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Topic # 114489 21-Feb-2013 12:29 Send private message

Hi

Not sure if this is a 2 Degrees problem or Android problem so I threw it in here.  Anyway got a Galaxy S3 on the weekend and have set it up for email.  The phone is running 4.1.2.  When connected to wi-fi the email synchs every 15 minutes, when on mobile data sometimes it synchs sometimes it stops synching.  If I do a manual synch it appears to hang.  If I disable mobile data and then enable it the email synchs.

Any one got any ideas about this?




Thanks




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  Reply # 766974 21-Feb-2013 12:34 Send private message

One other thing the mobile data arrows at the top of the screen show a H or H+, while sitting at the same location.

Also it seems to hang if no mail has come in for 15 - 30 minutes.

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  Reply # 766985 21-Feb-2013 12:38 Send private message

could be the modem our its settings

ie which modem are you running see settings bottom option

ie fast dormancy on vs off

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  Reply # 766991 21-Feb-2013 12:46 Send private message

Location?






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  Reply # 766994 21-Feb-2013 12:55 Send private message

I'm in Christchurch.  It's happening at work which is in Middleton.  I will try it home tonight and see what happens.

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  Reply # 766995 21-Feb-2013 12:57 Send private message

Try different locations before changing anything on the handset






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  Reply # 767000 21-Feb-2013 13:02 Send private message

Can't find a modem option.  Reading about fast dormancy that may be it, the H or H+ do disappear from the mobile data symbol.



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  Reply # 767001 21-Feb-2013 13:03 Send private message

johnr: Try different locations before changing anything on the handset


Will do that tonight.  Thanks.

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  Reply # 767422 22-Feb-2013 09:14 Send private message

Can't say that i've ever seen H+ in Wellington on 2D




this is a slap in the face!



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  Reply # 768723 25-Feb-2013 09:08 Send private message

So over the weekend, at home, had the same problems.  Also noticed the data signal is switching back and forth from H/H+ to 3G.  Tried deleting the email account and recreating but same thing happens, fine on wi-fi, dodgy on mobile data.  I'm in Auckland tomorrow and the next day so will see if it is the same when away from Christchurch.

Anyone know if there is a email program that will switch mobile data off and on when synching?  Would'nt be ideal but it may solve my problem.



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  Reply # 768864 25-Feb-2013 12:53 Send private message

Thought I would try a different email client so I loaded K9 mail. So far so good. Will give it a couple of days and then post back.

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  Reply # 768875 25-Feb-2013 13:15 Send private message

wallop: So over the weekend, at home, had the same problems.  Also noticed the data signal is switching back and forth from H/H+ to 3G.


This is normal.





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  Reply # 768912 25-Feb-2013 13:45 Send private message

Where did you get the phone from? Ie what modem is it using (see Information)

What is your exact location?

A ny other persons on 2d data In the exact location as you and if they have the same problem it's the network if they don't it's not



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  Reply # 768916 25-Feb-2013 13:49 Send private message

Got the phone from 2 degrees.  Wife has a iphone so when I get back from Auckland I will test with that phone.



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  Reply # 768922 25-Feb-2013 14:10 Send private message

freitasm:
wallop: So over the weekend, at home, had the same problems.  Also noticed the data signal is switching back and forth from H/H+ to 3G.


This is normal.



I presumed that if the phone is not moving the type of signal would remain the same.  So I will ignore the switching now.

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  Reply # 768923 25-Feb-2013 14:17 Send private message

wallop: Got the phone from 2 degrees.  Wife has a iphone so when I get back from Auckland I will test with that phone.


apart from email not syncing can you actually surf the net? maybe there is an isolated problem with either email active exchange or the remote server rather than the data connection itself (ie a secondary disconnection/hang - not sure if there's such a thing)

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