I have found the easiest way to disable data throttling :)


  1. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    kay sooo this is my first time posting. Ive been lurking around ever since i had a brand new samsung galaxy prevail.
    I found this out by this on accident when i was reading up on how to disable data throttling.

    I have a rooted stock b11 deodexed rom
    not sure if itll work on anything else.

    Get root app delete.apk from the store.

    go to system apps and be sure just to go under junior settings so you will only disable apps not delete them

    find com.android.qualcomm
    should say "unknown,no advice"

    Disable it!!!!!! Done!!!

    i was frustrated because i past the 2.5gig limit and i couldnt watch netflix on my tablet using my phone as a hotspot anymore.
    i tried everything and my dl speed always stayed at .38mbs
    after doing this it shot back up to 2.2mbs

    I hope this helps everybody and i hope this doesnt get me in trouble lol

    this method can easily be reversed by going to the disabled app setting and enabling it again.

    EDIT: reseting the prl will start you back to square 1. also after doing all the above click on connections optimizer. there are no guarantees that it would work but for me and some others it has.

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  2. monticello

    monticello Well-Known Member

    What do you mean by delete. Apk from store
  3. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    its just the name of the app "root app delete"
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  4. monticello

    monticello Well-Known Member

    Is that all it shows or does it give Android version #
    Plus the Linux build
  5. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    uh my phone:
    android version 4.1.2
    baseband n861B01
    kernel 3.4.0 zte kernel@Zdroid-SMT
    SW version N861V1.0.0B11
    HW version c7xB

    and i cant find a specific version for root app delete so i dont think it matters

    as far as the application goes
    com.android.qualcomm v4.1.2-20130617.084206.8792
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  6. smartmanvartan

    smartmanvartan Well-Known Member Contributor

  7. Gldrz1

    Gldrz1 Well-Known Member

    Couldn't the same be accomplished by using Titanium Backup instead and just freezing com.android.qualcomm?
  8. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    you can try it. but the way i described works fine for me. december 18-25 i have 7.92Gb used lol.
    still getting speeds of 2-2.5 mbps
    but i would think any app freezer would work. my data cycle is about to restart tho. lets see how high i can make it :D
  9. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

    This works for me and I'm on super b13. I was able to load videos I couldn't before. The only thing is I haven't reach my limit yet.
  10. bcrichster

    bcrichster Well-Known Member

    This does in fact work for me. Was throttled until I did this a few minutes ago. :beer::cool:
  11. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

    What ROM are you on
  12. bcrichster

    bcrichster Well-Known Member

    Stock debloated b13 w/added Serenity Kernel.

    Edit: after rebooting for other reasons, data went from 300k down to 50k
  13. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

    Mines went up after reboot to 216 k
  14. bcrichster

    bcrichster Well-Known Member

    Yeah, mine shot up over 250k+ then dropped after reboot. I'll check it again after a while to see if was coincidence of timing between reboot and possible other's heavy data consumption on system
  15. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    i just past the 10GB mark, netflix is playing strong on a computer and my tablet. still fluctuating between 1.5 and 2.2 mbps
  16. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    try turning mobile data off, then back on from the settings menu. or do that and then reboot
  17. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    heh heh

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  18. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

  19. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

    Everybody is using speed test app to check data or is someone using something else
  20. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    yeah and i used speed test by pingtest.net on my tablet using my phone as a wifi hotspot and i got 1.3-1.5 mbps dl
  21. TexasTuff

    TexasTuff Well-Known Member

    I use ookla speed test app
  22. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    thats what i use on my phone, but i cant use it on my tablet so i use pingtest
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  23. suprafreak

    suprafreak Well-Known Member

    so boost mobile strikes back, my phone went back down to throttle speeds,for the longest time i couldnt figure out how. but boost isnt gonna win this time :) i found how to get around this. i went to system settings>Data usage and scrolled down and found. couple apps that i never saw before called 10201 or 11085, 10056, 17713 ect.

    what i did do to get around this is go back and unfreeze com,android.qualcomm. it seems that if that app is on it bypasses whatever app thatll take its place.
    so go back to data usage and all the apps that seem wierd to you, like only having numbers in its name
    click on them and restrict background data.

    turn your data off
    then go back to freeze com.android.Qualcomm
    turn off your phone
    take battery out for ten seconds.
    reboot and wait till it finishes and then ookla speedtest :)
    this work for me but on some things i may be wrong at so goodluck
    i am now at 17GB of pure mobile usage lol
    and boost mobile.. i win in your face
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  24. JohnOMcD

    JohnOMcD Member

    I'm having a hard time following you. Theres numbers after every app in the system and mine are all the same numbers. So which ones do I freeze? Thx
  25. JohnOMcD

    JohnOMcD Member

    Nevermind that, I figured it out its working like a charm. Thx man
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