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General 3 (three) Uk APN settings

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  1. danielbb

    danielbb Well-Known Member
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    Is the G1 in the UK compatible with 3?

    I have tried three.co.uk as the APN and it wont work, it did for a day or two. I have
     

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  2. CodeMonkey

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  3. danielbb

    danielbb Well-Known Member
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    Ive PM'd you for the O2 details instead mate :D Sim is card on the way from them.

    ~Thanks
     
  4. Ageless Stranger

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    There was talk ages ago about T-Mo and three sharing 3g, it kinda rolled out then fizzled out. Why then never continued I don't know, I dont get 3g where I live and my friends who have 3 can but they don't have a 3g phone. We are all stuck with low data rates :(
     
  5. danielbb

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    I keeo getting "error: obect object" since i have switched to 3. Support is crap, all scripted replies.
     
  6. danielbb

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    Got it working

    Mobile broadband package @
     
  7. jimboDK

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    I had the same issues with my Nexus One. Called 3 and a really useful chap helped me out. Very knowledgable for a change from a call centre! When I checked the APN settings he gave they are exactly the same as those you suggested!

    How do I know whether I am receiving 3G or 2G though?

    M
     
  8. CodeMonkey

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    You should see G, E, 3G or H next to the signal bars.
    G = GPRS
    E = Edge (also known as 2.5G)
    3G = .... 3G
    H = HDSPA (beefed up 3G)
     
  9. jimboDK

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    And is `G` the fastest feed?
     
  10. CodeMonkey

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    Nope...

    In descending order of speed: H, 3G, E, G
     
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