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    Default Can you force 2g?

    On past devices AT&T has locked them down so you can only access their 3G/4G networks, only going to 2G(edge) in poor coverage area. I like to leave my phones on EDGE often to preserve battery life. Can anyone tell me if you can force 2G in the network settings menu?
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    i am not seeing a setting in any of the settings to toggle 3g/4g data like have been on some other phones so it does appear to be locked to 3g/"4g"
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    Download this -


    WCDMA Preferred is the default setting and GSM is Edge. It works on my HTC Inspire and I assume it'd work on the Infuse.

    Sent from my HTC Inspire
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    Have anyone with the infuse have tried this?
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    Default Re: Can you force 2g?

    Quote Originally Posted by ldudiaz View Post
    Have anyone with the infuse have tried this?
    I'm wondering the same thing.
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    Default Re: Can you force 2g?

    Just curious -

    How much difference in battery life can one expect using edge vs 3G/4G? I am a little clueless but I can't imagine having 3G/4G on can be a significant portion of the battery use?

    Is there a reason for using edge data or why not just turn data off altogether as edge is painfully slow. Maybe it allows your accounts to sync during the day, I suppose?
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    Default Re: Can you force 2g?

    There was a recent thread on how to do this on this very forum. I never tried it though.
    Simba501 likes this.
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    Default Re: Can you force 2g?

    Run an app called network from the marketplace. There are also star codes to bring up the menu.

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