Turning off 4gSupport


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  1. BigCiX

    BigCiX Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    My brother has a G2 and 4G is my area is limited. Is there anyway to keep 3G on and 4g off?
     

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  2. colnago

    colnago Well-Known Member

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    T-Mo's "4G" isn't like Sprint's "4G", where Sprint actually runs 3G and 4G networks, using different technologies. If a Sprint enabled 4G phone is in a 4G supported area, its 4G radio can be active and utilize the network.

    With T-Mo, any "3G" phone with HSPA+ (aka T-Mo 4G) capable phone will run on the higher speeds in a supported area, using its "3G" radio. Think of it more like 3G and 3G+. Some phones (my Nokia N900) allow you to turn off the 3G radio and use 2G only, so with T-Mo, to turn off "4G", means turning off your 3G radio, and running on 2g (Edge).
     
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  3. blkidea

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    Why do you need to turn of 4G? To save battery life? I think the battery life is great. At least for me with heavy use lasts all day.
     
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    Ugh. This is exactly why Tmo's marketing strategy is lame. They're just going to confuse people.
     
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