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EVO 3G / 2G icon?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Fubie, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Fubie

    Fubie Well-Known Member
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    I know the specs for the EVO show it does 1xRTT, but I am not seeing a grphic icon showing when the phone is in this mode. I travel quite a bit and with my Hero I know areas where I would be switched over to 1XRTT, but now the EVO still only ever shows 3G.

    Can anyone verify if there is a dedicated icon for 1XRTT or has HTC rolled everything under the 3G icon?
     

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  2. paradox183

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    According to the EVO's user manual (page 10 to be exact), there is a "1x" icon that replaces the "3G" icon in the notification area.
     
  3. Yankees368

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    Confirmed on my evo as well. When I enter a Verizon roaming area, which should be 1x only, the evo displays 3G anyway. Speed tests confirm that it is really on 1x.
     
  4. Fubie

    Fubie Well-Known Member
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    It looks like this is still the case after the 2.2 update. Anyone else still seeing this?
     
  5. mogulust

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    Yeah, that annoys me.
     
  6. tagta3

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    I noticed this on day one, it is annoying. Also you can't set the phone to 1x connection only like you could on the hero. I used to do that for my airave.
     
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