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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dukenukems, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. dukenukems

    dukenukems Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Will the unlocked 717 att model work just fine on t-mobile's 4gnetwork?I am thinking of buying one and just putting my micro sim in it for some good t-mobile usage.Does the phone need some rooting or is it good to go as soon as i get it?
     


  2. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    If it is already unlocked, you should be able to pop the Tmobile sim in and use it right away. Do you know which Android OS your phone has? I went ahead and rooted mine and put a custom stock touchwiz rom (Padawan JB) and I'm getting phenomenal LTE speeds. You may also need to change your APN settings
     
  3. dukenukems

    dukenukems Newbie
    Thread Starter

    My current lg l9 has ics 4.0.4.
     
  4. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Oops sorry, I thought you already had the Note and was asking which OS is on the Note. Have you found one yet?
     
  5. dukenukems

    dukenukems Newbie
    Thread Starter

    No haven't found one yet.Does the att version even accept microsim?
     
  6. Reggie3

    Reggie3 Well-Known Member

    frankly I would look at the Note II - It is an order of magnitude better.
     
  7. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    It is a better phone but for 1/2 the price you can enjoy TMobile LTE speeds on the GNote i717 :D
     
  8. skarface1988

    skarface1988 Well-Known Member

    Im thinking of getin mine from amazon new and unlocked, im going to use it as tmobile.
    Since my area have lte 1700/2100. Would i be able to het LTE withh the LTE logo under the 4G?
     
  9. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert


    It should work but you should verify if LTE has shown up in your area.

    Have you checked Sensorly.com for the coverage area map?
     
  10. skarface1988

    skarface1988 Well-Known Member

    Yeah i have verify with t-mobile, i called and ask them if there 1700/2100 band in my area, they said yeah. cause they already refarm!. So that mean ill get LTE. Wooooooo!. But dont i have to do a lil edit on the apn?
     
  11. jburbs

    jburbs Lurker

    i have an un locked att gnote i717 and want to put it on straight talk...... what size sim and how do i go about getting it done?
     
  12. skarface1988

    skarface1988 Well-Known Member

    Its the standard size, you still can use micro size, but just need to put it on the right spot. Its simple
     

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