Another Bionic that can't get a data connection... no 4G/3G/1X signal.. only wifi...

Discussion in 'Droid Bionic Tech Support' started by dlo-htown, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. dlo-htown

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    I'm in Houston. And unless Verizon is having network problems (ala Comcast cable), my Bionic is now unable to get any data signal on Verizons OTA system.

    Ya, I saw another thread, but I started a new one on purpose so that people can see if it's a growing problem instead of an isolated incident.

    If no data signal by tomorrow morning, my 1st stop will be to the Verizon store to exchange it. I will raise holy hell if they try to charge me anything for it too.

    I was hoping this phone was gonna kick ass... but with problems like this, it's practically at POS status in my book.
     
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    This is a reported issue with the phone. I only have 3G in my area, and the phone keeps dropping the data connection. It seems to be getting worse. Ive had mine since release day, and on release day I had no data for 3 hours...

    Today I have had to toggle airplane mode a few times, and then the last time, I had to reboot the phone...

    This is not related to any outage.
     
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    I'm in VA and don't even have 1x. (We don't have 4G here in VA Beach yet) I had to turn on wifi to get any service. :-/ this started late this afternoon. Fairly widespread apparently.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
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    Something is up with the data connection on this phone. My gf with her iphone 4 sitting right next to me... we don't get 4g, just 3g... gets great dl/upload speeds like a foot away from me. Mine is searching for 3g. 5 minutes no connection. And she just uploaded pictures and tagged me on fb. I love this phone... but damn.... my og droid got better reception.
     
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    im in the same boat im thinking of returning it and getting a new one but what if that has the same issue as the first thats the only issue with the phone i have now otherwise its rock solid no other issues
     
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    Returning it for a new one won't make a difference. I did that already an same problem. I believe it's a software issue..

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    yep, im having the same issue, its a known problem with this phone and they say it would be fixed next software release. i would think that verizon would make that fix sooner than that, if we all are having problems with the connection wouldnt it be nice if they gave a $h1t about us and fix it like today?
     
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    i have 3 ideas to make our voice heard.

    1. we all call verizon and demand to get credit for the data service until its fixed.
    2. we all return the phone until its fixed.
    3. we all make allot of noise about this on every blog site and on every forum. i want to hear about it on every news channel.
     
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    And another one!

    Purchased yesterday. No connection today. Grrrrrr.
     
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    Maybe we're just holding it wrong :D
     
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