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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by hallstevenson, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    What is that sticky post about ? How many of us have wiped our phones and NOT lost 3G ? It would be one thing if that post said you "might" lose it, but it says you "will" lose 3G. Soooo not true. Fact is, I did it to my phone yesterday... Twice... Guess what I still have ?
     

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  2. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Android Enthusiast

    I'm rooted and wiped today and nothing happened.. I'm pretty sure it is for stock 2.1 phones
     
  3. paleodust

    paleodust Android Expert

    I've done a factory reset and appear to still have 3G. I'm confused. :thinking:
     
  4. razorclose

    razorclose Well-Known Member

    I'm back on stock 2.1, did a reset an hour ago and no problems, although I hoped there would be so I could go in, complain, and maybe get a Droid to replace it :rollseyes:
     
  5. I have seen a fair amount of debate about how accurate the rumor is. Since I saw the rumor, I personally have wiped my phone 4 times to install a different ROM and never once lost 3G.

    Also, I found the rumor somewhat amusing because it said the only Verizon phone that was "Safe" was the Motorola Devour which in my opinion is an utter piece of crap. EVERY person I know that has a Devour absolutely hates cuz the phones have numerous and repeated hardware failures. Thus I find it suspicious that it's the one "safe" phone. Sounds almost as though someones trying to dump all the Devours they can,,
     
  6. iggypop123

    iggypop123 Member

    i did a factory reset during a call to tech support as a last resort and it wiped out my 3g. after that the guy said well now i will defenitely send a replacement.
     
  7. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Did it again yesterday and still have 3G.
     
  8. bjf88

    bjf88 Android Enthusiast

    Solar flares... that's my theory.
     
  9. paleodust

    paleodust Android Expert

    Or weather balloons... :D
     
  10. photographx

    photographx Well-Known Member

    It is disinformation apparently...
     
  11. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    It's a shame it's locked, but that seems to be some's standard practice. People could respond that they're not having any issues...
     
  12. lukesdiesel

    lukesdiesel Android Enthusiast

    Well we flashed a friend of mines on Tuesday and then Wednesday morning he lost 3g until we flashed back to his stock 1.5

    I flashed mine earlier today and I still have 3g.


    I blame UFO's
     
  13. jordn613

    jordn613 Member

    i think i just lost my 3g...how do i check for sure?
     
  14. Eris_2.1_2010

    Eris_2.1_2010 Well-Known Member

    Flashed several roms yesterday and I've still got 3g no issues at all
     
  15. ACD168

    ACD168 Android Expert

    I think it's bullshit, I have wiped my DInc many times since this started floating around and people are saying this over in the DINc forums too.
     

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