1. kch50428's Avatar
    Dial *228 and select option 2...

    To check PRL Version - dial *#5005*4357# hit send...

    New version # is 52297
    04-29-2011 01:13 PM
  2. coltsbr's Avatar
    Just updated mine, Thanks
    04-29-2011 02:10 PM
  3. jeff1974w's Avatar
    May just be in your area. Mine was the same after *228
    04-29-2011 03:26 PM
  4. Ringfinger's Avatar
    I'm updated.
    04-29-2011 03:40 PM
  5. coltsbr's Avatar
    May just be in your area. Mine was the same after *228
    I'm in Ohio, I went from 52257 to 52297.
    04-29-2011 04:32 PM
  6. joekawasaki's Avatar
    Updated. Went from 30266 to 30268
    04-29-2011 04:54 PM
  7. Laurieg's Avatar
    Please don't laugh, but what does a PRL update do for you and can you update if your phone is jail broken?
    04-29-2011 04:54 PM
  8. kch50428's Avatar
    Please don't laugh, but what does a PRL update do for you and can you update if your phone is jail broken?
    PRL = Preferred Roaming List

    It's a database of system IDs housed in the phone that tells it which towers to connect to, in what order when you are away from the system ID designated as your 'home' system.

    And yes, you can update if you're jail broken.
    04-29-2011 05:09 PM
  9. kch50428's Avatar
    Updated. Went from 30266 to 30268
    You still have an old Alltel plan?
    04-29-2011 05:10 PM
  10. imandroid's Avatar
    May just be in your area. Mine was the same after *228
    Make sure you power down then turn back on. Works Just fine
    04-29-2011 10:32 PM
  11. j7469's Avatar
    Dial *228 and select option 2...

    To check PRL Version - dial *#5005*4357# hit send...

    New version # is 52297
    Nice find on how to find the PRL version. Now if we could only find out how to get field test we'd be in business.
    04-29-2011 11:00 PM
  12. kch50428's Avatar
    Nice find on how to find the PRL version. Now if we could only find out how to get field test we'd be in business.
    Found it on Howard Forums... saved it in my contacts
    04-29-2011 11:19 PM
  13. Mizzy60's Avatar
    Nice. Thanks.
    04-29-2011 11:45 PM
  14. joekawasaki's Avatar
    You still have an old Alltel plan?
    Yes, I do. And it's $13 per month cheaper than the comparable Verizon plan.
    04-30-2011 08:21 AM
  15. j7469's Avatar
    Bump

    There's a new update (6/19/11), follow the same instructions above (or below) to find the PRL # which should be 52341 after the update.

    *228 option 2 is how to update and Dialing *#5005*4357# to see what version you have.
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    06-19-2011 10:11 AM
  16. dmt316's Avatar
    Bump

    There's a new update (6/19/11), follow the same instructions above (or below) to find the PRL # which should be 52341 after the update.

    *228 option 2 is how to update and Dialing *#5005*4357# to see what version you have.
    *#5005* isnt working.. just gives me the call cannot be completed.....
    06-19-2011 08:15 PM
  17. kch50428's Avatar
    *#5005* isnt working.. just gives me the call cannot be completed.....
    If you just did the *#5005* - you left off the very important 4357# part...

    I just saved the whole *#5005*4357# in my phonebook as PRL Check - works every time.
    06-19-2011 08:22 PM
  18. dmt316's Avatar
    If you just did the *#5005* - you left off the very important 4357# part...

    I just saved the whole *#5005*4357# in my phonebook as PRL Check - works every time.
    i did dial the whole thing, was just being lazy, lol it works on my wifes ip4, wonder if it has something to do with ios 5
    06-20-2011 07:30 AM
  19. Dustoff-00's Avatar
    OK, wasn't having problems but decided to update anyway.

    went from 52297
    now have 52341

    what is significant about this change?
    06-20-2011 08:58 AM
  20. bizzob223#IM's Avatar
    Kinda weird. I just updated mine and it is still 52297. Any idea why it wouldn't update? Is it area specifica?
    06-20-2011 03:40 PM
  21. FrekeyZeeky's Avatar
    Kinda weird. I just updated mine and it is still 52297. Any idea why it wouldn't update? Is it area specifica?
    I had to update twice for mine to work. *228 seemed to be acting weird the first time I did it
    06-20-2011 03:42 PM
  22. FrekeyZeeky's Avatar
    OK, wasn't having problems but decided to update anyway.

    went from 52297
    now have 52341

    what is significant about this change?
    Nothing significant, just something that is good to keep up to date.
    06-20-2011 03:43 PM
  23. j7469's Avatar
    OK, wasn't having problems but decided to update anyway.

    went from 52297
    now have 52341

    what is significant about this change?
    It updates the software that the phone used to determine which cell tower to use. It does not necessarily mean that your service will improve on every update but it if you travel its definitely wise to keep up to date. When Verizon adds new towers or adds more towers for roaming, you'll need the new PRL to access them.

    FYI, *228 option 2 works on all Verizon wireless phone but the PRL version will be different (at least it is on my wife's Droid 2).
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    06-20-2011 05:38 PM
  24. Dustoff-00's Avatar
    It updates the software that the phone used to determine which cell tower to use. It does not necessarily mean that your service will improve on every update but it if you travel its definitely wise to keep up to date. When Verizon adds new towers or adds more towers for roaming, you'll need the new PRL to access them.

    FYI, *228 option 2 works on all Verizon wireless phone but the PRL version will be different (at least it is on my wife's Droid 2).
    Thanks, I do travel a lot. So this should help.
    06-20-2011 05:54 PM
  25. RC28's Avatar
    Thanks! Just updated!
    06-20-2011 07:08 PM
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