Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 phone with android 2.1 OS.

When I enable GPRS I am getting dropped calls and weak signal. When I disable GPRS I find my calls don't drop and the signal much better.

Is it a hardware issue or service provider issue or a software issue? How can I fix it?

  • GPRS? Do you mean GPS? – ale Dec 14 '10 at 13:11
  • Perhaps he means GPRS data. – Matthew Read Dec 14 '10 at 17:58
  • Poor Battery just last 7-8 hrs. Severe call drops No front camera. A bad buy for me, I would never rec – Nisar Ahmed Jan 22 '11 at 7:22

It's almost certainly a software issue, I have read forum posts saying that the call gets dropped when apps/accounts try to sync over the data connection. As a temporary solution you can turn off account sync/background data. Hopefully it will be fixed in 2.2.

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  • hi, Thx a lot for u'r reply, really appreciate u'r prompt response... Can i update software 2.1 to 2.2. how can i do that. is it available for Galaxy 3.. Thanks in advance.... joby – joby Dec 17 '10 at 4:43
  • Yes, you can get 2.2 via Kies. Get it from samsung.com/in/consumer/mobile-phone/mobile-phone/touch-phone/… – Matthew Read Dec 17 '10 at 4:55
  • I'm excited! My latest Kies download is under progress now.... Please tell me, is 2.2 official upgrade released? – IsmailS Jan 11 '11 at 6:03
  • Yes, Kies will get you the official upgrade. – Matthew Read Jan 11 '11 at 14:34

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