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  1. Boilingpoint's Avatar
    Any body have any suggestions for a 4g toggle widget?

    I have beautiful widgets but the 4g widget on it only works on htc wimax devices. I have looked online at the android market and amazon app store to no avail.

    Please help if you can.
    05-08-2011 04:36 PM
  2. Nick1472's Avatar
    I haven't found one that works either. I am trying to create one. Hopefully I can get something working in the next day or two. I will throw it in the market if I do.

    Nick
    05-08-2011 05:19 PM
  3. Boilingpoint's Avatar
    hopefully
    05-08-2011 06:57 PM
  4. FocusFreak's Avatar
    Download Switchpro
    05-08-2011 07:00 PM
  5. Boilingpoint's Avatar
    can you confirm that it works?
    05-08-2011 07:10 PM
  6. bloo0153's Avatar
    Is there anything out there like the power notification pull down in Cyanogenmod? It worked great for enabling 4G on my EVO. I thought it was a feature of Gingerbread but to my disappointment not so much...
    05-08-2011 07:34 PM
  7. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    Download Switchpro

    That would be my suggestion. Reviews indicate that it works.
    05-08-2011 07:51 PM
  8. FocusFreak's Avatar
    can you confirm that it works?
    I hear it does but I havent tried it. I can take a few seconds to push a few buttons and do it thru settings unlike the lazy kids today who cant push more than one
    05-08-2011 08:01 PM
  9. Nick1472's Avatar
    can you confirm that it works?
    I haven't tried it either, but I would guess that it doesn't work actually. Everything I have read today indicates that the toggle button's do not work on the Epic because Samsung has not released their WiMax APIs, where as HTC has released their API for the Evo. Couple Links:

    How do I get Tasker to turn on/off (toggle) 4G on my Samsung Epic? - Tasker | Google Groups
    Any "4G Toggle Button" That Works On Samsung Epic 4G? - Force Close

    I have been trying to reverse engineer and figure out the Samsung APIs, but no luck so far.
    Nick
    05-08-2011 09:05 PM
  10. Willamette's Avatar
    Drop-down home screen info bar doesn't work (swipe down from the top)? Should have toggles for bluetooth, wifi, 4g, gps, and mute/airplane mode.
    EDIT: Discovered this was available via TouchWiz on the Epic and the Nexus doesn't have it. Not sure if it's something you can add.

    As for a 3rd party app, I'm using Juice Defender Ultimate for my Epic4G and it will enable/disable 4G based on signal availability and you can configure it to favor specific signals, such as WiFi over 2G/3G and 4G when in range of a known host. Conserves battery life too.
    05-08-2011 09:49 PM
  11. bloo0153's Avatar
    I haven't tried it either, but I would guess that it doesn't work actually. Everything I have read today indicates that the toggle button's do not work on the Epic because Samsung has not released their WiMax APIs, where as HTC has released their API for the Evo. Couple Links:

    How do I get Tasker to turn on/off (toggle) 4G on my Samsung Epic? - Tasker | Google Groups
    Any "4G Toggle Button" That Works On Samsung Epic 4G? - Force Close

    I have been trying to reverse engineer and figure out the Samsung APIs, but no luck so far.
    Nick
    Tried it, doesn't work. There isn't a 4G toggle available. It worked fine with my Evo so what you are saying makes sense.
    05-09-2011 10:50 AM
  12. ramk13's Avatar
    I can tell you that the 4G toggle included with Extended Controls doesn't work at the moment.
    05-09-2011 01:14 PM
  13. xo96's Avatar
    None of Beautiful Widgets 4G toggles works.
    05-09-2011 01:20 PM
  14. sportsfan206's Avatar
    I haven't found one that works either. I am trying to create one. Hopefully I can get something working in the next day or two. I will throw it in the market if I do.

