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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AndroidKris, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. AndroidKris

    AndroidKris Well-Known Member
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    In response to ally 3g throttle hack? - Android Forums < this thread, I have successfully created a flashable .zip that will "unthrottle" your 3g speeds. Verizon automatically slows down your 3g once you reach a certain limit of Up/Download, (5gig I think). This zip, stops that. We pay for unlimited data, so why let them limit us? Anyway, the point is, flash this to maximize your 3g speeds if you use Velocity.

    Below is a link to the file on my mediafire account, and attached is a "clone" of the same zip. The file should be approximately 645.9 kb. Simply reboot to recovery, make a nandroid(in case something goes wrong), disable signature verify (since the file is unsigned), flash, reboot, enjoy unthrottled 3g.

    Edit: f.y.i, the only way to tell any difference that I'm aware of, is to run a speedtest (app on market) before and after flashing.

    Also, credit goes to death2all110 for helping me with the update script to make this flashable. Thanks for the help, I owe you one...or two.

    Velocity3gUnthrottled.zip
     

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  2. MikeW

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    Well I flashed it and I can't confirm if it worked or not but thanks!
     
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  3. xepicxacidx

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    Well i tryed it and it improved my speed by 100 kilobytes
     
  4. death2all110

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    Check the mobile network settings for a FC. sometimes this hack causes an FC on the mobile networ settings page
     
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  5. savoxis

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    This doesnt cause force closes in the settings menus under mobile networks??
    Nevermind, its good to read. IIRC drellisdee had a way to apply this mod without the force closing, it was for the dinc though.
     
  6. d0nd0n

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    Thank you! :)
     
  7. KingOfGreen

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    I got the fc under the mobile network settings, will they stay the same? Ive still got the old services.jar if things ever go south
     
  8. AndroidKris

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    I have no fc's under mobile network settings page...
     
  9. yohobojo

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    My 3g "supposedly" increased by 300kb. =D. Thanks for the flashable .zip.
     
  10. KingOfGreen

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    This isnt just going to make your data faster. But keep verizon from slowing you down like if they feel you use to much.
     
  11. yohobojo

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    Yeah. I know. I just passed my 5 gigs like a few days ago. Too much porn... Jk. Lol. I download a bunch of stuff from the internet.
     
  12. AndroidKris

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    Call me stupid, slow, w/e, but what is IIRC?
     
  13. death2all110

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    IIRC= If I remember correctly.
     
  14. iceman1110

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    Sure enough. Did a speed test before and after and gained around 300k. Thanks guy.
     
  15. Cl8rs

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    I want to use this, sorry slight noob here, how would I go back for whatever reason?
     
  16. KingOfGreen

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    You can backup the services.jar file to your pc, use adb tp copy it to your sd card
     
  17. x-amp

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    is there any reason this would effect LG's clock weather widget cause im getting force closes with it
     
  18. AndroidKris

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    It shouldn't. The services.jar doesnt touch any apk's as far as I know.
     
  19. x-amp

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    well for me its the only widget that wont work. ive reinstalled it, i installed the one you posted before and it too didnt work. I restored my nandroid backup and it works fine now.
     
  20. lomar24

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    I went from 1.2mb/s to 2.8mb/s, thank you for the .zip! I was at 16gb used tho :p
     
  21. swc2001

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    Does this only work for the Ally?
     
  22. death2all110

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    Swc2001 the modded services.jar thats posted yes but this was ported from the dinc with my help but no credit though i found the How-To :( lol. What phone do you need it for? and i could probably port it.
     
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  23. swc2001

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    Dat Gum Brother you are on point.
    Oh it was just a curiosity more than anything. I mean I love the Ally but I know I wont have it forever. Probably another year at most. So I was hoping that it would work for future phones is all.

    However now I have to tell you again how impressed I am with you guys for porting this. It doesent matter that you read it somewhere. You guys still did it.
    Oh and thanks for the offer. I might just take you up on that in the future. Your Like a rock star from Mars or somthing...... Oh wait... No thats Charlie Sheen. LOL

    Seriously though
    Thanks

    Steve
     
  24. swc2001

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    Ok next question will this work for other Roms besides Velocity 1.0?
    Maybe on 2.1 Roms as well? Like punisher 0.1?
     
  25. heppy

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    I love you but now I gotta test this

    P.ss I will post before and after speeds.
     
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