data says 'disconnected because service is unavailable' (screenshot to follow). Disabling/reenabling mobile data/airplane mode/rebooting doesn't resolve this - it just comes back and as when.

Unlike my previous One which seemed to also lose signal i.e. I couldn't make calls and I got a x on the signal strength, this appears to only be the mobile internet.

Infuriating.
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Not knowing your previous network quality,I'd start looking there,& perhaps polling others you know if they're experiencing similar issues,especially if they have a phone that differs from yours.
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I used to have a Sensation on the same network which was A Ok. My routine hasn't changed for the past 7 years so it's not a location issue.
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Going by bars doesn't say much but on this device 3 bars is a decent signal.
Some carriers need to reprovision your account when you get a new device, AT&T here in the states has different types of accounts and when I changed from a Nexus 4 to the One I had issues like yours until they changed the type of plan I had.

Is that the case on your carrier?
I can't hurt to have them verify everything on their end.
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not going to comment about 3g or 4g but the reception of voice and wifi on this device is the best I have seen from a cell phone in a long time. I have a femtocel device in my house and I can go more than 2x further from it than I could with my Nexus device and still maintain a usable signal. So I am pretty happy.

My phone is on Sprint.
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I would tend to agree that the antennas and RF frontend on this phone are a lot better than my Nexus 4.
You can death grip it but you need to use your palm on both the top and the bottom of the phone and even then I was able to get a call.. and it was reporting a signal of -113 on HSPA....that's pretty much zero.

I think HTC has come a long way... this phone also works in our server room and that's a feat in itself because the room is in the center of a steel building and filled with steel racks.

I need to put the phone in there one of these days for an hour or so to get an idea of how much more battery is consumed at such low signal levels.
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So I've been on a honeymoon with my ONE lately, yea I really like this phone to say the very least.

However I've been seeing some pretty crappy reception as a whole with my ONE running on at&t...it's just really not rock solid! In places where I would have 4 or 5 bars of LTE with my iPhone 5 I'm seeing maybe 1 bar with my ONE or worse no LTE at all?

I'm pretty sure at&t couldn't have gone down hill that fast.. lol

So how's the signal on everyone else's ONE?
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Mine has been great so far. I work out in the boonies and it's been keeping a signal without a hitch on 3G and it grabs LTE as soon as I get close enough for it to sniff it out!
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I have a great signal here in the UK, 5 bars all the time although mine is running on a dc hspa network not 4G
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So I've been on a honeymoon with my ONE lately, yea I really like this phone to say the very least.

However I've been seeing some pretty crappy reception as a whole with my ONE running on at&t...it's just really not rock solid! In places where I would have 4 or 5 bars of LTE with my iPhone 5 I'm seeing maybe 1 bar with my ONE or worse no LTE at all?

I'm pretty sure at&t couldn't have gone down hill that fast.. lol

So how's the signal on everyone else's ONE?
Odd.
Can you compare it with one in a store or someone else?
Wondering if you got a dud.

The one thing about this device is that it beats my other phones in the signal levels deparment.
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So I've been on a honeymoon with my ONE lately, yea I really like this phone to say the very least.

However I've been seeing some pretty crappy reception as a whole with my ONE running on at&t...

I'm pretty sure at&t couldn't have gone down hill that fast.. lol
To quote the all knowing FORREST GUMP: ..IT HAPPENS!

Call-up at&t from another phone to begin the troubleshooting process.
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I went to Tmo website to look but how do you just buy it? It is always connected to a plan.

I cant get the international version bc it might not work on Tmo network. There is something about the 1900 mhz band.
Yes, if you buy it at tmo you have to add a plan. But, if you pay in full, you can call and cancel the plan (or just don't activate it). Probably better to just go to HTC's web site and buy it. That's what I did. They are back ordered but they give me a ship date of 5/16 right now.

(OF course, you have to have good credit or they won't approve you for the post paid plan you are "supposedly" adding.)

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I used to have a Sensation on the same network which was A Ok. My routine hasn't changed for the past 7 years so it's not a location issue.
Apparently there's a Vodafone signal issue in Brighton at the moment which is almost certainly the cause of my woes. Pure coincidence time-wise. None of my colleagues are on voda hence not picking it up earlier. Quite why phones4u weren't aware of this and cost them a fresh replacement is beyond me :faceplant:
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P4U are a retail outfit, pure and simple. Voda probably don't announce that they are having network problems very widely, so I can easily imagine the shop not knowing.

