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Conetrion problems in Portland OR

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Journeyman

Conetrion problems in Portland OR

Whats the deal sprint one second it says I have full 3g because I have figured out you dont have 4g on 4g phones yet wich they never menchend that when I was paying my $200 bucks for this phone at the store.  But I cant even get 3g coverage I mean it will say I have 3g like I am connected to the sprint network but there is no data connecton.  I only have about a week left beore I take this phone back so I guess my question is will I ever get data service on this phone or should I just switch to ATT or verizon?

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Master

Re: Conetrion problems in Portland OR

If your having 3G issues, you'll need to get in touch with Sprint so they can check out the towers in your area. You might want to download OpenSignal which has various tools which can help determine if you have tower issues from a user standpoint. I would also try to get a holde of Shane_M or 14Knight on this forum both of which have been helping users figure out their connectivity issues.

As for LTE, Portland is schedule for Round 2 deployment which will probably be around September of this year, as Round 1 deployments are taking place on July 15th.

http://s4gru.com/index.php?/blog/1/entry-81-portland-oregon-is-scheduled-to-be-in-the-second-round-o...


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Wizard

Re: Conetrion problems in Portland OR

     I just want to confirm you have checked your 3G/Data connection is turned on in your settings correct? (Menu > Settings > Mobile Networks) If you browse to a site what type of error do you receive when trying to pull up something like www.yahoo.com or www.mlb.com? I would be glad to check the area as well if you can post a zip code or even better the address of a nearby business like McDonalds or Starbucks.

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