Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default 3g stuck?

    Hi y'all, I'm having a problem with my mobile data. Since I woke up this morning, my data symbol has been flashing the 3g up arrow. No down. I've had this problem once before a couple weeks ago. This time was on a drive from Orange County to LA, moving from 4g to 3g with the problem persisting. It lasted the whole morning into the early afternoon, when it suddenly started working. I thought the reconnection may have been triggered by my uninstalling/installing Stitcher or Google Voice because it started working shortly after I did such. Well, I did that first thing this morning with no results. Not driving this morning.
    I'm rooted running MacksRom 3.5 MA7, kernel version 3.0.31-265523 SMP PREEMPT, Android version 4.1.2.
    Any help or previous experience with this problem would be appreciated.
    Thanks!
  2. #2  
    gldnbear's Avatar

    Posts
    53 Posts
    Global Posts
    54 Global Posts

    Default Re: 3g stuck?

    I have had this issue a couple of times also. I am also in the LA/Orange County area. For me it seems to be related to hitting a dead spot where I have no data coverage and I get a data roaming warning message. After I get out of the dead spot, I get no data (only up green arrow). There have been other times where I get data back after I leave the dead spot. One time when this happened, it finally started working again some hour or so later. Not sure what caused it to work again.

    This morning I tried turning the phone to airplane mode. Wait 15 seconds or so. Turn the airplane mode off. The data started working again.

    I am starting to see more 4g in the orange county area. I do not know if this is part of the issue.
  3. #3  

    Default Re: 3g stuck?

    I am seeing this problem on my Note 2 alot. Sometimes if I have to turn on airport mode then off to get it back working. Sometimes doesn't matter what I do it doesn't work. I am glad I am not the only one. It seems like Sprint is getting worse and worse everyday.
  4. #4  

    Default Re: 3g stuck?

    I live in a place where my phone bounces between 3 and 4 all day long, when it happens either connect to wifi, airplane mode or if required just restart your phone. Fixes every time

    Sent from the phablet king

Similar Threads

  1. Rooted MyTouch 3g 1.2 stuck on boot screen
    By Khalifa Kid in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-30-2013, 11:51 AM
  2. Toggle 4G and now stuck in 3G mode
    By poena in forum Verizon Galaxy Nexus
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-11-2012, 03:53 PM
  3. Got the Thunderbolt.. activated.. stuck on 3G?
    By sniffs in forum Verizon HTC Thunderbolt
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-24-2011, 05:19 PM
  4. Stuck on 1x ... no 3g
    By Youssef7 in forum HTC EVO 4G Rooting, ROMs, and Hacks
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-25-2011, 08:24 PM
  5. 3G stuck on?
    By cjdbass in forum AT&T Captivate
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-23-2010, 11:43 AM

Posting Permissions