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Posts: 12
Registered: ‎12-26-2011
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9900
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Network Mode Switch No Longer Possible After Upgrade

Hello. I can't switch from 3G/H+ to 2G any longer. I could do this when I still had the OS 7.0 running on my Torch 9810 (AT&T). This changed after I upgraded to the OS 7.1. Now, when I go to the "Networks and Connections" option, all I see is "Manual and "Automatic"...I don't see any options to switch between 2G or 3G/H+...Even when I try switching manually to 2G (selecting 2G from the list of available networks), it still stays on 3G/H+...I have just upgraded to the latest official release: OS 7.1 Bundle 1997 (7.1.0.694 , Platform 5.1.0.507) but still, there are no changes on that. I need to have this feature because staying put on 3G/H+ means faster battery consumption and I don't want that. Please, your assistance is needed. Thanks.
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Registered: ‎12-25-2012
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My Carrier: TIM

Re: Network Mode Switch No Longer Possible After Upgrade

same problem :smileymad:

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Re: Network Mode Switch No Longer Possible After Upgrade

1.On the home screen, click the connections area at the top of the screen, or click the Manage Connections icon.2.
Click Networks and Connections > Mobile Network.•
To connect to CDMA networks only, set the Network Technology field to 3G.•
To connect to either a GSM or CDMA network, set the Network Technology field to Global.•
To connect to GSM networks only, set the Network Technology field to GSM/UMTS. To optimize network coverage, set the Network Mode field to one of the following: 2G & 3G or 2G & 3G/4G or 2G & 3G/H+. The options that appear in the Network Mode field depend on your wireless service provider.

 




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Posts: 12
Registered: ‎12-26-2011
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9900
My Carrier: MTN Nigeria

Re: Network Mode Switch No Longer Possible After Upgrade

Mine doesn't have the Network Technology option. What do I do?