New to razr some questions

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    I just got the razr and love it. A few signal issues but will work out the kinks. Also when will we get jellybean? How can I get the circles widget and what is the best rom?
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    We should get Jelly Bean sometime between Jan and Mar 2013 if all goes well, that is the latest schedule released by Verizon. I think you can download circle widgets from the Play Store. As far as the best ROM, that is a matter of personal opinion. I recommend you go to the home page of this forum and look under the ROM sub forum, you'll find a lot of information there. Another site that has a lot of information about ROMs for the Razr is Droidrzr.com. Keep in mind you must be rooted and have something like safestrap or bootstrap installed to flash a custom ROM. Most ROMs these days require safestrap.
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    ok. Is there a special radio I need to get lte? Just curious because the guy at best buy used *228 to activate my phone which I thought messed up 4g somehow.
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    The guy at best buy didn't activate a sim card for you?

    Sent from my XT912 running KOA resurrection CM10 jelly bean
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    Dunno. he was having problems so called *228 and said it was working but didn't have 4g. He restarted it and it had 4g. I really don't know what he did. I don't think he knew what he did.
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    Yea 4g shouldn't be activated through *228... Run a speed test (free on gplay) and see what your speeds are...
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    Yea was at a state championship football game saturday in the middle of a 4g city and only got 3g. I don't know why the guy called *228? I got a replacement for my fiance's phone and there are detailed instructions to call an 800 number to activate the sim card. Should I call and request a new sim card?
    also will android beam work with the phone?
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    If you're in the middle of a high occupancy situation 4g will suck. When we have a nascar race at&t, verizon etc. Brings out portable antennas to enhance the coverage at the event. Any broadband service is limited to the amount of traffic it can withstand.
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    I don't know if this matters but it was only like 7 or 8,000 people. The stadium only holds 12,000.
    Also is there nfc or android beam for the razr?
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    No nfc or beam on razr or razr maxx. The new razr models have it

    Sent from my XT912 running KOA resurrection CM10 jelly bean
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    so even when we get jellybean no beam? Do I need a new sim card?
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    No new card needed