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# 173863 9-Jun-2015 08:57
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Hi everyone, I recently bought a LG G2 in from China, its the D802 international version. I struggle to get any 3G reception, if I have it on GSM/WCDMA its always disconnecting and reconnecting as its searching for 3G and not finding it. I did notice when I was in Hamilton I could get 3G (not 4G) but as soon as I am not in a main city I can only set my phone to GSM 2g for it to work. I have tried a new sim card (vodafone) and I have tried updating to Lollipop, makes no difference. I did also try my wifes 2 degrees card which seemed to work for a while but then not.

Basically my question now after looking at my options is - does Vodafone NZ etc have some setting or something I need to change - ie they dont allow imported phones to work properly on there 3g?

I have treid a few different apn settings, and gone into the hidden menu and tried different settings, with no real luck.

My phone is now rooted on Lollipop


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  # 1320007 9-Jun-2015 09:29
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My pick would be that you don't have an 802, and that the phone you have doesn't support the correct bands for NZ.

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  # 1320009 9-Jun-2015 09:31
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Thanks for the reply, the phone has 802 written on the back, and all the codes used, and upgrades etc have been for 802.
I can go into the hidden menu and can select the various frequencies but havent had much luck.


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  # 1320903 10-Jun-2015 09:36
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My imported G2 D802 works fine with Spark and 2Degrees.

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  # 1321962 10-Jun-2015 11:12
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Thanks for letting me know, Im wondering if its a problem with the phone itself now. i have even tried flashing different modems of XDA website but no change

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  # 1323624 12-Jun-2015 19:00
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i have found that if i put my wifes 2degrees sim card in it works fine and connects to 3g. and my vodafone sim works fine in her s3. why would there be incompatibilty between my vodafone sim and my lg g2. when i try to manually select the network it finds vodafone wcdma but says unable to connect at this time

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