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Old November 8th, 2012, 11:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Do they actually work, or am I better off letting my kids go through my pockets and take the money?

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Old November 8th, 2012, 11:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Do they actually work, or am I better off letting my kids go through my pockets and take the money?
You mean like the AirRave? Some people have good luck with them...I have not...
Not a very good answer, I'm sorry, but I think Sprint will send you one for free if you complain enough
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Old November 8th, 2012, 02:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You mean like the AirRave? Some people have good luck with them...I have not...
Not a very good answer, I'm sorry, but I think Sprint will send you one for free if you complain enough
I mean like the apps that say they can increase your phones 3g/4g/wifi signal reception. I'm personally doubtful, but don't know for sure.
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I wouldn't waste my time with it. Sounds like smoke and mirrors to me.
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an app.. to help with the radio signal???

LOL... what will they think of next?
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Old November 8th, 2012, 04:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yea, I know it all sounds crazy & all, but when you have a decent phone, but crappy signal, you tend to reach for straws.
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No, the apps don't do anything.

Many times sprint will give you a free device to improve your signal in your home. I'm sure other carriers do similar things.

I would call your carrier and ask
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well.. Motorola have a reputation for strong radios... samsung has weaker ones.

you might look at getting a Moto.
do you have any friends that are on the same carrier, but have different make phones? ask them to come over and test it out.
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well.. Motorola have a reputation for strong radios... samsung has weaker ones.

you might look at getting a Moto.
do you have any friends that are on the same carrier, but have different make phones? ask them to come over and test it out.
No, it's definitely a carrier issue. Everyone in my area with VM or Boost has the same problem. The coverage map shows excellent, but it's 100% opposite in actual use. You can even spot the VM/Boist/Sprint user easily, because we all go outside to get a half decent signal. And to add insult to injury, the tower is only 6/10th of a mile from me.
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I’ve tried a zillion of those booster apps and all they do is make me think I’m doing something productive. Life gets tedious, waiting for 4G in my neighborhood.
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