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Faster upload then download? 3G sporadic. Slow. Help?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by b8b, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. b8b

    b8b Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi All,

    I'm trying to make the most of my Droid. I am using a speed test app on the Droid and then use PDANet to tether, with both I get speeds twice as fast for uploading then downloading. Also, I can usually get 3-4 bars of 3G at my house, sometimes it just switches to 1X at 1-2 bars and I can't figure out why. Location doesn't change, just sitting on my desk.

    Is there a setting somewhere I am missing? VZW "support" was useless.

    Thanks!
    B
     



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  2. colnago

    colnago Android Expert

    Issue has been documented here, but not resolved. Google "Droid 3G to 1x switching".
     
  3. b8b

    b8b Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, Colnago - I just read two long threads about it. Stinks that this has not been fixed. I wonder if that antenna port will get utilized :)
     
  4. colnago

    colnago Android Expert

    I doubt it, which is why I'm going to try the Milestone to see if reception is improved.
     

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