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Google nexus 5 network issue

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22nd June 2014, 01:42 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by Ken C

I saw on another thread where it was posted that the person had downgraded to the 4.4.1 radio and it fixed their issues. I've been on 4.4.2, 4.4.3 + 4.4.4 (which seemed to give me garbage speeds) went back to 4.2.2 but think I may just try 4.4.1 and see what I get.

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Had to quote myself
So, I tried the 4.4.1 radio and didn't really see much of a difference in speeds or signal strength. Of course I have to qualify that by stating that I'm running my nexus 5 on straight talk's byop program. Which may have something to do with it. I did call ST to see if maybe it was on their end. For me the complaint was that I didn't feel I was getting the signal strength or speeds from my lte connection. My 3g is fine though. So I bit the bullet and just this morning updated to 4.4.4 rom, radio, etc... I'm getting full bars inside my apartment on 3g which is nice.

As for unlocking your bootloader, if you really want the control to change whatever you want on the device you'll end up having to do it. If you want /need to go back to full stock for warranty issues it's really not that big of a deal to revert the changes.

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24th June 2014, 12:58 AM |#12  
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Originally Posted by abhishekchhabra

great but how can i go back to 4.4.3 or lower without unlocking the bootloader cause i installed OTA of 4.4.4 from adb and now i cant install 4.4.3 or lower OTA file from adb as it would throw me an error.

Which APN are you using?
24th June 2014, 01:49 AM |#13  
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Mine has crap signal compared to my gf iPhone 5 . and I consistently lose data aswell. (Sprint) Very very annoying!

I'm sure its just a radio issue just like the N4 had.

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25th June 2014, 03:03 PM |#14  
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I'm using nexus 5 running Android 4.4.4 stock unlocked and rooted twrp on head.
My Network signal is dropping continously in every 10-15 minutes after the last Android 4.4.4 update....showing message "new Sim card detected please restart your phone to access the network" how to fix it tried Almost all methods reset device twice...twrp device wipe twice...what should I do? Is it a possible hardware issue or software issue that could be fixed by myself only.... I tried even changing my sim... Nothing worked need help very immediately... Please

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