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Hi,

The track bar on my Torch 9800 sometimes show GPRS or EDGE.

Please advice if this is common and also please confirm if I should do anything to the phone's settings.

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Of course that common.
GPRS = 2G EDGE = 2.5G

Its a slower data connection than 3G.
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Of course that common.
GPRS = 2G EDGE = 2.5G

Its a slower data connection than 3G.
Hi,

Thanks. Does the Torch 9800 have a facility to connect using 3G?

If yes, do I need to do anything to activate it?

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Default Re: GPRS or EDGE

Yes it does. And no.
It should already be set to use 2G&3G [options - mobile network].
Perhaps you are not in a 3G area, or have bought a torch that has different 3G frequencies that your network uses.
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Yes it does. And no.
It should already be set to use 2G&3G [options - mobile network].
Perhaps you are not in a 3G area, or have bought a torch that has different 3G frequencies that your network uses.
I have just checked as instructed, [options - mobile network], and note the option for 2G&3G has been selected.

How can I find which areas are covered by 3G and also if I can set the phone frequencies to use 3G.

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Default Re: GPRS or EDGE

Your carrier would have to tell you what areas are 3G and you can't change the frequencies. The 9800 uses global 3G frequencies. This is a local problem with the area you are in. Contact Vodafone.
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