Hacking/tweaking 3G settings and the radio driver

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Global' started by kptphalkon, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. goofycoolguy
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    Ive tried 5 times to do the second part. but every time i hook the phone in pc mode and turn on Radio Comm i never get a green light in Radio detection. Help please :'/
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    Hi, i'm very interested in this speed hack to see if it works. I downloaded ES file explorer, and when i access the "data" file, i only have two options. One is like color note, and com.mufumbo.craigslist.notification.androidtemp. I also can't find the option to click on the "Blue SD Card". Any help would be appreciated, also I am rooted.
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    Hi to all. I had problem with my D2G and that is that I dont get voice when Im connected to gsm 2G network. On 3G voice works normal, data works on both with no problems. I search to maybe upgrade radio of the phone but i dont find anything like that.
    Is there anybody with souch problem?

    And another question what is default value of 01C2 location?

    BR
    Sandi
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    First off thanks to the op, I'm always looking for ways to speed up 3g. My problem is this.. the first hack where you put the lines of code in local prop. I copied them and placed them there with extra line as per the op. Then I rebooted and found data didn't work at all..speedtest app and fcc speedtest (which i had just used before reboot) both fc and wouldnt open. I do not know why it breaks my data completley?! Can someone please help me out here as i am in need of it to work since been getting slow speeds lately and also being throttled. As for 2nd hack, it looks kinda intimidating as your changing radio settings, and o havent tried it yet. Before i do, can anyone verify the 2nd hack actually works and notcied a change, and that nothing bad came from it(charges ect). All help is greatly appreciated.

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    My problem with the second part is I don't know what initial choice to make in the drop down box, do I just not pick anything because the option the OP said to use isn't one of the options on the box

    Sent from my Boeing approved rooted and Apex'd Gingerbread D2G
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    do you have to be rooted? (my phone says its rooted but i cannot give wifi signal to other devices (brings up verizon mobile hotspot)) my phone wont let me open Root Manager. After i allowed superuser it just force closes. :(

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    i used ES file Explorer and i couldnt find local.prop under /data. only thing there were two folders: colornote and Mortplayer.
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    ok i got Root Explorer to work. but this will work on mi rooted D2G Gingerbread .607? right?
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    I don't know if this works in gingerbread. I tried running an aggressive 3g tweak on the froyo kernel CM7 and it broke my 3g and wifi, and I had to sbf and reflash to get wifi working again (restoring original build.prop didn't help)

    Use at your own risk.
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    i tried it and my 3G with 4 signal bars give me 1000kbps to 2500kbps. wen signal bars is low and i have 1X i get the usual 100 kbps :)
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    Wow...which one did u use to getthose results? The build prop or one where hook it up to computer and all that?

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    I used d build prop I guess. I js followed d instructions on dis thread :p lol used speedtest.net .. I never hooked it up to d computer.
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    So instead of using STELM I used RDELM for all you people who were wondering what the stock value is supposed to be. The data value I got by reading the element was 01, the same as the OP was having us set it at...so I'm not convinced that this hack actually does anything (maybe if VZW throttles you it changes this value and I haven't been throttled? Or maybe another tweak I've installed has changed this element, but I don't think flashing anything through CWR can affect the radio when the bootloader is locked).
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    I tried the first hack in the local.prop and noticed an instant increase in data speed. I must say I am impressed, thanks for the info. I'll try the second and see if it makes any difference.
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    I want to try the radiocomm hack, but first I would like to know if I can and how to reverse this if I am unhappy with the results. So has anybody done this and then undone it?
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    Would love to try the 3g hack, but in root explorer, I can't find the local.prop file. I am having problems with my root, explained in another forum, but just because I can't get root explorer to give read-write permissions, I should still be able to find the file, eh? Thanks!

    D2G rooted.
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    Does our root explorer have to be "Root Explorer"? I am using File Expert now (free) and can see my \data directory, but when I open it, it's empty. So I'm assuming that I need to just buy Root Explorer.
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    I'm using Root Explorer and mine is empty as well. Could be a root problem ....

    D2G rooted.
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    I've got root, that I'm certain of. TiBa can freeze my apps and also Root Checker says I'm rooted. I'm very interested to get at least the first hack tried out. My DL speeds are terrrrrible.
    My last 4 pings: 184ms, 174ms, 377ms, 185ms
    My last 4 DL speeds: 168Kb, 40Kb, 64 Kb, 64Kb
    My last 4 UP speeds: 521Kb, 725Kb, 609Kb, 493Kb

    Pretty outstanding huh?
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2011
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