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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mikebz5, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. mikebz5

    mikebz5 Active Member
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  2. brushrop03

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    Nevermind....
     
  3. overclock

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  4. jpixton

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    You all are lucky. Here in San Francisco Bay Area, we don't get 4G and from the map on Sprint's website, it looks like we won't have it for a long time. Modesto does. Fresno does. Visalia does. We don't. Go figure.
     
  5. EVOLICIOUS

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    WOW! this really worked they reduced our 4g signal well not really there testing in my area, this mod is pulling in 4g inside my house! i clicked your thanks button hard!!
     
  6. CSWTEXAS

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    What and how do I find my MSL

    Thanks
     
  7. v01rider

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    call sprint customer support after 10p. ask for your msl. you shouldnt have a problem getting it.
     
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  9. mkampy

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    But wait... how does this increase speeds?

    I get that it increases the length of time you keep signal, but how does it improve speed?
     
  10. When I dial ##DATA#, nothing happens. The dialer goes back to being blank.

    Unrooted w/OTA 2.2.
     
  11. mikebz5

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    I havent a clue but it works. I even reset back to defaults just to check it and sure enough my speeds slowed down.
     
  12. 81_

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    Its ##data##
     
  13. B_Will

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    No. You were correct the first time. It is ##data# Make sure your phone is in debugging mode. Try a soft reset as well.
     
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  14. No it isn't.

    Thanks. Debugging fixed it. I just need to get my MSL, now. I usually leave debugging on, but I must have forgotten to turn it back on after a hard reset a few days ago.
     
  15. chadism

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    Correction...Fresno does not have 4G, and I have not seen any plan to bring it here. If you have different sources, please let me know.
     
  16. mkampy

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    Ok I finally got my MSL and made the changes, Now I have to wait until I can get back to a known 4G area & makes some tests.... I will try to let you know the results .
     
  17. mkampy

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    Well after a full day of using the new settings, I must say I am not impressed. In fact I got some of the slowest 4G speeds ( according to speedtest.net).

    It was fun however getting into the settings of the phone though...
     
  18. DM101

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    What site do yall recommend to test speeds for free?
     
  19. MonkeyBoy2000

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    Damn ! I was hoping that this could fix some of my own ( horrible ! ) fluctuation issues.

    I'll still try this out, but I'm going in expecting this not to work.

    Thanks anyways to the original poster.
     
  20. HoLs

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    There's 4G in Fremont already. Just not on the Sprint map yet.
     
  21. Sauk

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    Did not help me, not even get a better signal. :(

    Oh well
     
  22. jgdynamics

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    my numbers are all different from the ones that it says... i had 13 all the way down..?
     
  23. cabbie

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    similar situation here. had 10 for all the entries he lists...not -89, 2, etc.

    odd
     
  24. rsa

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    Mine was the same as yours, the number 10 on everything. I really don't understand it either. :(
     
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