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Unhappy [Q] this garbage ****ing phone keeps dropping data

i'm SO sick of having phone issues. i would give anything to go back to 2G and T9.

my galaxy s4 - brand "new" (refurbished from asurion) - loses its data connection whenever it ****ing feels like it. i don't notice it till i send a text and NOTHING will happen until it fails. to fix it i toggle data, or airplane mode, or lose my **** completely and yell at it. this still takes about a minute to kick in after the toggle, and sometimes the phone needs a reboot before it fixes. when it does respond to the fix, it lasts for ten minutes, fifteen minutes, however long it ****ing feels like it, then starts over again.

verizon network, android 4.3, rooted

i imagine this is an issue with the radio. would a rom have different settings for the radio to keep the connection persistent?

any ideas? the phone is practically right out of the box. all i want is a consistently working device (or at least one that just sends sms and mms consistently without issue), and i have literally never had an android phone that did this.

would appreciate any advice
 
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I have never encountered this before. ..sounds like hardware issue.

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I have never encountered this before. ..sounds like hardware issue.

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if this is the case, do you think my best bet is to talk to asurion?
 
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I have never encountered this before. ..sounds like hardware issue.

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I went thru six replacements before getting a phone with decent radios

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I had the same exact thing happen with my galaxy nexus. Thing would just drop data for fun I swear. Definitely hardware related.

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i'm SO sick of having phone issues. i would give anything to go back to 2G and T9.

my galaxy s4 - brand "new" (refurbished from asurion) - loses its data connection whenever it ****ing feels like it. i don't notice it till i send a text and NOTHING will happen until it fails. to fix it i toggle data, or airplane mode, or lose my **** completely and yell at it. this still takes about a minute to kick in after the toggle, and sometimes the phone needs a reboot before it fixes. when it does respond to the fix, it lasts for ten minutes, fifteen minutes, however long it ****ing feels like it, then starts over again.

verizon network, android 4.3, rooted

i imagine this is an issue with the radio. would a rom have different settings for the radio to keep the connection persistent?

any ideas? the phone is practically right out of the box. all i want is a consistently working device (or at least one that just sends sms and mms consistently without issue), and i have literally never had an android phone that did this.

would appreciate any advice
Could Be a hardware issue but I would suggest flashing it and if it still has that problem take it to the verizon store!
 
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thanks for the replies. i'm trying to get another replacement from asurion. godspeed.
 
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Try flashing a new modem and see if it works.
 
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i'm SO sick of having phone issues. i would give anything to go back to 2G and T9.

my galaxy s4 - brand "new" (refurbished from asurion) - loses its data connection whenever it ****ing feels like it. i don't notice it till i send a text and NOTHING will happen until it fails. to fix it i toggle data, or airplane mode, or lose my **** completely and yell at it. this still takes about a minute to kick in after the toggle, and sometimes the phone needs a reboot before it fixes. when it does respond to the fix, it lasts for ten minutes, fifteen minutes, however long it ****ing feels like it, then starts over again.

verizon network, android 4.3, rooted

i imagine this is an issue with the radio. would a rom have different settings for the radio to keep the connection persistent?

any ideas? the phone is practically right out of the box. all i want is a consistently working device (or at least one that just sends sms and mms consistently without issue), and i have literally never had an android phone that did this.

would appreciate any advice
Great news!

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