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Yes, if you buy it at tmo you have to add a plan. But, if you pay in full, you can call and cancel the plan (or just don't activate it). Probably better to just go to HTC's web site and buy it. That's what I did. They are back ordered but they give me a ship date of 5/16 right now.

(OF course, you have to have good credit or they won't approve you for the post paid plan you are "supposedly" adding.)

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I have good credit.

I dont mind getting it on HTC website but I read that this unlock phone will not be friendly on Tmo network because not every city have 1900 mhz yet. Are you getting 4G on it?
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I have good credit.

I dont mind getting it on HTC website but I read that this unlock phone will not be friendly on Tmo network because not every city have 1900 mhz yet. Are you getting 4G on it?
My understanding from the FAQ sticky is that the AT&T/T-Mobile and the one direct from HTC Unlocked (not the international or dev version) all have the same exact radio. Here is what the website says:

This HTC OneŽ unlocked version comes with: 32GB of onboard memory and is SIM unlocked.
- HSPA/WCDMA: 850/1900/2100 MHz
- GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- LTE: 700/850/AWS/1900 MHz (US)

Yes, my intention is to go onto T-Mobile pre-paid with 4G. (I'm not sure if LTE is in Tampa yet, but I think I should get HSPA+ until then.)

If this is wrong, some one tell me now! (Estimated ship date has been moved to to 13May.)

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My understanding from the FAQ sticky is that the AT&T/T-Mobile and the one direct from HTC Unlocked (not the international or dev version) all have the same exact radio. Here is what the website says:

This HTC OneŽ unlocked version comes with: 32GB of onboard memory and is SIM unlocked.
- HSPA/WCDMA: 850/1900/2100 MHz
- GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- LTE: 700/850/AWS/1900 MHz (US)

Yes, my intention is to go onto T-Mobile pre-paid with 4G. (I'm not sure if LTE is in Tampa yet, but I think I should get HSPA+ until then.)

If this is wrong, some one tell me now! (Estimated ship date has been moved to to 13May.)

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The way I read it is the unlocked version has all AT&T and T-Mobile's frequencies including LTE.
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The way I read it is get a T-mobile One because it is Penta band (5 band) VS the international which has 4 band.

I have read from users that get a Tmobile brand if you want to use on Tmobile bc the 1900 mhz is not yet implemented in most area.

I have the N4 and i know HSPA is everywhere in Georgia and it work. Can I say the same with a international HTC One?

I would rather get the international version! Of course.

And my million $ question is will the International version works just as fine in Atlanta area? :-)
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The way I read it is get a T-mobile One because it is Penta band (5 band) VS the international which has 4 band.
T-Mobile lists the frequencies as:

GSM bands 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS: Band I(2100)
UMTS: Band II(1900)
UMTS: Band IV(1700/2100/AAWS)
UMTS: Band V(850)
LTE Band: 4, 17

HTC web site unlocked lists:

GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
HSPA/WCDMA: 850/1900/2100 MHz
LTE: 700/850/AWS/1900 MHz (US)

I'm not sure how to compare these. It looks like UTMS Band IV 1700 is listed on the tmo version and not the unlocked one.

However, I have to stick with what I ordered, since I am getting a $100 trade up credit for my Optimus Elite... unless I hang out some more, cancel my order and hope they have a special again. If it doesn't work in my area, I'll just return it for a refund. I think the web site said you have 30 days.

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The only to try it is have it on your hand and see what you get in you area.

I found a good reading on those that want to use it on T-mobile network:

T-mobile HTC One work with At&t's LTE network? - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com
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The only to try it is have it on your hand and see what you get in you area.

I found a good reading on those that want to use it on T-mobile network:

T-mobile HTC One work with At&t's LTE network? - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com
Thanks... I found a few crowed sourced maps wrt 1900 support and it looks like it does exist in my area.

I guess this means the FAQ sticky is incorrect since the tmo version includes 1700 GSM freq but the one you buy from HTC doesn't appear to... unless the specs on the HTC site are wrong.

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Like you say it, just try it out and see. I think u got 14 days to open a RMA.

I am going to wait 1-2 months and hope the price come down a little before I bite.
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Like you say it, just try it out and see. I think u got 14 days to open a RMA.

I am going to wait 1-2 months and hope the price come down a little before I bite.
I can understand that. I only jumped in because of the trade-in offer they did last weekend... I can get back $100 if I send in my old phone (which you can by new at Radio Shack for $50 these days.)

