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- 08-31-2011, 12:17 PM #12iPhone Newbie
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AT&T Mark the Spot app
LOL. Even though it's kind of painful.
In the SF Bay Area, AT&T is spotty at best. In some areas the AT&T signal strength is very strong. But in many areas I've seen my iPhone 4 fail over to EDGE. I use the free "AT&T Mark the Spot" app often. It sends a report to AT&T with location information and network diagnostics. (Or it saves a draft of the report if you're getting zero bars, then sends it later when you're connected...)
Here's a link to AT&T Mark the Spot: AT&T Mark the Spot for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store
Last edited by FlopTech; 08-31-2011 at 12:20 PM. Reason: added "free"
- 08-31-2011, 12:23 PM #13
I'm not in the US so I never understand the complaints I hear. I'm on Fido in Canada and have been for well over 10 years. I've never had problems even when I used to use Nokia feature phones. However a co-worker of mine got an iPhone 4 on another carrier Telus. Out offices are right beside each other and when I have 4 bars he has none to 1. He was missiing calls like crazy and at different parts of the building the signal would go up and down like a roller coaster. We put his sim in my phone and it was playing the same reception ping pong so it wasn't an issue with the phone. I was like have to tell friends never to use that carrier.
- 09-03-2011, 03:46 PM #15
This is way too funny!!!!!!!!
I am in New York City and it is a nightmare to use the phone on AT&T's network. I used AT&T for a week then switched back to my original provider - T-Mobile (who I thought was the worst carrier out there) and learned to appreciate them. I have an iPad 3G and the only reason I purchased it under AT&T and not Verizon is because of my frequent overseas traveling and the convenience of switching sim cards as I please. It is nearly impossible to use the AT&T Internet in certain places within Manhattan. I have a jailbroken iPad and I frequently need to use ibluever to tether my iPad to my Blackberry and I can literally feel the difference. What a shame.
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- 09-11-2011, 06:17 PM #17
I just started with AT&T 2 days ago, and I've been with the other three major carriers. My decision to join AT&T was based on 2 factors. 1: I'm getting a 13 percent discount on service because of my employer. 2: For the last 2 years, my relatives and myself have done an annual camping trip. Both years, the ONLY phones that have had reception out in the middle of nowhere, were the AT&T phones. Even though both of the carriers I was with each year swore up and down they had coverage there...I had none. So here I am! So far, so good. No reception issues or dropped calls in the areas that I frequent while working and the weekends.
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- 10-12-2011, 04:31 PM #20
Zero signal in my house. Drop calls on my way home from work (7 miles) at least once during every call. If I didn't love the voice/data ability I'd be way more ticked off. Of course, that only matters if I can keep a call going. In my house I literally have to wander around to find a signal strong enough to send a picture via text message.
If I lived in the sticks I'd understand. I don't, however, and am very frustrated.