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Support HTC Aria 4g?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by markubiak, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. markubiak

    markubiak New Member
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    Hi, I'm new.
    About me, I've been an HTC Aria user for the past 6 months.
    I AM NOT rooted :( (stupid froyo)
    So, to the story.
    I am almost completely out of internal memory on my Aria, and started to browse my phone via FTP to see if I could find anything helpful.
    I stumbled upon a folder in /system/etc called WiMax. I knew that was 4g, and took a look. It contained a file called wimaxDchp.conf.
    So i downloaded it, and here it is...

    # dhcpcd configuration for Android WiMAX interface
    # See dhcpcd.conf(5) for details.

    interface wimax0
    # dhcpcd-run-hooks uses these options.
    option subnet_mask, routers, domain_name_servers

    Could the Aria have 4g hardware and we not know it?
    So I googled. I found the best buy slipup with the Aria displaying 4g on one of it's magazines. This may have not been photoshopped, just and old picture. I encourage someone with more knowledge than me to look into this and see what happens when you change that setting to 1.
     

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  2. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
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    My guess is no... the Aria has a 3G radio in it. Phone manufacturers are typically run by their bean counters and to install a 4G radio in a 3G phone would be a rather expensive and frivolous gesture on HTC's part.

    Moving thread to the HTC Aria support forum...

    Aria - Support and Troubleshooting - Android Forums
     
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