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Thanks... I found a few crowed sourced maps wrt 1900 support and it looks like it does exist in my area.

I guess this means the FAQ sticky is incorrect since the tmo version includes 1700 GSM freq but the one you buy from HTC doesn't appear to... unless the specs on the HTC site are wrong.

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The Sim Unlocked HTC One is compatible with all bands of AT&T (This and the Developers versions are basically unbranded AT&T phones) and most of T-Mobiles Bands. It does not have support for T-Mobile's HSPA+ 42 1700mhz but it does support their 1900 mhz HSPA+ 21 as well as their LTE Band 4 and 17(?). I will say this though, you are better off just buying T-Mobile's Version from T-Mobile as it is the only version that will support all of their bands. You can then get T-Mobile to unlock the SIM. Call telesales and tell them you want to buy the phone outright and see if that works. Or see if they will let you pay off the phone early? Regardless I think we have now officially beaten the proverbial dead horse.
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The Sim Unlocked HTC One is compatible with all bands of AT&T (This and the Developers versions are basically unbranded AT&T phones) and most of T-Mobiles Bands. It does not have support for T-Mobile's HSPA+ 42 1700mhz but it does support their 1900 mhz HSPA+ 21 as well as their LTE Band 4 and 17(?). I will say this though, you are better off just buying T-Mobile's Version from T-Mobile as it is the only version that will support all of their bands. You can then get T-Mobile to unlock the SIM. Call telesales and tell them you want to buy the phone outright and see if that works. Or see if they will let you pay off the phone early? Regardless I think we have now officially beaten the proverbial dead horse.
Not to drift too far off topic but sim unlocks on T-Mobile and AT&T are damn near impossible to get right now.
I have a friend with the T-Mobile version bought outright and they will absolutely not give it to him citing x days in service, etc etc etc...
His battle is ongoing...

My battle with AT&T..... I was able to prevail in getting an unlock but it took
intervention and a near 3 week fight.
That's a whole other story...

Now... as far as anyone can tell there may be some subtle hardware differences between the T-Mobile and AT&T versions.
This does not appear to be a matter of simply swapping radio images as it was on some Samsung phones. (Note IIRC?)

If your going to get a phone and use it on T-Mobile.. and you don't care about HSPA on AWS or LTE then an unlocked one may be for you.
Otherwise.. best to stick to the carrier variant and get S-OFF via JTAG if you really want it... or just use htcdev.
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If your going to get a phone and use it on T-Mobile.. and you don't care about HSPA on AWS or LTE then an unlocked one may be for you.
Otherwise.. best to stick to the carrier variant and get S-OFF via JTAG if you really want it... or just use htcdev.
Yes, t-mo told me on the phone, 60days before they will unlock even if you paid in full. While the CEO announced that that would unlock any device that was paid for in full.

Are you saying this will affect LTE as well? I thought it was only the 1700Mhz GSM freq that was missing.

All this makes me think choosing the unlocked from HTC might have not been the best choice. (I had some trouble with my credit card and couldn't get it ordered from tmo during the trade up special weekend).

While I can still switch at this point it would cost me $140. (Rather than doing that I would probably just get the Nexus 4 instead.)

That all said... is there any tmo map that shows current LTE coverage areas?

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Yes, t-mo told me on the phone, 60days before they will unlock even if you paid in full. While the CEO announced that that would unlock any device that was paid for in full.

Are you saying this will affect LTE as well? I thought it was only the 1700Mhz GSM freq that was missing.

All this makes me think choosing the unlocked from HTC might have not been the best choice. (I had some trouble with my credit card and couldn't get it ordered from tmo during the trade up special weekend).

While I can still switch at this point it would cost me $140. (Rather than doing that I would probably just get the Nexus 4 instead.)

That all said... is there any tmo map that shows current LTE coverage areas?

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Their LTE coverage is very thin.
They do not have a map that shows LTE... I have seen the new map and it does not show LTE coverage either.
I have been told that it's full of holes even in areas that they have announced as being deployed.
That is probably why there is no map to show coverage.
All you can go by is what cities have been "unveiled".

In order to use T-Mo HSPA AWS you need 1700/2100
You can't have one without the other.
One is the uplink and the other is the downlink.
The unlocked version has AWS LTE just not HSPA.
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Yes, t-mo told me on the phone, 60days before they will unlock even if you paid in full. While the CEO announced that that would unlock any device that was paid for in full.

