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Verizon users

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by mntbiker2008, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Apr 11, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    mntbiker2008

    mntbiker2008 [OP] First I derp.. then I herp

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    Has anyone here with Verizon phones (regular phone, not blackberry or droid) had any issues with losing service randomly? I have never had this issue up until a few weeks ago. I have tried to do the *228 and reactivate and update the satellites but nothing has worked. IDK if it is my phone but I have lost service 4 times today in my house. Each time this happens I have to restart the phone and I have service again. I have a few friends that are having the issue but not as much as me. Figured I would ask you all if you have noticed anything before I call them up and chew someones ear out.... If I really wanted to lose service this much I would have gone to AT&T. :mad:
     
  2. Apr 11, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    Pugga

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    It's happened from time to time but usually only in poor service areas. I have crappy service at my house so I can be talking to someone and then I get the beep that the call was dropped. Otherwise no, their reception is pretty good.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    rbeezy

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    nah i've never had any of the issues you're having. all i've had was the phone turning off randomly, even though it was fully charged.

    all i can say about yours is that it will lose signal when in a house, or any building. but thats normal for any phone carrier
     
  4. Apr 11, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    no not that i recall i just have an env touch. but will get smart phone in may. i know my most the time my phone wont let me talk and sometime text if it is charging. been doing it the past 3 months. it sucks! but it almost 2 years old... i love Verizon. have had it ever scenc i got my first phone. i have had Verizon for like 6 years. and one of the best service wis in this area!
     
  5. Apr 11, 2011 at 11:39 AM
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    yeah I can't remember the last time I did not have service (without this issue going on). I usually have full bars in just about every building.



    I just spoke with Verizon and they tried to run a test call on my phone or something and said it failed. The phone is 2 years old so I guess I am getting a new one. Hopefully it doesn't do it again on the new phone. Trying to decide between a Droid or just regular phone like I have now. :cool: decisions decisions....
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Never had an issue, and I live in a "fringe" service area. What kinda phone is it?
     
  7. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    mntbiker2008 [OP] First I derp.. then I herp

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    its an LG Versa I have never had issues until a couple weeks ago. lately its been horrible. I just reset the phone 5 times since I started this thread. I might have a destroy the phone thread coming up:cool:
     
  8. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    Did you call verizon?
     
  9. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    crap bolted and welded together....
    did they build a new tower pretty close to you recently? if your actually to close to a tower the signal bounces from that with a weak signal to one farther away.
     
  10. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    He's probably been on hold since he created this thread :rolleyes:
     
  11. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    crap bolted and welded together....
    just spoke with Verizon and they tried to run a test call on my phone or something and said it failed. from the OP
     
  12. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    I've never had good luck with LG. I usually try to stick with Samsung or Motorola. Both have done well for me. I have a Samsung Alias2 and the wife has an LG Env3. My Samsung as worked great for 2 years and her LG has been crap. Shuts off randomly, gets white screens, etc... LG has put out tons of firmware "fixes" for it. Nothing has fixed it. We just ordered the HTC Incredible for our upgrades. They should be here later this week.
     
  13. Apr 11, 2011 at 1:05 PM
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    mntbiker2008 [OP] First I derp.. then I herp

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    that vvvvvvv
    not that I am aware of. I am the only one in the house having the issues. Everyone else with verizon has been fine.
    I have had the exact opposite. None of my Samsungs have worked properly. Had the Alias (original) for my last phone and the screen kept going out. All my other LG's have been great. I can normally get about 2 years out of each phone before they crap out. Anything more than that I consider myself lucky. haha
     
  14. Apr 11, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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    I am a wireless engineer and that doesn't happen.
     
  15. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    just got myself a Droid 2! :cool: finally took the leap in to the smart phone world. :goingcrazy:
     
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