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Support signal bouncing randomly, but the dBm doesnt move much

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lumpy85, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. lumpy85

    lumpy85 New Member
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    my signal at work is about -100 dBm on average, funny thing is the bars go from 0 to 4, they just randomly bounce around every 10 seconds or so.

    anyone have a solution to the bars moving? I thought the X was supposed to have better signal than the Dinc i just took back, but it looks like it doesnt, it just tries to say it does with the higher bars.

    The incredible was getting between 97-103 dBm just like the Droid X.
     

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  2. lumpy85

    lumpy85 New Member
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    so i am the only one with this problem?
     
  3. syntrix

    syntrix Well-Known Member
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    Apparently! Have you called VZW to make sure your account is provisioned properly for the X? Have you tried a *228 update?
     
  4. lumpy85

    lumpy85 New Member
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    havent called in yet, but i tried the *228 stuff, still does it.
     
  5. Whiteboyx69

    Whiteboyx69 Well-Known Member
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    Mine does this my signal is usually -90 - -100 dBm but the bars dance all over the place
     
  6. dequardo

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    Ditto. From what I can see there's virtually no relation between the bars and actual numeric readings. I'll have 1 bar at -83 and 4 bars at -101. Makes zero sense.
     
  7. ravil de alwis

    ravil de alwis New Member
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    i have the same problem my xperia x 10's signal strength is -83dBm and the signal bars are on 3 out of 4 bars :((
    i bought my phone from premier telecom services (pvt) Ltd in mount lavinia-sri lanka.
    my advise is don't buy phones from shitty shops
     

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