Are you saying this will affect LTE as well? I thought it was only the 1700Mhz GSM freq that was missing.

All this makes me think choosing the unlocked from HTC might have not been the best choice. (I had some trouble with my credit card and couldn't get it ordered from tmo during the trade up special weekend).

While I can still switch at this point it would cost me $140. (Rather than doing that I would probably just get the Nexus 4 instead.)

That all said... is there any tmo map that shows current LTE coverage areas?

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LTE will not be affected as the Unlocked version has AWS LTE otherwise know as band 4. Also T-Moble is migrating their 3/3.5g from 1700/2100 to 1900 so eventually it will all be 1900 (however long that will take).
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LTE will not be affected as the Unlocked version has AWS LTE otherwise know as band 4.
I think this is why the the proverbial horse gets beaten over & over.The different terminology from mfgs/carriers/blogs,etc... can lead to confusion on the subject.
Carrier maps & crowd-sourced sites only help so much,if at all.

Hopefully by years end or sooner,the subject will be moot & we can leave this poor,tired horse to R.I.P. for eternity.
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LTE will not be affected as the Unlocked version has AWS LTE otherwise know as band 4. Also T-Moble is migrating their 3/3.5g from 1700/2100 to 1900 so eventually it will all be 1900 (however long that will take).
I think I have 1900 in my area. Is that going to be HSAP+ 21 or 42?

I'm trying to talk HTC into honoring my trade in if I cancel my current order and re-order from Tmo... we'll see how that goes. If that doesn't happen I guess I'll just try out the phone here and if I don't get 3G decide then whether to lose my $100 trade-in and pay $40 tax to buy from tmo, or go with the Nexus 4 which, while not LTE does support the HSAP+ 42.

Cell phones and wireless stuff shouldn't be this complicated.

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I think I have 1900 in my area. Is that going to be HSAP+ 21 or 42?

I'm trying to talk HTC into honoring my trade in if I cancel my current order and re-order from Tmo... we'll see how that goes. If that doesn't happen I guess I'll just try out the phone here and if I don't get 3G decide then whether to lose my $100 trade-in and pay $40 tax to buy from tmo, or go with the Nexus 4 which, while not LTE does support the HSAP+ 42.

Cell phones and wireless stuff shouldn't be this complicated.

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I think it is +21 but don't quote me on that. The 100.00 trade-in applies to a One purchased from anywhere (Carrier, unlocked, etc). So you should be able to tell HTC what the deal s then provide proof of purchase from T-mobile and keep the 100.00 trade in. Of course nothing ever is that easy. Good luck!
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wrt t-mobile 1900 Ghz markets I found this document:

Network Evolution | Support

Which lists the Tampa, Orlando and Providence RI markets as modernized with 1900 support. Those are the primary markets I where I will use the phone.

I also found this document which lists the current LTE markets:

4G LTE Coverage | Support

Which is VERY small.

So, I would probably be fine with not having the 1700/2100 supported phone.

However, at this point I am highly thinking of just switching to the Nexus 4. I like the idea of stock android and the plethora of ROMs... (and at $349 vs $570) also there is a known hack to turn the non-certified LTE radio on. Also, it has the 1700 so would support the nationwide HSPA+ 42 of tmo which I have read can be as fast or even better than LTE in some places.

Argh... decisions/decisions. Has anyone compared the Nexus 4 to the HTC One side by side... the specs seem highly similar. Or is this the wrong thread to ask that?

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Discussion not directly on antennas, radio and reception moved to HTC One on T-Mo vs. Nexus 4

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Brand new to the HTC One, coming from an iPhone 4.

Love the One but I have discovered a hugely annoying issue, specifically with streaming on the road.

Both Tunein and the iHeartRadio apps will drop out when on cellular. I have to assume it is due to signal strength but my question is with 4G/LTE service.

I never had a problem with my iPhone with either app, but it was 3G only which makes me think the issue is with 4G/LTE and coverage (and more importantly the handovers/shifts) as I drive or ride.

Is there any way to force the HTC One to 3G only (disable the 4G/LTE) so I can test this? I know most of the time you would want the max available bandwidth (4G) but for audio streaming, it isn't needed.


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Go to SETTINGS > WIRELESS & NETWORKS > MOBILE DATA > NETWORK MODE & long press on NETWORK MODE.

You should now have the option of selecting which network mode works best for you.
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Go to SETTINGS > WIRELESS & NETWORKS > MOBILE DATA > NETWORK MODE & long press on NETWORK MODE.

