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  Reply # 479038 8-Jun-2011 17:29
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I also had the emergency call only problem on my offical stock Telecom Milestone every time i restarted , my solution once turned back on was to turn "flight mode" on wait a few seconds then off and it then connected fine :)



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  Reply # 479048 8-Jun-2011 17:41
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for options it has

WCDMA only
GSM auto (PRL)
CDMA auto (PRL)
CDMA only
EvDo only
GSM/CDMA auto (PRL)
Unknown

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  Reply # 479102 8-Jun-2011 21:08
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WCDMA only, I would think.

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  Reply # 479108 8-Jun-2011 21:20
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Whaaaaaat. Why would it have an option for CDMA?

If you go into menu, is there an application called 'Y!X TWORLD' or YourTelecom?




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  Reply # 479121 8-Jun-2011 21:40
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will try wcdma next time n see if it does the same thing again.

and no those applications arent there

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  Reply # 479199 9-Jun-2011 09:23
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Telecom's IMEI checker is not 100% reliable; I've even had it report a Telecom-provided device as incompatible!

If you do a network scan, what do you see?



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  Reply # 479222 9-Jun-2011 10:19
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If I scan the networks right now it gets Telecom NZ, 2degrees, vodafone NZ. But it when I go slightly further out when the reception is no good for Telecom only.

Have emailed telecom and they said if I have only been given the choices I mentioned for preferred network then it needs to b set to WCDMA only. So have been trying that

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  Reply # 479230 9-Jun-2011 10:46
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If it doesn't have the Telecom apps in the menu, then it is likely either:

A non telecom sourced device (makes sense by your experience) or
not on the factory rom


If it's the first, then it's just not going to work properly ever, due to a hardware difference.

If it's the second then it may just need to be reloaded with the factory software, but I don't know much about that.

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  Reply # 480814 13-Jun-2011 23:40
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Is there anything saying cyanogen in the settings menu?
Cyanogen is the most popular 3rd party rom for it.

When i loaded it on, i forgot to backup the radio settings, and it went to the UK files. Then found it would only work on one tower in hawkes bay which was 2100mhz. So i had to try the radio files from various countries and ended up using brunai or thailand or some weird country to get it working. 
In wellington it would have worked fine because they have 2100mhz all over the place but up here, its almost all 850mhz.
 




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  Reply # 481560 15-Jun-2011 18:04
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joff_nz: Whaaaaaat. Why would it have an option for CDMA?



They're options on all Android handsets, some newer handsets have options for LTE and/or WiMAX too! Most phones won't have the options listed, but that doesn't mean the software support isn't there. I'll flick you an email tomorrow :)




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  Reply # 481589 15-Jun-2011 18:52
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raytaylor: Is there anything saying cyanogen in the settings menu?
Cyanogen is the most popular 3rd party rom for it.

When i loaded it on, i forgot to backup the radio settings, and it went to the UK files. Then found it would only work on one tower in hawkes bay which was 2100mhz. So i had to try the radio files from various countries and ended up using brunai or thailand or some weird country to get it working. 
In wellington it would have worked fine because they have 2100mhz all over the place but up here, its almost all 850mhz.
 



not that i can see? i called 2degrees and they said it may be the software but havent got back to me again yet

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