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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by greenrolaids, May 19, 2010.

  1. greenrolaids

    greenrolaids Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Improved Call Quality for Incredible - xda-developers



    For some users it greatly improves call quality and poss fixes the reboot issues.

    Its only for users that have towers in their area that support the better voice compression technology.

    Give it a shot.. just remember to email the instructions to yourself if you ever need to switch back..

    Go to Phone and Dial ##778

    Choose Edit Mode

    Password is 000000

    Go to CDMA Settings

    Scroll all the way to bottom

    Change Home Page, Home Orig, and Roam Orig from EVRC to EVRC-B

    Hit Menu and Commit Changes

    Phone reboots and walla no more muffed voice calls!

    enjoy your uber phone.
     


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  2. Gorilla*

    Gorilla* Well-Known Member

    This is sweet, just did it, now im gonna try a call!
     
  3. Reaver

    Reaver Well-Known Member

    EVRC-B works in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. I never had poor call quality but I am interested to see how this change will pan out.
     
  4. Echo17121

    Echo17121 Well-Known Member


    Ah! I am in Montgomery County, PA too!!! That is so funny!
     
  5. desaiguy

    desaiguy Lurker

    lol, me too!
     
  6. Gorilla*

    Gorilla* Well-Known Member

    I just changed it and notice a big difference!! better call quality for me, Tallahassee, FL
     
  7. coolfx350

    coolfx350 Lurker

    Sweet, it works great on my HTC Incredible
     
  8. brichi

    brichi Well-Known Member

    I did it too but would love to know what areas are and are not supporting EVRC-B yet
     
  9. cyclesteel

    cyclesteel Newbie

    I am in Bucks county PA right on the boarder of Montgomery county. My call quality sucks I am waiting on a replacement phone at the moment, I am going to give this a try also tonight.
     
  10. FlyPenFly

    FlyPenFly Well-Known Member

    Been using this for about a week. Doesn't seem to help choppy voice syndrome.
     
  11. zeke88

    zeke88 Well-Known Member

    Boston, MA

    tested today, i am amazed. a must fix for all incredible users.

    finally no more bad quality calls for me.
     
  12. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest

    Does this only work for phone call reception, or internet and everything else as well?
     
  13. cyclesteel

    cyclesteel Newbie

    No change . it did not help . Calls still sound like crap. Hopefully my replacement will be here by the end of the month.
     
  14. colnago

    colnago Android Expert


    Just voice.
     
  15. rcicu

    rcicu Well-Known Member

    seems to work good!
     
  16. cdd543

    cdd543 Member

    I changed mine a couple weeks ago and they sound about the same... I also turned off voice privacy.
     
  17. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

    interestingly enough, this has been talked about in this very same forum, as well as the tips and tricks forum for the inc. (at least 3 threads)

    Problem is, it doesn't work for everyone. It's based on if the tower you are using supports evrc-b...

    And not surprisingly, no one checks to see if a thread exists before reposting it again and again...

    And people wonder why they can never find answers. It's because they have to wade through the same stuff over and over.

    http://androidforums.com/htc-incred...er-sounding-call-quality-solution-inside.html

    http://androidforums.com/tips-tricks-incredible/80747-improve-your-call-quality.html
     
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  18. Reaver

    Reaver Well-Known Member

    So it has been 24 hrs since I made the change and there is no battery drain (as far as I noticed) and the call quality is good. Lets see what happens in July when I drive to South Carolina and forget that I made this switch. I'll probably start freaking out some where in Virginia if they don't have EVRC-B. I'll probably blame it on the wife or the kids..... LOL.
     
  19. Reaver

    Reaver Well-Known Member


    Maybe a MOD can combine the threads. Keep in mind.... The Incredible is a new toy. When you find something new like this you want to share it with the community.... your too damn excited to check all the posts first. Its like trampling your little brother or sister to get to your christmas presents before they do. :D
     
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  20. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

    Reaver, You know what? I'm just as excited. I have to apologize for being so curt in my comments. I have asked the mods to combine all 4 threads. Dunno, I guess it's just having been around several large phone forums and seeing it over and over that got to me.

    All that being said, I certainly hope evrc-b gets implemented in all areas I frequent (about a 60 mile area). Right now, it's not worth it to me to have to activate it when I am around town, but de-activate it when i'm at work.
     
  21. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    A CrackBurglar on PHANDROID?? Say it aint so!!

    (Welcome to the forums old friend)
     
  22. Reaver

    Reaver Well-Known Member


    No worries..... no need to apologize. I didn't think you were being curt. I thought there was only one other thread, but 3 others... damn... that's over-excitement. Hopefully, the threads get combined.

    On another note... I wonder if there is anyone out there who has the technical know how to create a EVRC(B) toggle widget. That would be sweet. :D
     
  23. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

    LOL, YEP it's meeee...

    I was too lazy to come up with a new name, so I stuck with it.

    Great to see you here too!

    And Reaver, I might just have to try and polish up my programming skills and give app building a shot.

     

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