Support Vibrant death grip?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Truo621, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Truo621

    Truo621 Member
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    Does anyone else notice that they lose service when the hold the bottom sides or bottom of the phone?
    (as of now)When i hold my phone from the top sides of my phone i have 3 bars, but when I hold the bottom sides or bottom of the phone, it drops to 0 bars instantly. I didn't see any vibrant forums for this problem yet so am I the only one?
     

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  2. Truo621

    Truo621 Member
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    *I dont have a case on it either*
     
  3. VegasTouch

    VegasTouch Well-Known Member
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    Ive had no bars showing and ive still been able to make and recieve calls. My signal seems to fluctuate quite a bit but it hasnt made a difference making calls.
     
  4. robo21

    robo21 Well-Known Member
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    No big deal. Especially if you avoid the "death grip."

    Citation: Technology's biggest myths - Technology & science - Tech and gadgets - msnbc.com

    And: iPhone vs. Everybody: Battle of the Smartphone Death Grips - PCWorld Business Center
     
  5. BigCiX

    BigCiX Well-Known Member
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    I lose no bars when I hold it in that area
     
  6. darksandz93

    darksandz93 Well-Known Member
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    i noticed this the first day i got my vibrant about over a month ago......I called tmobile about it and even the representative said he has it too, but honestly i've never dropped a call, my speedtest says its over 2mbps so i honestly dont care much for it, i just get OCD about not having the phone displaying any bars though..
     
  7. bamcclure

    bamcclure Member
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    Just how hard are you squeezing it? I squeezed mine quite hard.... no lose of signal for me, nor do I have a case....
     
  8. Truo621

    Truo621 Member
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    lol im just holding it normally, as long as i get any dropped calls or anything like yall say then i guess im good:)
     
  9. w_bovine

    w_bovine Well-Known Member
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    I can't seem to get much of a signal when I'm in the shower. Dunno why. :rolleyes:
     
  10. vamp6x6x6x

    vamp6x6x6x Well-Known Member
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    It seems my bars are always going up and down but I don't find the reading of the bars to be actuate because I still seem to be able to text and make calls np even when I have no bars
     
  11. robo21

    robo21 Well-Known Member
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    The Vibrant continues to impress. Yesterday, my wife and I drove through an area where we always (100% drop rate) used to drop calls. This has been true for the last 7 years with Tmo. Before entering the "drop zone" I placed a call and we stayed connected the entire way. :D
     

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