Data On Call

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by valdesr11, May 13, 2010.

  1. valdesr11

    valdesr11 Well-Known Member
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    ugh I wish it wasn't so hard to use data while on a call. It sometimes works with Wifi but in time it will disconnect, and not reconnect until you end the call. WHEN WILL THIS BE FIXED! Its supposed to be a smart phone after all...:mad:
     

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  2. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    so hard?

    It is not possible to use 3G data while on a call using CDMA technology. It should work on wifi, but no guarantees there
     
  3. A_Guy

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    Yes, only works on GSM networks. So I think this would be possible on Android only with the N1..?
     
  4. xbrokdikdogx

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    Any of the GSM Androids should work fine. There are a lot more than the Nexus one.

    Behold 2, Cliq, Cliq xt, mytouch3g, mytouch3g slide, g1, backflip....... :)

    However, yes it is not possible on CDMA, but when 4g is available and you have a 4g phone it will work. Just not on 3g.
     
  5. valdesr11

    valdesr11 Well-Known Member
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    This is some bull**** lol
     
  6. ahmadshawki

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    Well, they should find a solution. Because when I went to purchase the Hero, I asked about this point specifically- after I saw the AT&T commercial that says they are the only one that allows you to do so- and the Sprint representative told me that I can do this on my phone. Then I called the customer support and asked her about this and she said sure you can.
    Don't they know or they are lying to sell their stuff?
    Anyway, I still love my Hero and I don't use the internet and phone calls together.
     
  7. aceofspades626

    aceofspades626 Well-Known Member
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    Maybe I missed an update somewhere, and I'd be happy if I'm wrong on this, but last I checked 4G data and voice simultaneous is a no go @ release.
    They're still testing but even the eventuality of it working is TBD.
    Delivering simultaneous 3G/4G data and voice | Unfiltered
     
  8. sagedil

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    Well maybe someone had better say that to the folks writing all the pre-release stuff about the Evo. As that is clearly one of the features they are advertising. Saw it yesterday at Best Buy
     
  9. aceofspades626

    aceofspades626 Well-Known Member
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  10. sagedil

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    Well, just reading the sign they had up about the Evo....Use data and talk at the same time.. All it said. Truly sad if they were just referring to wi-fi. Then again, I am old, kinda expect cell phone advertising to exaggerate LOL
     
  11. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    they did claim right away that with 4G, you could talk and use the internet at the same time. About a week later they corrected themselves and said that it was still in testing to see if it could actually be done reliably.
     
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