just rooted, worse reception?

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  1. Grey Hawk
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    Used the sholes app and now I'm getting 1x a lot and no bars then like four randomly. I tried *228 I don't see a change help?
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    I had that after I initially installed the 2.0.3 sholes app. I did a battery pull and haven't had that problem since. Hopefully it works for you as well.
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    I have noticed this many times as well. Currently running sholes 2.0.3 and getting great reception, but as to why it's fine now, I have no idea. Perhaps it was a battery pull, or one of the many reboots, kernel swaps or other general tinkering, but I'm not touching a thing now.
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    How do you do a battery pull?
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    power off, take out battery for a few minutes, reinsert, power on.
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    Ugh not really any better, I'm only getting 1 bar in my house now, and I'm staring at my old phone which has 3 right now. :mad:
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    Are you making test calls? Is the call quality crap?
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    I've heard nothing but problems with Sholes. I tried one of their earlier releases and it was the buggiest ROM ever.
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    Dial *22899 and let it do it's thing. Then report back to us.
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    it's always possible it's not the phone but the signal in your area. I had no service in a 2 mile radius of my house for almost 2 weeks when usually i have full strength bars and 2mb/s 3g. after many calls it came back up.

    It could be a buggy sholes rom I don't know. I have not heard anyone losing cell reception from using a rom, wifi and tether yes, but never cell reception. maybe it's a bad phone too?

    Hope you get it fixed.
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    Make sure your auto roaming within your network settings is still turned on, i noticed that my signal changed a little bit when I updated to sholes and somewhere along the line my roaming got changed
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    I noticed this too. It has happened since I rooted my phone with every rom I have tried. I notice while watching videos it switches to 1x alot...
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    I'm having this exact same issue. Verizon has a trouble ticket on it for me. I was getting 3G just fine then on 2/10 suddenly I went to 1x. My wife's Blackberry Curve is also having reception difficulties. I'm down to 1 to 2 bars on my phone reception. Also I see that since I unplugged at 7:00 am 20% of the time I have been completely without a signal. I am not rooted anymore.
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