1. Nelson9937955's Avatar
    My wife and I got the newest 3GS phones, only difference being one is 8gb version other is 32gb. In side by side comparisons, the 8gb version seems to get a better signal alot of the time. On average of about 5 points in field test mode. Should they be getting exact same readings or is this normal? Should i look to get a different sim card?

    Also, on the 32gb version, you can get to fieldtest by using iphone search to search for "fieldtest" and it shows it. On the 8gb version you can't do this. Nothing comes up in search. You can only get to field test by punching in the right numbers on the key pad. Why is this??
    03-01-2010 02:16 AM
  2. MikeoxMiller#IM's Avatar
    I may be mistaken, but there is no 8gb 3GS. There is an 8gb and a 16gb 3G. The 3GS comes in 16gb and 32gb.

    As far as the fieldtest goes with the two phones, could just be random, something to do with cases on the phones, or some other small contributing factor. I'm sure someone with more expertise could help with that question.
    03-01-2010 07:41 AM
  3. flyingember's Avatar
    there are too many variables to make a test like that be remotely valid.

    even having two phones in the same area could change how they work as they put out radiation that affects each other

    on the access code, field test is an ATT tech system that isn't (necessarily) there for users to use.
    03-01-2010 09:33 AM
  4. Nelson9937955's Avatar
    And sorry I have 16gb and 32gb 3gs phones.
    03-01-2010 09:38 AM
  5. ifarlow's Avatar
    Also, on the 32gb version, you can get to fieldtest by using iphone search to search for "fieldtest" and it shows it.
    Hm... Nope. No fieldtest on my 32gb iPhone 3Gs.
    Last edited by ifonline; 03-13-2010 at 02:18 PM.
    03-01-2010 11:24 AM
  6. Nelson9937955's Avatar
    Thats very strange then. I start typing field in iphone search field and it starts popping right up
    03-01-2010 01:29 PM
  7. flyingember's Avatar
    Thats very strange then. I start typing field in iphone search field and it starts popping right up
    the search only looks for items you load on the phone. what type of icon comes up under this search result?
    03-01-2010 10:00 PM
  8. big9erfan's Avatar
    It looks like this:
    Fieldtest on 3GS on TwitPic

    I have the same thing on mine, and I never installed anything like this. I am jailbroken though, I wonder if the OP is too and that may have something to do with it.
    03-02-2010 12:32 AM
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