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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jhaskey, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. jhaskey

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    Didn't see anything here about the WiFi range issues with the S2. I got mine Thu and am not happy at all. Reception is marginal when other devices work just fine. AT&T "is not aware of any issues with the phone". I'll ask Samsung Mon morning and see what they say. I see two choices, being allowed to have an unlimited data plan or returning the phone. Sad. Since this phone has been available world-wide for several months I was hoping that the bugs were worked out.
     

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    That is the only issue I have with this phone. And it's a biggie. :(
     
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    Samsung denies any issues with the phone. I found this video on YouTube:

    Samsung Galaxy S2 - WIFI roaming testing - YouTube

    which seems to demonstrate the problem pretty clearly. I've done some web surfing but haven't found a definitive solution that actually works/helps. :mad:
     
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    electrical engineer (analog)
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    I noticed the wifi sensitivity was a little weak on the GSII. At home where the router is up high and in the middle of the house, I have no problems anywhere in the house. At work, the wifi is much more spotty and I find places (my favorite bathroom stall for example ;)) where the wifi gets weak enough that I don't get a reliable connection. At this same location, my iPhone 4 showed a weak signal but was able to pull data out no problem. I turn wifi off at work now and turn it on at home. The HSPA+ signal at work is strong so it isn't a problem for me (I also have unlimited data).
     

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