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Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE


@RedCruzr_Sprint wrote:

@RemyBuB, I'm not sure if this is result of the PIE update or not. 

 

@TrinitySoundSys, there are no further updates at this time.

 

 


Well I was thinking, if the Sim card(or phone) thinks it's actually on Verizon towers then maybe this is part of the problem with the 4G issue.

I know there are no updates, but maybe it is information worth passing along to someone who is actually working on the issue. 

Sprint Social Care S.M.A.R.T. Agent

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

I'll send the information off. 

 

 

 


 


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Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Sounds good. Canceling my sprint account Monday and switching back to t-mobile.

 

It not like sprint is going to be around much longer anyways since they are merging

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

If you cancel before contacting the new carrier, you may lose your number. You may want to contact the new carrier first to make sure they get you moved. Good luck.
Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Sprint doesn't care and is in no rush to fix this, they're just hoping this will make people upgrade their phones and sign new lease contracts

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Has anyone tried the suggested fix going around that has you pop in a sim from tmobile or Verizon to recover and establish LTE then remove it and put a sprint sim back in? Supposedly this works, but of course the phone needs to be unlocked in order to try that method.

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Where have you heard that one? I've got as unit

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Sorry got bumped and sent. I've got a unit I'll test when I get home
Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

I've read it on a few websites
Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

I'd be interested to know what websites are posting that.

 

Plugged T-Mobile/Ting SIM into my downed Note 8, works fabulously, plug the Sprint SIM that's in my S10+ into it and back to the ol' 3G 2mbit.

 

So, not a universal fix, be interested to know who it worked for.

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

Ahhh. Oh well. Maybe I'll still give it a try. Here's one of the websites that posted that supposed fix. https://www.pocketables.com/2019/04/a-sprint-unfriendly-fix-for-the-samsung-galaxy-note-8-android-pi...

Journeyman

Re: Note 8 Pie update - no LTE

That link suggest switching carriers, not popping in a T-Mobile and popping back to Sprint.

 

Switch to T-Mobile fixes it. Switch to Verizon fixes it.

 

Not pop a different carrier SIM, establish LTE, and pop Sprint back in in and it works on Sprint.

 

Which is why it's called a Sprint-unfriendly fix - because you're leaving Sprint and going with Ting, T-Mobile, Verizon, etc.

 

 

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