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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stew1411, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. stew1411

    stew1411 Member
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    Hello,

    I have switched over from WinMo to Android and I LOVE it. I have a T-Mobile G1 which is unlocked and I am using on AT&T. I have it set up, am able to call, text, and web. I can even recieve MMS pictures but cannot send them myself. Everytime I try to send a MMS it fails. Why is this? Also, I am quite aware that I cannot get 3G with AT&T. Is 2G the same as EDGE? I am constantly on the EDGE network, but sometimes at my girlfriends or at school the E will change to G. What is the difference? Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. liveify

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    EDGE is considered 2.5g by most, its slightly faster than 2g. As for the MMS question, I can't answer.
     
  3. stew1411

    stew1411 Member
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    Hmm. Well its constantly on E, but every now and then it will switch to G. It seems like G is faster. Not sure tho. But why doesn't it stay on G. With my old ATT phone, anywhere I went had 3G, so in the same places where 3G is available I would think I should be able to get G, not just E. But oh well. Can anyone send MMS with ATT on their G1?
     
  4. damnmad

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    Edge is actually faster. It's about double the speed. It switches to G when there's no E coverage or the signal is low. Sometimes areas are covered by 3G but not Edge, although very rare.
     
  5. gregstereo

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    I have a similar configuration to the OP (ADP1, basically an unlocked G1) with an AT&T SIM card. And I am having a similar problem with MMS. I can send and receive them via Google Voice, and I can receive them using the native MMS functionality, but I cannot send them via the native app. Any ideas?
     
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