Will the note I717 get T-Mobile 4g lte?General


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  1. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    I wanted to know because my mom has a mote and currently has the blaze 4g radio on it if the phone does get 4g lte will I have to revert to the stock radio

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  2. bob60626

    bob60626 Well-Known Member

    Maybe??
    What's her location?
  3. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Unless the device has a radio chip that supports the 1700/2100 MHz spectrum for their LTE, it won't pick it up no matter how much software modification you do on it.
  4. bob60626

    bob60626 Well-Known Member

    There's a big thread about TMobile LTE on the xda i717 forum; also an article somewhere about one picking up LTE out west, hopefully stock!
  5. bob60626

    bob60626 Well-Known Member

    The answer appears to be yes. This is roughly North and Ashland, Chicago. I saw it getting on the highway and then again getting off on our way back about 4 hours later.
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    I also saw some really weird upload speeds, from 30 to 70, with normal upload speeds a few days before. I don't know what to make of that.

    Stock rooted, unlocked i717 with a prepaid TMobile sim. No roms, no radios, no nothin. :D
  6. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    Stock att radio?
  7. bob60626

    bob60626 Well-Known Member

    Yes sir. Stock stock stock stock (because people seen to overlook that). :D
  8. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    Do you get tmobile 3g/4g?
  9. bob60626

    bob60626 Well-Known Member

    Yes, via refarmed 1900 I assume.
  10. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    Quick question do you know if I update my note will it lock the phone again and update the modem
  11. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    I'm thinking of getting a note (i717). I'm hoping I can get decent speeds and unlocking to Tmobile.
  12. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    Speeds are really great 7 mbps +
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  13. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Unlocked my Gnote (i717) and I have TMobile running. I need to post screenshots of it picking up 4G LTE. I get the same icon and speedtest info (Network showing as LTE) that bob posted above. Stock and unrooted.
  14. jose224

    jose224 Well-Known Member

    Are you on ics?
  15. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Nope, Gingerbread. Don't really want stock ICS or stock JB

    Having problems trying to root (won't connect to my laptop). Speeds are fast, though. As good as my Amaze (HSPA+)
  16. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    I am on jellybean now on a custom Rom. I am getting HSPA speeds now.
  17. debs_basu

    debs_basu New Member

    I am on stock rom, got 4G-LTE speeds in Dallas today!
  18. DirtyDee

    DirtyDee Well-Known Member Contributor

    What were they at? Can you screen shot it? this is so relevant to me because I am looking to buy one soon.
  19. Napdan

    Napdan New Member

    Hello I have a rooted i717 on tmobile but when I upgraded to jb my signal went out. Any remedies? I have gone to ice but I want to use jb with tmobile 4g. I was getting 4g with ics. Anything would help. Thanks
  20. skarface1988

    skarface1988 Well-Known Member

    Please help!.
    So what if i get the att i717 unlocked and use it as tmobile.
    My area has 1700/2100 band

    Will i get LTE???

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