You should now have the option of selecting which network mode works best for you.
For the AT&T version, no such option under the Mobile Data menu. Only options are "Data Roaming" Access Point Names" and "Network Operators"

I get what you are pointing toward, but that is the source of my frustration. I can't seem to find anyplace to turn off or opt out of 4G/LTE on an AT&T phone...


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For the AT&T version, no such option under the Mobile Data menu. Only options are "Data Roaming" Access Point Names" and "Network Operators"

I get what you are pointing toward, but that is the source of my frustration. I can't seem to find anyplace to turn off or opt out of 4G/LTE on an AT&T phone...
Unfortunately, you're not going to.

AT&T pulled this same stunt last year on the HTC One X.

With that, the only option was to create a new APN. That would turn off 4G services - but leave the LTE radio powered up.

And even that - I think - got killed by an update to that model.

There's a service/test code setting outside of the normal menus that will let you get to the option - except on an ATT model, you can't make the setting stick even when you can see it.

The only solution that I think you'll really find is to find a rom with a 4G toggle appropriate to the ATT model, root and apply that.

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WOW,that seems a bit odd.The option to choose NETWORK MODE on the T-MOBILE variant is sandwiched right below ACCESS POINT NAMES & above NETWORK OPERATORS.

THX for the info on AT&T EarlyMon!

I'm guessing the SPRINT variant is set-up the same way as the T-MOBILE variant.

Anyone w/ SPRINT to verify this?

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Unfortunately, you're not going to.

AT&T pulled this same stunt last year on the HTC One X.

With that, the only option was to create a new APN. That would turn off 4G services - but leave the LTE radio powered up.

And even that - I think - got killed by an update to that model.

There's a service/test code setting outside of the normal menus that will let you get to the option - except on an ATT model, you can't make the setting stick even when you can see it.

The only solution that I think you'll really find is to find a rom with a 4G toggle appropriate to the ATT model, root and apply that.

Sorry.
Now this really pisses me off...

Glad I went to Android OS with it's infinite customizable platform compared to iOS....

I use my phone to stream audio 5x more than I use it for anything else. I thought I did my due diligence prior to the shift and though I was willing to give up the integration of iOS (with vehicles, devices, accessories etc) to gain a better screen and the ability to customize.

Thanks AT&T...
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This handy app will get you to your radio setups, regardless of brand, setup options or test codes - this is the path to where it all happens -

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.mangelow.network

Don't touch anything other than the drop-down for "Preferred network type."

Write down what you had first in case you choose a setting that borks your phone.


It's possible that ATT overlooked this on the One and you can turn off LTE and have it stick on this version of the One - I just really, really doubt it.
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You can turn off lte by setting wcdma preferred in the secret menu.
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And it sticks?

Damn, one of the times I get to be happy that I'm wrong.
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Yeah.. and it's actually bugged.
If you go into the 4636 menu it will actually change it from GSM/WCDMA/LTE auto to WCDMA preferred on occasion.

The trick to avoid that is to not use the back key but tap home.
Going into that menu I have put myself back on HSPA more times than I can count because of that bug.

Edit:
Also note that it seems that the order of preference is wrong too.
The order of GSM/WCDMA/LTE is in reverse.. it prefers LTE, then WCDMA, then GSM (EDGE)
That may be a nit pick but you would think that the comboform would list this in order of preference.
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I've been recording videos of my experiments.. as opposed to my creations and repairs so being destructive is a new thing...

Anyhow i'm about to record a short vid on how to do it for all my One peeps but instead of waiting for the video tour you can do this...

DISCLAIMER:
Mucking about in the radio menu can cause BAD PROBLEMS.
Do NOT do this if you don't feel up to it.
If you still want to do it.... proceed...






Again, you do this at your own risk... mucking about with anything else in that menu can cause you bad, bad problems!
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Yeah.. and it's actually bugged.
If you go into the 4636 menu it will actually change it from GSM/WCDMA/LTE auto to WCDMA preferred on occasion.

The trick to avoid that is to not use the back key but tap home.
Going into that menu I have put myself back on HSPA more times than I can count because of that bug.

Edit:
Also note that it seems that the order of preference is wrong too.
The order of GSM/WCDMA/LTE is in reverse.. it prefers LTE, then WCDMA, then GSM (EDGE)
That may be a nit pick but you would think that the comboform would list this in order of preference.
Also a bit lost... I understand W-CDMA/GSM/LTE but are you referring to the Network app EM referred to??

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