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Baseband update for your froyo 2.2 coutesy of MDW

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Pfilly, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Pfilly

    Pfilly Well-Known Member
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  2. Branndon

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    Any information on the new base band? I'll wait for a few of you guiney pigs first.
     
  3. johnlgalt

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    Got it now - what sort of info do you want?
     
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  4. Branndon

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    Better signal? Battery life increase due to better signal and less searching? I'll give it a day or 2. Thanks John.

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  5. johnlgalt

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    That will come tomorrow - after I get to test it when I don't have access to a WiFi connection all the time.

    I like testing and all, but with the finals on I ain't about to drop WiFi and use 3G to keep up with everything around me :D
     
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  6. Pfilly

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    I'm getting an extra bar living in the middle of nowhere. Could also be the weather.
     
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  7. megaera

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    So far the main thing I've noticed is that it seems to flip between 3g and 1x less. In the, admittedly cell-tower-lacking neighborhood I'm in right now that might help my battery a lot. It used to switch so much it flickered. I'll report more whenI'm back at my home with a reliable 3g signal. Haven't really noticed a change in the numerical signal strength.
     
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  8. MisterEff

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    I have full bars now.
     
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  9. Branndon

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    Thanks guys! Nothing but good reports so far!

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  10. sohc sti

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    Would this work for those of us still on 2.1?
     
  11. Branndon

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    No telling I guess until there is a tester.
     
  12. obutto

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    I don't think this really made a difference for me. Similar to the original PRL, better at keeping 3G than the second. So I guess its the best of both worlds.
     
  13. cruud

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    Sweet. Added 2 bars for me.
     
  14. G.Armour

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    On the original I kept dropping 3g and never would get it back until I did a reboot. But with this, I ain't had any problems.

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  15. ooja3k

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    Less 1x / 3x switching for me! Great speed too holy f***...
     
  16. emdmao

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    I'm on a 2.1 ROM and it worked fine. The baseband has nothing to do with the OS version.
     
  17. gonzoguy24

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    I will say this...since i updated to 2.2 I have had GREAT service...so...I am hesitant to try this out...
     
  18. Timaphillips

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    Got an error when trying to activate after install. Just ended up dialing *22899 and everything worked. Hope this baseband works better than the last...
     
  19. Timaphillips

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    440 down and 570 up for me. No difference from the last.
     
  20. Coogi

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    WOW! I am freaking blind! All day today and yesterday, I was looking for the "DOWNLOAD" button, and could NOT find it till now. Just needed that beer in me :p
     
  21. riffdex

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    I tried to install this and it told me programming unsuccessful? How can I fix this?
     
  22. RyanB

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    Does this update come with Froyo, or is it separate?

    Drrooiid
     
  23. xliderider

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    Just repeat till it works. Sometimes it fails, especially if you have low signal, or the network is busy.
     
  24. xliderider

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    You just have to check your baseband file under Menu, Settings, About Phone. You can upgrade your baseband if your file isn't the latest version.
     
  25. Dark Jedi

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    just did this also. seems to give me 1 extra bar. time will tell.

    god having a rooted phone is great.
     

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