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By MrCatalyst, Senior Member on 21st June 2014, 08:20 PM
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As many people know, 4.4.3 radio has caused some issues for people, namely increased battery drain, thus I ended up switching back to 4.4.2 just to enjoy the good battery life.
What is the 4.4.4 radio like? Does it have the increased battery drain of 4.4.3, or is it battery friendly like the 4.4.2?

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21st June 2014, 08:34 PM |#2  
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In my case.I had to downgrade to the 4.4.1 radio since the the 4.4.3 one dropped signal so much and that drained around 10% battery overnight for 3 consecutive nights. That's the main issue I found with it. Now, with the .4. its all back to normal and get better signal on places like basements and spots that were dead before..

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Yep! Exactly what I wanted to hear. Thanks man!

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Yeah 4.4.4 is working a treat on T-Mobile at least. I used to get WiFi and mobile data disconnections where I would need to reboot my Nexus 5. But ever since the 4.4.4 modem came out, I haven't had a single disconnect.

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Yeah 4.4.4 is working a treat on T-Mobile at least. I used to get WiFi and mobile data disconnections where I would need to reboot my Nexus 5. But ever since the 4.4.4 modem came out, I haven't had a single disconnect.

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I still get wifi disconnections on clean flashed 4.4.4.. Icon turns orange, had to restart wifi to again resolve that..
dang google when will you resolve this issue...
23rd June 2014, 12:03 AM |#6  
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I still get wifi disconnections on clean flashed 4.4.4.. Icon turns orange, had to restart wifi to again resolve that..
dang google when will you resolve this issue...

Go into your router settings and change "channel width" to 20mhz

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25th June 2014, 08:19 PM |#7  
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Go into your router settings and change "channel width" to 20mhz

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hmm, it was already at 20mhz, it's i think android related only, 4.4.4 just slightly improved it, earlier @ 4.4.2, the icon used to turn orange after about 12hrs., in 4.4.4, it's 36-48hrs, but it eventually does turn orange and i just toggle wifi on the device and it again works for another 36-48hrs.
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