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Wifi (not hotspot) insight needed

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17th February 2013, 03:37 AM   |  #1  
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Is there any reason my phone says it has a strong wifi signal but it keeps dropping wifi and starts using verizon network instead?

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new JB basband rooted and unloxk with jailbreak method
that's it........

Thought there may be a JB vs L4 modem and rom issue (New at this...)

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17th February 2013, 08:15 AM   |  #2  
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Or it may be changing settings when one first gets the phone and doesn't read (not that there is a manual) about each setting first.
17th February 2013, 10:15 AM   |  #3  
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Re: Wifi (not hotspot) insight needed
Is it dropping while the screen is on? There's a setting to turn off wifi when the screen is off

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17th February 2013, 08:42 PM   |  #4  
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Is it dropping while the screen is on? There's a setting to turn off wifi when the screen is off

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That's what I thought the problem was but I was wrong............

Turns out the phone jack in the kitchen died so the wife moved the phone into the office. Cut my wifi signal by half, so in those areas where it was iffy to begin with, it was switching to Verizon.

I think it is all solved........(but I thought that last time.
18th February 2013, 04:11 AM   |  #5  
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Is it dropping while the screen is on? There's a setting to turn off wifi when the screen is off

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Well NOT fixed...and it is dropping when the screen is on. The always on is selected.

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18th February 2013, 05:01 AM   |  #6  
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And it's not a signal strength issue?

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18th February 2013, 05:16 AM   |  #7  
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And it's not a signal strength issue?

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Well.....my laptop is at 9.8 mps and the phone is getting 5 mps so there is some problem but signal strength says very strong.
18th February 2013, 05:59 AM   |  #8  
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When is the last time you rebooted your router?

As a pre-emptive strike, I am not interested in other devices work fine and there is no reason to because of that. They aren't using the same wifi card and they all behave differently with their own little quirks. Point in case, I have had my PC lose wifi, but my phone is fine and a router reboot clears it up.
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19th February 2013, 11:24 AM   |  #9  
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Is it while MMS messaging? I've noticed my phone switches to 3g/4g while sending MMS, even if wifi is on.
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19th February 2013, 12:15 PM   |  #10  
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Compared the wifes s3 side by side with my note and they dropped together so did a factory reset of the router and all is well.

Thanks for the efforts.....

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