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  1. Omicron Note 3

    Omicron Note 3 Well-Known Member

    Hmmm... Got some kind of system update from Sprint late evening. It said it had to do something with updating wifi.

    Android Version still: 4.4.2
    Software version: N900PVPUCNC5
    Kernal Version: 3.4.1-951486.

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  2. Omicron Note 3

    Omicron Note 3 Well-Known Member

  3. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    Just finished my update too... can't wait to see What it does.. lol
  4. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    so that you can make calls on your wifi at home or work. VIOP calls.
    this saves them traffic on their network... it is a win for them!
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  5. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the heads-up about it! Had no clue, but downloading now. Hopefully, it's also a fix to all the Kitkat issues that were popping up intermittently. My battery drain isn't quite as bad as it was after the initial update, but still hoping for the best.
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  6. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah, I remember reading about that. My only question about it is if that means Airrave becomes irrelevant or not...or if they're trying to phase out the Airrave.
  7. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    airrave is for ANYONE with sprint, that is in area to use.. YOUR wifi for VOIP calling.

    now... your phone will always use VOIP when on Wifi signal.
    customers pay SPRINT to use their network, but SPRINT pushes you off on YOUR own network for calls and data.
    over 70% of the day.. users on in HOME or WORK wifi connections.
    so... do NOTE3 users get a reduction on their SPRINT bills????
    win for SPRINT
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  8. Lateck

    Lateck Well-Known Member

    I'll just keep my Wi-Fi off when I'm not near my own router. So that I know the quality of inter-net and won't save Sprint to much money. .....

    Lateck,
  9. Benjie

    Benjie Well-Known Member

    Looks like a win for all of us. I have always enabled wifi at home and frequent a few places with weak cell service and correspondingly strong wifi.
  10. Rukbat

    Rukbat Well-Known Member

    And people with wifi that has phase jitter, which doesn't affect downloading, web browsing, etc., will find that when they're on a phoone call using their wifi, the call iis almost useless. (Most ISPs don't even measure phase jitter unless you're on an Internet+landline plan. But there are VoIP test sites that will measure yours for you. And many people are amazed that their internet connection is useless for VoIP.)
  11. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    what are some of those sites???
  12. JimSmith94

    JimSmith94 Well-Known Member

  13. ovrrdrive

    ovrrdrive Well-Known Member

    Not sure I'd be happy about this update...

    My phone won't update by itself. I think I'll pass on this one.
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