1. LNWJ's Avatar
    I'm familiar with H and E but not G. What exactly is this ? I had it today... I did some Googling and didn't really come up with a clear answer.

    Nexus 4 signal bars say "G"-uploadfromtaptalk1355504395301.jpg

    Thanks !

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    12-14-2012 11:01 AM
  2. N4Newbie's Avatar
    If this thread T Mobile 3G/4G signal indicator. is correct, "G" means you are in GSM/2G mode.
    12-14-2012 11:05 AM
  3. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    Yes, G is GPRS. The slowest of the slow. You basically won't be able to load much of anything.
    12-14-2012 12:55 PM
  4. LNWJ's Avatar
    Thanks guys. So this is a notch down from Edge I take it?

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    12-18-2012 10:21 PM
  5. Fairclough's Avatar
    Yes.
    12-18-2012 10:24 PM
  6. WilmaFinklestein's Avatar
    If this thread T Mobile 3G/4G signal indicator. is correct, "G" means you are in GSM/2G mode.
    Not quite. G is GPRS. What's usually known as "2G" is EDGE, or E.

    If you're on GPRS that usually means something is wrong, or you're in a super rural area. There aren't many major areas of the country that still have GRPS-only service coverage I dont think. You'll still find plenty of places with EDGE-only, but GPRS is pretty much gone.
    12-18-2012 11:16 PM
  7. andr0idralphie's Avatar
    Did you mess with the secret radio settings?
    12-19-2012 11:35 AM
  8. LNWJ's Avatar
    I'm not sure what secret settings you are referring to. But the G hasn't happened since.

    I'm on Straight Talk with an ATT Sim, I do get strange timeouts even with full coverage but the bars remain H about 98% of the time. Rarely do I see E and the G was a onetime event.

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    12-20-2012 05:40 PM

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