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[Q] WCDMA Preferred Settings Galaxy S3

3rd May 2014, 06:52 PM |#1  
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Hi,

Guys I am from Pakistan and using Galaxy S3 I9300 International Version. Recently, all telecom operators of Pakistan have switch their networks to 3G. Nowadays, they are testing 3G services in some areas of major cities. They have told their customers to set their mobile settings to WCDMA for 3G services.

After setting to WCDMA, I receive 3G services without any issue but as soon as I leave the coverage area 3G plus Cellular Services switched off.
I change the settings to Auto GSM/WCDMA, but after that even in 3G coverage area I get Edge Services and not 3G.

Q) Is there any way, by which I can configure the option of Auto WCDMA/GSM with WCDMA Preferred ?
 
 
4th May 2014, 02:08 AM |#2  
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Anyone who can help out . . . . . !

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4th May 2014, 05:00 AM |#3  
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go to settings,network settings change GSM mode to wcdma/GSM preferred mode
4th May 2014, 11:23 AM |#4  
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go to settings,network settings change GSM mode to wcdma/GSM preferred mode


there is no preferred settings and on auto connect it goes to GSM mode first


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4th May 2014, 02:44 PM |#5  
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there is no preferred settings and on auto connect it goes to GSM mode first


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i think ur service coverage is not good thats why ur loosing 3g signal
Go to dialer and type *#*#4636#*#* and see if u can get to test mode
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5th May 2014, 01:13 AM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by slogger001

i think ur service coverage is not good thats why ur loosing 3g signal
Go to dialer and type *#*#4636#*#* and see if u can get to test mode

in stock 4.1.2 xxmg4
*#197328640#
service menu
then chose debug screen
then phone control
then network control

then aquistion order
choose umts>gsm
sorry for bad english
6th May 2014, 08:12 AM |#7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by slogger001

i think ur service coverage is not good thats why ur loosing 3g signal
Go to dialer and type *#*#4636#*#* and see if u can get to test mode


Quote:
Originally Posted by semi2

in stock 4.1.2 xxmg4
*#197328640#
service menu
then chose debug screen
then phone control
then network control

then aquistion order
choose umts>gsm
sorry for bad english

Both codes not working in stock 4.3
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again sorry for my bad english
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settings
testing
device information
set preferd network type
gsm/cdma prl
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