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Verizon galaxy nexus antenna

9th January 2014, 08:10 PM |#1  
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My Verizon upgrade is due in February and though I love my galaxy nexus the reception is terrible constantly in 3g. I had an s3 for about 6 months always had 4g but just missed my nexus to much and switched back despite the constant data drops..

Which phones on Verizon have the best/descent/worst antenna?
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9th January 2014, 09:59 PM |#2  
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My Verizon upgrade is due in February and though I love my galaxy nexus the reception is terrible constantly in 3g. I had an s3 for about 6 months always had 4g but just missed my nexus to much and switched back despite the constant data drops..

Which phones on Verizon have the best/descent/worst antenna?
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do you have the latest radios for toro? i get 4g even in my woods when im riding.
10th January 2014, 03:01 AM |#3  
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Yes, this is my third nexus as well. So either the receptions sucks or I have really bad luck.

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10th January 2014, 01:23 PM |#4  
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do you have the latest radios for toro? i get 4g even in my woods when im riding.

I don't know about the newer phones, but my brother always used to get moto phones while I got Samsung and HTC and his phone always got better signal than mine

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10th January 2014, 06:02 PM |#5  
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I don't know about the newer phones, but my brother always used to get moto phones while I got Samsung and HTC and his phone always got better signal than mine

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go to settings>about phone>baseband version= it should say for the vzw variant "I515.10 V.FK01 / I515.FK02" <-if you dont have that version,go to this ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1890585 ) and get the latest radios,since your still getting drops and bad speeds you might need to upgrade your radios.
11th January 2014, 04:51 AM |#6  
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i have the latest radios, though my question is redundant... i have had a nexus for 2 years always keeping up with the latest radios.
12th January 2014, 03:19 AM |#7  
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Same problem here. It's bad enough that in switching to T-Mobile as son as I can. I'm done with Verizon's sub par network and crap phone selection. I love my gnex but paying for 4g and rarely getting 4g to work is just not worth staying with them. I had the same problem on my Moto Bionic. I think their network is just receiving way to much traffic for it to handle and they don't have enough towers or networking to deal with it. Sorry, just my rant I had to get out.
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