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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by khanh637, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. khanh637

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    i can't seem to find a similar thread regarding my problem.

    i got a international (chinese) galaxy s3 that i recently rooted and installed omega custom rom on in order to get google play. my carrier is t-mobile and after installing the sim card, i only see the "E" with the up and down arrows. even i have 4G data plan, but cannot use it. is there an app or some way to adjust the reception band to get 4G on this phone?
     

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    Whatever he said.
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    You won't be able to get 4g on the I9300 as it is only capable of picking up a 3g reception. I'm not sure why it's showing E though unless that's how EE show their 3g signal. What does it say under baseband in settings, about phone?
     
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    it only show one E; the baseband version is I9300BUEMA1. i would be satisfy with just 3G, but this is superslow.
     
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    E is Edge (somewhere between 2g and 3g)
    Its pretty slow.
    Have you tried the sim in another phone to narrow down weather its a phone or carrier problem?
    Dont pay extra for 4g (if you are) when youll never get it on your phone mate.
    If you can get 3g, H, or H+ with your sim in another phone then its obviously a phone problem so if you cant return it then try a different rom or modem software.
    Good luck man :thumbup:
     
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    ya as funky said try installing a different modem and see. If u have a look inside omega files you should see an option for modems, try selecting another one from there which is closest to what you require and try it out.
     
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