1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

Can a dodgy app screw mobile data connection?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by psychocandy, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. psychocandy

    psychocandy Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    55
    Posts:
    114
    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010

    Jul 25, 2010
    114
    0
    55
    This was working until today on wife's phone.

    Now it just says mobile data state disconnected. All shes done is installed a load of new apps.

    Is it possible that a bad app can screw the mobile data connection?

    Or could it be faulty phone?

    Tried the sim in another phone and data works fine so its not the network or sim.

    And YES it is turned on.
     

    Advertisement

  2. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    128
    Posts:
    1,640
    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009

    Nov 11, 2009
    1,640
    59
    128
    Mortgage Underwriter
    Rochester, NY
    Could be. Bad applications can cause a whole lot of problems. It's probably best to uninstall anything that's been put on there recently one at a time and see if the problem fixes itself.
     
  3. psychocandy

    psychocandy Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    55
    Posts:
    114
    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010

    Jul 25, 2010
    114
    0
    55
    Gulp. Thats loads of stuff !!!!

    Pity theres not a system restore or something like windows xp....
     
  4. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    128
    Posts:
    1,640
    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009

    Nov 11, 2009
    1,640
    59
    128
    Mortgage Underwriter
    Rochester, NY
    There is a way to reset the phone to factory defaults actually, if you wanted to do that. You have to boot into recovery mode, which is different on every phone. What handset does she have?
     
  5. psychocandy

    psychocandy Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    55
    Posts:
    114
    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010

    Jul 25, 2010
    114
    0
    55
    Samsung Galaxy S.

    Of course, I guess she'd then have to reinstall all apps...
     

Share This Page

Loading...