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Support is anyones 3g connection consistent?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by incrediblenotinstock, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member
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    When im at my house 3g drops in and out like every other 5 seconds I was just wondering if this is normal or not.
     

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  2. MiamiFin33

    MiamiFin33 Active Member
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    I constantly lose 3g coverage. I have no 3g at work or at my parents house. Its terrible.
     
  3. ericnail

    ericnail Well-Known Member
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    A lot of times I have 3G coverage, but the connection just isn't used..

    it's wierd because a lot of times im trying to use an app and cant use them because the 3G isnt woriking..

    Anytime this happens I activate "Fast Reboot" (app from the market) and it works again. Probobly will be fixed w/ Frozen Yogurt.
     
  4. Sublimation

    Sublimation Active Member
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    My connection is fairl consistent. I never drop 3G, even in spots where my iPhone and AT&T would lose it like clockwork. I have a handful of times noticed a major drop in speed for a few moments, but the 3G indicator doesn't go off. This could of course be a fluke, and I am actually losing 3G momentarily.
     
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  5. Cerrian

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    I've found that if my X is actively connected to a wireless network then the 3G will go inactive (or at least the symbol drops off the screen) until a 3G service is required or if connection to the wireless network is lost for whatever reason. This was testable by toggling WiFi on and off.
     
  6. redgtconv

    redgtconv Well-Known Member
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    I live in Miami and the signal is pretty strong all over town, however, when in my house I can be sitting on the couch and watch the 3g signal go up and down then go to 1x then right back to 3g. But I also noticed that the speed at which the browser works varies greatly even when the signal indicator does'nt.
     
  7. thehaggis

    thehaggis Active Member
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    When signal strength is strong, it's very solid, when it's avg, it's in and out of 3G constantly. I'm assuming Verizon is doing a similar bullshit math with the signal strength bars as Apple did. It might account for the "I'm in 3G, I'm in 1x, I'm in 3G,....."
     
  8. Phoenix Zero

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    My connection hasn't dropped once yet. In fact, i use it over wifi because of how solid it is.
     
  9. MarkAllan22

    MarkAllan22 Active Member
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    At home, my connection is usually very strong (3-4 bars), but at work, it's jumpy.
     
  10. Lars

    Lars Well-Known Member
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    This may also be a tower issue where the phone is jumping channels. Even on my WM and Incredible the 3G bars would bounce from full to none and back.
     
  11. taraseamus

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    New to Verizon, found my signal was totally irratic.3g one minute , 1x the next then NOTHING! Oh well, called and was told that because I am @ the base of the mountain I am probably only getting access 2 1 tower, will try to go thru house till I can find a sweet spot where I get more stable signal later...
     

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