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LTE bars Galaxy S8 Note no data connectivity

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Journeyman

LTE bars Galaxy S8 Note no data connectivity

Full bars on my Note 8 but internet either won’t load or takes way longer than it should. Have rebooted phone and updated PRL and profile multiple times with no change 

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Is this happening in one area or all over? How long has this been going on?

 

 

 


 


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Master

Here is the trick part on the bars.
Just because you have full bars, does not mean you have great connection. This is true for all types of connections, LTE or WiFi
The Bars only represent that you phone has e strong connection to the tower nearby, but if that tower has a degraded service due to congestion or technical issues, your speeds will always be low.
I live in Vegas and I work in the Strip. I always have full bars but due to the overcrowding of the towers from people connecting, I rarely get good speeds.
That said, if your phone is under performing in multiple locations around town, it might be an issue with the phone's antenna.
i would suggest to download Sensorly and see what the average speed is on the location you are (based on other users) and compare that to the one you get.
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