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Topic # 56521 15-Jan-2010 08:54
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Hey people, need some help with a phone i just purchased from TradeMe.

It's a brand new Motorola v3xx, however it's an imported one that is branded AT&T.

I'm having issues with receiption; the signil always seems to drop out to emergency only or no service.

I've setup internet on the device but was wondering if there was anything else i needed to do? All settings for network etc are set to automatic.

The trademe listing of the phone is below:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=264191715


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  Reply # 290199 15-Jan-2010 09:12
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What bands does the handset support?

If its from the US might support GSM850 /GSM1800 and you will only get coverage from Vodafone NZ GSM 1800 capacity sites

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  Reply # 290201 15-Jan-2010 09:14
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It supports:

1900
900/1800
WCDMA 2100
WCDMA 850/1900

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  Reply # 290202 15-Jan-2010 09:16
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Did you get the specs from Motorola or the trader?







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  Reply # 290207 15-Jan-2010 09:28
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i got the specs form the motorola network settings menu.

You can manually select each band but it's currently set to automatic.



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  Reply # 290209 15-Jan-2010 09:29
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btw, the only reaosn why i purchased a new phone is becuase my other Motorola k3 got stolen earlier in the week.... really $*#&$^ me off.

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  Reply # 290228 15-Jan-2010 10:06
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Lock it to GSM only what happens?



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  Reply # 290232 15-Jan-2010 10:11
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Same issues....

This is my fault, i shouldn't have purchased from trademe. There is no way i'll get my money back.... even though it was advertised as a 3g phone and the guy said it will work perfectly in nz.

Oh well, i'll just bite the bullet i think and buy another one.

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  Reply # 290243 15-Jan-2010 10:26
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Use it as a paper weight

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  Reply # 290279 15-Jan-2010 12:11
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Being WCDMA 850, use it on Telecom XT,

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