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VJJ

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Dear all,

I haven't noticed this posted before and I hope it helps someone.
I used to lose signal in blackspots at work and not get them back.
I had to use the airplane toggle to re-establish it.

It was worse if the phone was in my pocket as I may not notice for ages.
-I note this is not exclusive to our phone.

SOLUTION (courtsey of XDA):
1. Open the Phone dialer and type in *#*#4636#*#* (note the symbols are backwards)
2. Tap on Phone Information
3. Scroll Down and set your Preferred Network Type to GSM auto (PRL)

I'm now always on 3 or 4 bars with Vodafone (W. London)

Regs,
VJ

Edited by VJJ, 28 August 2011 - 11:06 AM.

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thanks for that tip but is it a 2G or 3G solution ? Does HCDMA will still work ?

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You wont be connected anymore to hsdpa towers. So no 7.2 Mb internet.
That's not acceptable for me.

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http://forum.xda-dev...98&postcount=46

Supposedly doesn't affect hsdpa but you could check and report back

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http://forum.xda-dev...98&postcount=46

Supposedly doesn't affect hsdpa but you could check and report back


I'll try this a few days. Today I was so pissed because the phone just wouldn't connect to anything. The 3G icon stayed the same :( and so nothing happend.

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You wont be connected anymore to hsdpa towers. So no 7.2 Mb internet.
That's not acceptable for me.


Mine still connects and I get hsdpa in Milton Keynes on T-Mobile, So if you have hsdpa then maybe it's your carrier.

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Well, I found the difference on XDA (without to much trouble) between gsm auto (prl) and WCDMA)
GSM auto (PRL) vs. WCDMA
Hope this helps to choose :lol:

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I've never been bothered (or cared) enough to check the difference before - thanks for the link :).

Well, I found the difference on XDA (without to much trouble) between gsm auto (prl) and WCDMA)
GSM auto (PRL) vs. WCDMA
Hope this helps to choose :lol:


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Hi!

My phone won't save the changes I made with this setting.

After a reboot it's always the GSM Auto PRL but my phone works much better with WCDMA preferred.

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Thank you.
It worked for me.
Now I didn't loose connectivity for 2 days and counting...

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Well now I can confirm that it doesn't work on my Fr19, It was good enough when i was living in the center of the city.
I moved out of the city and live and have much weaker signal.
With the stock rom+baseband(405) all is good(2-3 bars) but on fr19 and baseband 622 or 725 I am loosing the signal.
Even limiting the phone to 2g didn't work.

It is all about the baseband for me

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SOLUTION (courtsey of XDA):
1. Open the Phone dialer and type in *#*#4636#*#* (note the symbols are backwards)
2. Tap on Phone Information
3. Scroll Down and set your Preferred Network Type to GSM auto (PRL)


thanks works also with H3G in Italy

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MoDaCo Ir9 + BB XXKL1 + ClockworkMOD Recovery v5.5.0.2

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How to save that permanently?

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Latest CyanogenMod 7.2 KANG and kernel separately for LG Optimus 2X
Pay attention to date and time in filename ddmmyyyy-hhmm
Flash with ClockworkMod 5.0.2.0 or higher

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