BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-07-2009, 10:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
CrackBerry Addict
 
skyman84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: London, UK
Model: 9900
OS: 7.1
PIN: ask!
Carrier: O2 UK
Posts: 932
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default 3G/GPRS issue

Please Login to Remove!

Ok Folks,
Got my Bold last week, used it on the base software (don't know the version) for a few days all went well.
Wacked on OS 5.0, again, all went well but missed MSN and Facebook so revered back to 4.6.0.477/4.6.0.282 now my problem is that it just wont stick with 3G but keeps flipping to GPRS and sometimes even 3g. (even when i know the area I'm in is high converage for 3G).
The signal goes from ery high on 3G, to very low, then to GPRS, and a few mins later it might flip back to 3G again?!
I can force it to stick to 3G, but when I stumble into an area that has no 3G coverage I'll be left with no signal.

This a common issue?

Should I change OS to another version??

Might do a full wipe and reload the os tonight.
__________________
Simon
http://www.twitter.com/simonjhardy

Last edited by skyman84 : 08-07-2009 at 10:11 AM.
Offline  
Old 08-07-2009, 10:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
MidnightDraven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chester,UK
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Tesco Mobile
Posts: 9,481
Post Thanks: 2
Thanked 110 Times in 110 Posts
Default

Its the same with me on t-mobile uk
I know I have 3G coverage in my house that is high.
But when on a call, it usually flips to GPRS.

Or, when I move from one location to another in the house, it might flip down to GPRS but come back.

Its just the way it happens.
__________________
~Midnight Draven

"That's it then. Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings... and call off Christmas."
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

TopTech Oval Capacitor TT-CAP-15/440 NEW IN BOX
$8.95
TopTech Oval Capacitor TT-CAP-15/440 NEW IN BOX picture10 x Condensor, Capicator, Electrolytic capacitor, PHT RA.ELCO 2200UF 16V 105C
$2.52
10 x Condensor, Capicator, Electrolytic capacitor, PHT RA.ELCO 2200UF 16V 105C pictureSupco POW-R-PAK SS Relay And Hard Start Capacitor SPP6 NEW IN PACKAGE
$11.95
Supco POW-R-PAK SS Relay And Hard Start Capacitor SPP6 NEW IN PACKAGE picturePhilips Advance HID Round Cylinder 17 MFD Capacitor 7C170P40 NEW
$24.95
Philips Advance HID Round Cylinder 17 MFD Capacitor 7C170P40 NEW pictureTwo (2) Electrocube RG1986-7 48506-0010 Capacitor 600V 1/2 Watt NEW IN PACKAGE
$11.95
Two (2) Electrocube RG1986-7 48506-0010 Capacitor 600V 1/2 Watt NEW IN PACKAGE picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.