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Is it possible to disable 2g connections completely, while allowing 3/4g connections to continue?

I would like to completely disable all 2g connections, but allow 3g and 4g connections. Is this possible? how would one go about doing such a thing? I see options to disable 3g/4g to "save battery ...
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Can't make or receive calls in GSM mode on samsung ACE PLUS

A month ago my Samsung ACE Plus started behaving little bit differently in that I can't make calls or receive calls when on 2G (GSM) network. First I thought it was a network problem, but it is not. ...
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Mobile data is not working after missed call

I have this strange issue in Sony Xperia U. Currently I am using 6.1.1.B.1.100 bulid ICS 4.0.4. There is no option in mobile network to select 2g or 3g or 2g/3g. All I have is Use only 3g networks in ...
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2G disconnects Frequently

I have Intel XOLO (X900), I use a Airtel data connection(India). The network in my mobile 2G disconnects whenever I go home(at home there is poor network coverage). After I come out of my house, still ...
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How can I use 2G voice calls in Nexus 7 [duplicate]

I have bought a Google Nexus 7 3G Tablet. But, My country and area doesn't allow me to use 3G sims/Wi-Fi. We have only 2G sims. When I insert the sim, I can connect to the Internet. I can send and ...
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2G versus 3G: Does it really save battery?

I often hear the recommendation that fixing your device to 2G saves a lot of juice compared to using 3G. Is that true? Or is it really a myth?
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Simple way to toggle between 2G and 3G connection

TL;DR Usually, I have my device locked to "2G only" for multiple reasons: saving battery-life no need for "high-speed" to simply be informed about new mail or doing the little contacts/calendar ...
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Why is internet switched off when switching 2G/3G?

I have a stock Android 4.2.2 on Galaxy Nexus, so I think this can be related to all Android phones. When switching from 2G to 3G and vice versa internet connection is switched off for a few seconds, ...
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Is it faster to send a picture message through 2G or Wi-Fi? [closed]

I have a LG Mytouch android smartphone. I need to send a picture out tonight!
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Android battery usage (3G, HSDPA and Edge)

In order to reduce battery usage I checked the Use only 2G networks from Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile networks on my Android. Then I noticed the E icon appeared instead of H on ...
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Which consumes less battery: Wi-Fi or 2G data?

I just want to know what consumes less battery Wi-Fi or 2G Data. My battery last long for 12- 16 hours only. I know there are lots of application which continually running and fetching data from ...
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In Android Is it possible to access the physical layer of 2G/3G to transmit voice/data

I wanted to make an walkie talkie app in android, i know there are a lot of apps like these but they use the Wi-fi or they are just web services. But if we want to like transmit voice/data on 2G/3G ...
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Does disabling mobile data revert from 3G to 2G?

When I disable mobile data in Android 2.2, the 3G symbol disappears. Does this revert my phone's signal to 2G? I don't want to lose my signal when I go to the subway, but I don't want to all my apps ...
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What are the benefits of 2G+3G mode?

Some of the advanced power control widgets or 2G/3G switching widgets allow the following options for the radio mode: 2G 3G only 2G+3G What are the benefits of 2G+3G over running 3G only? Are ...