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Old March 30th, 2012, 02:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Just what does *228 do to your MetroPCS phone ?

One rep said it improves reception in weak areas. How does one know when to do this "update roaming list " and can it hurt the phone ?

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No it wouldn't hurt the phone at all.
Updating a PRL (Preferred Roaming List) is actually good. It gives better signal..might even give you 3G.. etc.
i.e i have prl 3020. stuck on 1X. Damn! i need to update to prl 3027 now. So i dial *228 and press 5 or say Preferred Roaming Lists and then it says to reboot your phone after that. So i reboot, and suddenly.. 3G!
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