This tag deals with reception issues, which can apply to a variety of radio signals such as cell radio, WiFi, and others.

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How to differentiate between a full signal icon and an empty signal icon on my Andriod Device?

My question is not a duplicate of this post as in that the OP is asking for the difference between the network icons for a rooted device whereas mine is for mobile signal icons in an un-rooted ...
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Can 2 smartphones malfunction if they are hold together in the pocket for long times everyday?

I apologize for my ignorance but I am not very tech savvy. Basically I do a field job and I always have 2 phones in one of those bags you put around your waist. I had 2 Samsung galaxy S2 in the ...
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How does android (stock) calculate the number of bars representing mobile signal quality?

I am interested in how Android (assuming unmodified AOSP code) calculates the number of bars representing mobile signal quality? Also, if you know the place in code where this is done, I would ...
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Allow wifi weak signal connect

I have 2 ZTE Blades (with 512 Mb RAM) and CM7 2.3.7 (Kang) from BurgerZ ROM installed on them. One of them - my girl's - can connect to home and other (public i.e. McDonalds) wifi AP's even if it's ...
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im batteling with the signal on my phone

My signal is terrible on my phone zte max, sometime its there, then not. If I put my sim card in another phone it has full signal. My fiance and I both are on the same network and she has no problems. ...
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New Videocon A55qhd gives low WIFI signal

I recently bought two of this phone model Videocon A55qhd. Both have one common problem low WIFI signal strength. If I keep Videocon A55qhd and old Samsung pocket at the same distance, samsung has ...
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Complete signal lost

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S53660 to its stock ROM but I lost signal completely. I have tried to manually search for networks but it won't show any. My phone was unlocked because I am from ...
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Low Signal Strength on Samsung devices based on location running JellyBean

I have an android running Cyanogenmod 10.2 (JellyBean). I find that both mine and the following phones with stock firmware experience low signal strength when me and my colleagues reach work on the ...
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View LTE Carrier Bandwidth & Number of Antennae

On the iPhone, there is a field test menu that looks like this and it shows the LTE carrier frequency bandwidth (10MHz in the screenshot) as well as the number of antennae in use. This is helpful in ...
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Signal and Wi-Fi coverage loss on Samsung Galaxy S4

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (i9505), rooted with CyanogeMod 11. Recently, I moved to the stock Samsung ROM with the KitKat update, and I noticed a big loss on both signal and Wi-Fi coverage. How do ...
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My Sony Xperia E keeps losing coverage

Both a Sony Xperia E today and its randomly losing coverage out of nowhere? I always have coverage with every other phone but this phone I keep losing signal! Is this a software issue or can it be ...
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After rooting my verizon Galaxy S3, I have no data or cellular connection?

So, when I first rooted my phone, everything worked fine. I had used CM 10.1 (Or at least some version of Cyanogenmod). Being curious, I wanted to try other ROMs. I then installed MUIU v5. Didn't like ...
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Poor signal strengths on Samsung S950C Galaxy S Inside the house

I recently bought the Samsung S950C Galaxy S phone from Walmart and am considering returning it. (I wanted the Galaxy SII but was told by a sales person that it wouldn't work in my area (03813)). The ...
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Red cell signal strength icon on Karbonn A9S

My Karbonn A9S Android phone signal strength icon is red colour. I can call anybody normally, but whenever others calls me, it take more time to connect to my phone, sometimes it won't connect. ...