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General 4g connectivity issues. in LA

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JayItaliano, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. JayItaliano

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    So I've had the Thunderbolt since launch and overall I absolutely love it, but one thing has been getting on my nerves ..

    I live and work in LA, which should be a very strong 4g area yet I've noticed it will lock itself into 4g without a connection.. it shows the outgoing arrow working away but nothing incoming, I'm not even complaint about that though.. it won't drop down into 3g so I can atleast continue browsing the web or continue using Google maps when I really need it. :mad:

    Anyone have this issue? If so do you have a resolution?
     

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    switch to 3g for about a minute then switch back
     
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    What app do you use to switch to 3g and back?
     
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    4g lte
     
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    ok I will try it out, thanks.

    although I am curious what the source of the problem is, I shouldnt have to do that 3 times a day+
     
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    I'm in LA and have had this same issue since day 1. It seemed to help a bit when I flashed the new MR2 rom (unrooted), but I still get that "locked up arrow" no service 4G quite a lot. Also have the problem of not connecting to any data for more than 2 or 3 minutes at a time when 4G is sort of available but it can't get a signal - usually have to use the forced "restart connections" button to get it to cycle through and get a 1x and then 3G data signal again.

    I have generally like the Thunderbolt as a phone (coming from an EVO it was mainly just a bit faster), but the radio on this phone (or maybe the LTE/eHPRD network) is not ready for prime time.
     

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