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Device stays on GSM

When the device is in a very weak or no signal area for a long period of time, it only comes back on to GSM when returning to a good signal area. I have to do a hard reset on the device to get it back on to GPRS. Anyone know why or how to overcome this? Many thanks.

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  • Aaron Prentice
    Aaron Prentice Dec 18, 2007

    Yep, this used to happen to mine all the time!

    & it used to SCREACH down my ear before connecting a call.

    Orange gave me an upgrade.

  • bw65587 Jan 07, 2008

    Yeah, this is what I have had to do previously or a Alt + Shift + Backspace reset. Just had to do one now as a matter of fact. I will look at upgrading the software. Thank you.



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You may need to upgrade software, but if you have a sim card pull your sim card and battery leave them out for a couple minutes, put phone back together and see if it resolves your issue, could be a glitch in the network.

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