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My First Android & LTE Experience

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I bought the Droid Charge on VZW Saturday. Got it yesterday from FedEx. Install/Activation was a bit of a PITA, but mainly because I was an imbecile and didn't read the directions. Took a while to activate, but that's because I live in an area with crappy reception. Once it was activated, I was on 3G for most of my commute to work, but once I hit Windsor, CT...OH MY GOD.

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Nice, Oh and remember you can do *228 and do a phone reprogram to update to better cell towers etc if you have problems around your home.


But nice speed, I jelly
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18 down, 9 up. That is all.
I hate you.... and we just met

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Nice, Oh and remember you can do *228 and do a phone reprogram to update to better cell towers etc if you have problems around your home.
is that a fact?
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How do you like the Charge? I'm looking into getting it very soon
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So far it's been great. The interface is a little laggy (when I try to swipe from screen to screen it'll lag) but overall it's a great phone. 4G is incredibly fast. 20/9 is a usual connection speed for me.
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So far it's been great. The interface is a little laggy (when I try to swipe from screen to screen it'll lag) but overall it's a great phone. 4G is incredibly fast. 20/9 is a usual connection speed for me.
Root + custom rom = silky smooth
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Nice, Oh and remember you can do *228 and do a phone reprogram to update to better cell towers etc if you have problems around your home.


But nice speed, I jelly
*228 does not work on 4G LTE. DO NOT ATTEMPT YOU WILL FRY YOUR SIM CARD!

Congrats on the purchase.


Oh and don't install a Task Killer, they are bad, slows things down really bad.
http://geekfor.me/faq/you-shouldnt-b...-with-android/
    
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Do I need to do any programming after I've had it for a few days?
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Do I need to do any programming after I've had it for a few days?
Nope, that's the beauty of 4G LTE (besides awesome download/upload speeds), you don't have to.
    
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Root it!!!

psh and he's the one called devil
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