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  Reply # 771718 28-Feb-2013 14:21
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Nokia Support didn't have any answers. Was told to try a VF store and see if a sim which has had 4G work before, worked on my phone. Or maybe my sim in a phone which has had 4G working on it and see if it's my sim

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  Reply # 771738 28-Feb-2013 14:41
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By going into field test mode, settings > Network Type > 4G only.

NOW 4G works.

However irritating, why won't it work in the automatic setup..

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 771740 28-Feb-2013 14:43
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However note that you won't have any coverage OUTSIDE of 4G areas. Also remember 4G is for data only, so switching to 4G only you won't have voice calls.




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  Reply # 771742 28-Feb-2013 14:46
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Ah, knew the first part of that, completely forgot about not getting voice calls..

Any thoughts on why we're not getting the option for 4G under normal settings

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  Reply # 771753 28-Feb-2013 14:53
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Badboy2303: Any thoughts on why we're not getting the option for 4G under normal settings
The functionality seems to be turned off in the firmware by the phone provider. On my parallel import device I do see 4G under the normal settings.

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  Reply # 771758 28-Feb-2013 14:56
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cdouble:
Badboy2303: Any thoughts on why we're not getting the option for 4G under normal settings
The functionality seems to be turned off in the firmware by the phone provider. On my parallel import device I do see 4G under the normal settings.


correct. The carrier decided to disable 4G in the ROM image they use on the phones they sell here


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  Reply # 771762 28-Feb-2013 15:05
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Since changing to 4G Only, then changing back to automatic, 4G seems to have stayed.. Don't have the chance to test calling my phone. But i've disabled and re-enabled automatic, rebooted my phone.
4G is still there.

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  Reply # 771899 28-Feb-2013 19:41
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Does anyone know where to find the unbranded firmware for the 920 under NaviFirm Plus.
I know where to find the telecom firmware but I am hoping there is an unbranded option.

Dion

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  Reply # 771900 28-Feb-2013 19:46
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mckenndk: Does anyone know where to find the unbranded firmware for the 920 under NaviFirm Plus.


Try:

059Q9P1-1232.5951.1249.1002 (CV-AUNZ)

That's what I downloaded should the need arise, but haven't tried flashing to it yet.  The 'CV' roms are unbranded.



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  Reply # 771901 28-Feb-2013 19:46
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I've read about Settings > access point

Does activating Vodafone help? At home I don't have 4G coverage so I can't really check :\

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  Reply # 771928 28-Feb-2013 20:48
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Badboy2303: I've read about Settings > access point

Does activating Vodafone help? At home I don't have 4G coverage so I can't really check :\


can you describe a bit more about what you mean by access point?

the Telecom NZ Nokia Lumia 920s don't have that setting

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  Reply # 771930 28-Feb-2013 20:50
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nathan:
Badboy2303: I've read about Settings > access point

Does activating Vodafone help? At home I don't have 4G coverage so I can't really check :\


can you describe a bit more about what you mean by access point?

the Telecom NZ Nokia Lumia 920s don't have that setting

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/access-point/ce3895c7-01d0-4daf-a4c3-25c10463942d

It's a nokia thing

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  Reply # 771934 28-Feb-2013 21:09
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Badboy2303:
nathan:
Badboy2303: I've read about Settings > access point

Does activating Vodafone help? At home I don't have 4G coverage so I can't really check :\


can you describe a bit more about what you mean by access point?

the Telecom NZ Nokia Lumia 920s don't have that setting

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/access-point/ce3895c7-01d0-4daf-a4c3-25c10463942d

It's a nokia thing


great, cool little app not heard of that one before

i cant test it as I'm in Sydney now but after installing it cant see that it will do it, looks like it sets APN and MMS based on your SIM

the Telecom NZ Nokia Lumia 920s have the 4G disabled in firmware

from my testing earlier today in Auckland the field test mode setting wont fix this, you'll need an unbranded open market 920, which doesn't have 4G disabled, or flash a new ROM onto the Telecom one

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  Reply # 771935 28-Feb-2013 21:10
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Alright, once this ROM has downloaded, i'm flashing it!

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  Reply # 771937 28-Feb-2013 21:14
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Badboy2303: Alright, once this ROM has downloaded, i'm flashing it!


will wait for your feedback to see if 4G works.




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