Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default Signal problem with certain cases?

    So i've noticed with one of my cases it interrupts my signal and I can't connect to gps and my text messages won't come in or out. Has anyone else noticed this?

    Here's a picture of the offending case:
    Signal problem with certain cases?-uploadfromtaptalk1354105576889.jpg

    Sent from my Red GS3
  2. #2  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    I have heard and seen cases with metal in them cause signal problems,
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarant View Post
    I have heard and seen cases with metal in them cause signal problems,
    Yea I thought so, I'm pretty sure this case is plastic tho so I was a little put off

    Sent from my Red GS3
  4. #4  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    As I am considering an aluminum case I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has had experience using one with any brand/model phone. Especially if the metal case caused reception/transmit issues with the phone or the GPS. Thanks in advance for all replies!
  5. #5  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    Yes I just got a "gold" aluminum case and when it is on I have no phone or messaging signal. It looks cool but.... that's where the coolness ends. I also cannot use square to receive payments when it is on. And I have a Samsung galaxy 3.
  6. #6  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    Yep.
    Metal shields and signal strength don't mix, especially when you've got NFC on the back of the phone and slap a piece of aluminum over it.
    Even plated plastic can do it to a degree, as the plating is usually vacuum deposited aluminum.
  7. #7  
    darren_thomas's Avatar
    Banned

    Posts
    2 Posts
    Global Posts
    3 Global Posts

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    hiii....Shanicenicolle...
    signal problem generally occurs with the plastic cases and sometimes they also create the problem with wifi too....so instead of that plastic cases you should prefer to go for
    some metal or Shellster case or Diamond Lattice Snap On Shell Case on fommy
    Fommy has a huge collection of samsung accessories with variety of multiple brands..so you can just check it out ...may u will get the best one u r looking for....

    Thanks
  8. #8  

    Default Re: Signal problem with certain cases?

    instead of it with metal or Shellster case...or use bumper cases.

Similar Threads

  1. Signal problems with the galaxy nexus :(
    By Ridgerunner20 in forum Verizon Galaxy Nexus
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 11-06-2012, 09:45 PM
  2. Problems with signal
    By giancarlo93 in forum Samsung Galaxy S II
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-29-2011, 09:18 PM
  3. Signal Problem with EB13
    By monkey30butt in forum Sprint Epic 4G
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-01-2011, 09:14 PM
  4. weird problem with signal strength.
    By rem_kujawa in forum HTC EVO 4G
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-11-2010, 10:02 PM
  5. Case problem with Car adapter
    By nanllyn in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-10-2009, 01:54 PM

Posting Permissions

B