    Nick
    Nick,

    Just wondering if you've had any luck with the 4G and data network toggles for the Nexus S 4G... Anxiously awaiting them! The fact that Google or Samsung doesn't include them is ridiculous!
    05-13-2011 01:13 PM
  15. gramamoose's Avatar
    I agree! My phone came with a "power bar" pre loaded. But no 4G toggle. Doesn't make any sense what so ever. . .
    I was going to try some of the ones available in the app store but it seems not a single one works (based off these posts). . .
    Any one have anything???
    05-13-2011 09:17 PM
  16. Nick1472's Avatar
    Nick,

    Just wondering if you've had any luck with the 4G and data network toggles for the Nexus S 4G... Anxiously awaiting them! The fact that Google or Samsung doesn't include them is ridiculous!
    Nope, no luck so far. Samsung hasn't released an API to turn the 4G on/off, which is the same reason its doesn't work with any of the apps in the market. I am still trying to figure out how samsung does it, but not optimistic at this point.
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    05-15-2011 09:13 PM
  17. sportsfan206's Avatar
    Nope, no luck so far. Samsung hasn't released an API to turn the 4G on/off, which is the same reason its doesn't work with any of the apps in the market. I am still trying to figure out how samsung does it, but not optimistic at this point.
    I feared as much... Thanks for trying though! One question, how about a data toggle? I know ultimate juice has the ability to turn it off with a toggle...
    05-15-2011 09:50 PM
  18. gramamoose's Avatar
    Just throwing it out there. . .
    I emailed the developer of Extended Controls, just liked the way it looked, asking if that app supported the Nexus S 4G and if it had a 4G toggle. . .
    Much to my surprise, they emailed me back and said they are working on it.
    Hope it comes out soon!
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    05-16-2011 10:55 AM
  19. sportsfan206's Avatar
    Just throwing it out there. . .
    I emailed the developer of Extended Controls, just liked the way it looked, asking if that app supported the Nexus S 4G and if it had a 4G toggle. . .
    Much to my surprise, they emailed me back and said they are working on it.
    Hope it comes out soon!
    Thanks for the update Gramamoose! Extended Controls looks like a good product, would be great if they came out with something soon. Personally I love the look of the Widgets from droidmania, but don't know of any way to email them.
    05-16-2011 11:44 AM
  20. KSmithInNY's Avatar
    Personally I love the look of the Widgets from droidmania, but don't know of any way to email them.
    Open the market, search droidmania, click their app, click email developer.
    05-16-2011 11:52 AM
  21. j_grouchy's Avatar
    Just got back from a Sprint store. When I was there I asked the rep about such a toggle because he was using the Nexus as his personal phone. He said he just leaves 4G on all the time because this device apparently manages the 4G better - will "put it to sleep," so to speak. Is this true?...and even if it is, does it not still drain the battery faster than leaving it switched off?
    05-16-2011 12:18 PM
  22. KSmithInNY's Avatar
    My problem with 4G is there is no handshake between the 3g and 4g radios meaning when I'm in spotty coverage (most places), and it switches from 4g back to 3g, it cuts your data connection completely for a few seconds. Same when it's switching from 3G to 4G. I use Gtalk A LOT, I have Gtalk messages coming in all the time. Gtalk uses data connection. So to my friends it's appears that I'm online, I'm offline, I'm online, I'm offline. It's confusing and frustrating for them because they don't know if I'm truly offline or not.

    I don't think it's possible for this to be corrected due to the EVDO/1xrtt and Wimax radios being separate radios so I'll likely never turn on 4G until it blankets me in its fast speeds as well as 3G does Probably not a big deal for some but i rely on my phone so i cant have constant data connection drops.
    05-16-2011 01:04 PM
  23. sportsfan206's Avatar
    Open the market, search droidmania, click their app, click email developer.
    Unfortunately there is no link to email them in the market, only a "visit developer's website link" which also has no email link. I assume it's because all they do is make toggles, which really don't require support.
    05-16-2011 01:59 PM
  24. KSmithInNY's Avatar
    Unfortunately there is no link to email them in the market, only a "visit developer's website link" which also has no email link. I assume it's because all they do is make toggles, which really don't require support.
    Shows up fine for me, droidmania.support@gmail.com
    05-16-2011 02:08 PM
  25. Ccureton's Avatar
    So here is what I did. I downloaded launcher pro and as I was adding all my stuff back on the screen i noticed there was an option to add actions to a home screen. Long story short one of them allowed me to open directly to the 4g settings and then I could turn it off. It's not as easy as a toggle but it's pretty quick and beats navigating though menus every time I want to turn it on. Now I just have to wait to go somewhere with 4g.
    05-16-2011 09:33 PM
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