Motorola Droid X possibly hacked to run on At&t?

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  1. powermac82

    powermac82 New Member
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    I know this might sound stupid at first, but please hear me out. I am an At&t customer, and I want to replace my iPhone 4 with my amazing Droid X. I went to Dialer and dialed *#*#4636#*#* and it brought me to a special menu with phone info, battery info and a whole bunch of other stuff. Upon going to the Phone information page, I noticed there was a setting called "Select preferred network type". I clicked this list and it showed WCDMA only, GSM Auto (PRL), CDMA Auto (PRL), CDMA only, EvDo only, GSM/CDMA auto (PRL) and unknown. I selected GSM Auto (PRL) and I want to know if somehow I can get this to work on At&t. I have a Droid X classic 24GB.
     

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  2. Aggie12

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    I dunno. I feel that if that were possible it would have been found out by now since the phone has been out for quite some time.
     
  3. johnan2112

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    Even if you can get it on AT&T's GSM network, you still wouldn't have a SIM card slot so you wouldn't be able to use the phone.
     
  4. jcash3

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    What the heck is a Droid X classic?
     
  5. Metfanant

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    no SIM card in the X = no GSM service...would take much more than a hack to pull that off....

    Droid X classic?
     
  6. sonofaresiii

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    You are so metal right now.
     
  7. You got the Droid X classic did you? I went with the Droid X limited edition. I almost went with the Spyder, but didn't like the look of the rag top.
     
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  8. AmneonX

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    Classic? Limited? Why limit yourself so much. I got the SPECIAL GOLD Droid X. Has a 4 GHz Quad Core Processor, and the case is solid gold.


    Anyways, No I'm pretty sure its not possible.
     
  9. sonofaresiii

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    Psh, only gold? n00b.
     
  10. PlayfulGod

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    +1
     
  11. Watson111505

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    Silly AT@T folk... port your # over to big Red and feel the power of a real network.
     
  12. chippy

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    No way to do it without a SIM card, which the Droid X does not have.
     
  13. binary visions

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    It doesn't even matter if it has a SIM card.

    It's the wrong chipset. CDMA radios cannot run on GSM networks.
     
  14. nj02vette

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    Nor does it have a GSM radio.
     
  15. TexasAg03

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    That's not true in all regions. I'm in the north Texas area, and AT&T is just as good as Verizon in my experience. I have just as many, if not more, dropped calls with my Droid X as I did with my iPhone 3Gs.

    I also lost a significant amount of download speed as well. The Droid X is a good phone, but I'm underwhelmed by the network.
     
  16. jerofld

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    Over there <points>
    You can go from VZW to MetroPCS, Cricket, and others. I think even Sprint. But not to AT&T.

    But if you want something like the X, The Atrix is similar and on AT&T.
     
  17. bigbadwulff

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    I got the Droid XL. It just fit better....
     
  18. dirkbonn

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    Listen up, you people..... Get the Droid X RT. It's smaller phone, 2.25" x 4.10" and only .325" thick. It comes with a 2750mA battery. But the best part.... it still has a 4.3in screen!!!! I don't know how they did it, but they did. Magic or something.....

    "Isn't fun the best thing to have?" Quote by Arthur from the movie by the same name.
     
  19. MyTjSux

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    this sounds like it hurts
     

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