troyd96 Posted July 27, 2012 Author Share Posted July 27, 2012 Do you recall for sure how the Settings -> About screen reported dBm before the update? If you are right about the update changing that screen to read CDMA voice strength instead of LTE strength, then this phone may have no way to show a dBm reading for LTE. Unless some third-party developer writes as app to pull it from the Android API, which is not standardized or well documented for this purpose. Just to be sure, maybe somebody else with a GS3 in an LTE market could do some before-and-after tests of this particular screen when applying the update. I remember seeing anywhere from -90 to -98 or so when getting LTE in my office before, and my signal bars while connected to LTE would be 1-2 bars at most. As soon as it switched over to 3G the bars went back to full bars of course because my building has an internal Sprint Tower in it to get 3G coverage in the building. I am having less problems with the 3G overriding the LTE signal in here though. Now of course if I leave my office and go more toward the interior of the building the internal 3G signal overrides it but this is most likely because the 4G signal isn't penetrating the building enough. It would be nice to see if they turn on anymore LTE towers close if it can overpower our internal 3G tower in the future. Edit: Oh yeah just a follow up on those LTE apps we talked about a few weeks ago. I played around with all of them they do nothing to help us. There is also a hidden menu that is just for LTE also, but clicking on any of the buttons does nothing that I can see. Maybe this update fixed most of our woes. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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