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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by starstress, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. starstress

    starstress Android Enthusiast
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  2. starstress

    starstress Android Enthusiast
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    Theyve got work to do hahaha
     
  3. starstress

    starstress Android Enthusiast
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    crazy thing is by this map there is better 3g coverage int he freaking ga mountains than in atlanta..go figure
     
  4. tripdoc79

    tripdoc79 Android Enthusiast

    ahh. its good to live in Fl lol
     
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  5. NeoSabin

    NeoSabin Well-Known Member

    Still 1x in NYC with prl 3022 but speed is a tiny bit better than it used to be.
     

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  6. undacova

    undacova Android Enthusiast

    Yeah I'm calling BS on that map. Haven't seen a lick of 3g in Genesee or Oakland county MI... Running 3022 and I switch to evdo occasionally in hope to see that icon.

    Edit to add: When I switch to evdo I lose signal, but if I go outside I get 2 bars back but data never even attempts to init. So... maybe something is being upgraded here in the Flint area...
     
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  7. vicmarkus

    vicmarkus Member

    No 3G in the northeast Detroit suburbs! 4G is in the D and the Clem. Nice name btw! :D
     
  8. undacova

    undacova Android Enthusiast

    Hey, at least you live in 4g land, we only have 1x up here in flint, I'd buy me a 4g phone if it would do any good, lol. And thanks, had to use a name without dood in it so I can go more than a week without being b&. Be a dick one time and no one wants to forget... LOL

    EDIT: Update: Managed to get 3g icon today by forcing evdo. I had 4 bars after it switched to evdo and I tried web, 3g icon poped up, it timed out and I lost all evdo signal completely and had to switch back to cdma to regain signal. It's like they kicked me out for being early to the party. :(
     
  9. Android?What!?

    Android?What!? Android Enthusiast

    So no 3g in the metro Detroit area so far?
     
  10. undacova

    undacova Android Enthusiast

    It's gotta be close... I got a 3g Icon in Grand Blanc yesterday. All over in Genesee county I can force my phone into evdo and make calls, trying data on evdo gets me nothing at all, or the 3g icon comes up but it never connects then I lose all signal completely.

    I'm sure Detroit is in a similar state. Put in prl 3022 and dial *#*#4636#*#* and change to evdo and see what ya get...
     
  11. Android?What!?

    Android?What!? Android Enthusiast


    I will definitely try it when I have spare time. Thanks for the reply.
     
  12. razorbladesoup

    razorbladesoup Well-Known Member

    When i had my samsung code i would get 3g in sterling heights.
    I updated my optimus to prl 3020 and didnt even get 3g there
    so in the am i am going to try 3022.

    Android what..will the wireless settings or a widget that does 2g/3g selection work
    I cannot use programming codes in this rom
     
  13. Android?What!?

    Android?What!? Android Enthusiast


    You might have to switch back to stock for programming codes to work.
     
  14. starstress

    starstress Android Enthusiast
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    get lteonoff from the market, it says its for htc thunderbolt but works fine for our phone
     
  15. razorbladesoup

    razorbladesoup Well-Known Member

    They must have changed it. No 3g connection where I used to.used wiggle to check tower.reports its only cdma 1x
     
  16. AndroidHogs

    AndroidHogs Android Enthusiast

    3g comes in and out on my phone. And just wondering why don't metro just run the 3g off other towers like Verizon since metro goes threw Verizon on roaming???
     
  17. Skitzoe

    Skitzoe Newbie

    No 3g in the west side of Detroit. I'll have 3G for about 40 seconds before connection dies... (and stays dead)
     
  18. Android?What!?

    Android?What!? Android Enthusiast


    Damn that sucks, I've been waiting for 3G here.
     
  19. surdeep

    surdeep Member

    Hey..Anyone experienced 3G in Orange County, CA??? I live OC area in california and waiting for that magical moment for getting 3g work on my OM. using 3022 prl right now.
     
  20. blaxican25

    blaxican25 Android Expert

    my 3g works im in fairfield ca just started working really good today.
     
  21. KidToony925

    KidToony925 Lurker

    How do you get 3g? What App do you use bro? I live in Antioch close to Fairfield. And i cant seem to get 3g.
     
  22. Insanecrane

    Insanecrane Android Enthusiast

    That map is bull**** plain and simple. Living in Trenton New Jersey gives me the advantage of actually having NY and Philly's coverage basically overlap almost the entire state and especially Trenton seeing as how it in the center of the two. I have yet to see 3G on my phone.

    I read in the other thread that within two weeks it's going to happen but I;m not holding my breath that's for sure.
     
  23. HollyPopDid

    HollyPopDid Newbie

    Where in Trenton do you live? Honestly, just because that map shows your city is in the "dark purple - 3G" part of Metro's coverage doesn't mean where you live is exactly 3G. Go to this site...

    MetroPCS | Coverage

    And enter in your address to see if you have the actual "full 3G" access. The dark purple means you should have it, or pretty close to always having it, while the lighter purple lowers your chances. I wrote this quick sorry if it didn't make much sense.

    :)
     
  24. undacova

    undacova Android Enthusiast

    LOL, all these maps are a crock if you ask me, I live in an area they rate as "best" on the coverage map, and I have to stand out on my porch to get 1 bar. I have to go nearly a mile deeper into the dark blue to get a signal I would consider good.
     
  25. HollyPopDid

    HollyPopDid Newbie

    Where would that be exactly? :thinking: I kind of feel like you're full of it though just to put Metro down, lol.
     
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