1. rjnsmith's Avatar
    As I've stated in some of my only posts, I was a long time Apple iPhone user with AT&T. One of the things I enjoyed and thought I would lose due to my ignorance was multitasking while talking on the phone. I always thought it was just an iPhone thing. Until about 15 mins ago I was talking to my older brother (who has the Galaxy S3 with sprint) while I have the S4 (with AT&T). I accidentally clicked on the home screen, then found myself back at the phone call, then put him on speaker and started using facebook, twitter, wordpress, browsing, all while talking on the phone (Again just like I did with the iPhone)

    Again I could have sworn it was with the iPhone, but I was wrong. Then my brother said no way and tried it himself and the phone call cut loose so he couldn't do it. So is this an AT&T thing or what? Are the phones built differently than other providers or is it the cellular network? I'm absolutely amazed. I thought I loved this phone when I got it, but now I'm in love with it even more. It's pretty scary what I'll be able to do now because when I'm on a conference call I love jotting down notes on the phone or doing other research.

    Thanks in advance for your response...
    05-03-2013 04:24 PM
  2. mpdofficer514's Avatar
    Yes, its only AT&T. Its been one of the bigger advertising schemes they have used the last few years.

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    05-03-2013 04:34 PM
  3. rjnsmith's Avatar
    Really? I don't think the've done a good job at it. I remember ears back they did it for the iPhone... but not recently, and certainly not with an Android, but perhaps I missed them :-/
    05-03-2013 04:46 PM
  4. prophelic's Avatar
    Not just att all 4g phones can now do it I am on Verizon and my note 2 can use phone and Internet at the same time.

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    05-03-2013 04:48 PM
  5. 20blks's Avatar
    I've had that feature for a very long time. I believe T-Mobile has it also

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    05-03-2013 04:49 PM
  6. Almeuit's Avatar
    Yes, its only AT&T. Its been one of the bigger advertising schemes they have used the last few years.

    Sent From My Galaxy S4 Using Android Central App
    This is false. The standard they use for their network (GSM) allows it.. But they aren't the only one .

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    05-03-2013 05:42 PM

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