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nexus 4 lte
Has anybody been able to use lte on the nexus 4 with att.
Has anybody been able to use lte on the nexus 4 with att.

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Feb 11, 2013 4:31:35 PM
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From what I've seen posted on the subject it appears that very few AT&T markets use LTE on the Nexus 4 compatible frequencies, so success is not very likely.

From what I've seen posted on the subject it appears that very few AT&T markets use LTE on the Nexus 4 compatible frequencies, so success is not very likely.

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Feb 12, 2013 9:45:04 AM
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The Nexus 4 does not have any LTE radio, and not compatible with any LTE frequencies.

 

So quite simply, no.  The LExus 4 will not work on LTE.

The Nexus 4 does not have any LTE radio, and not compatible with any LTE frequencies.

 

So quite simply, no.  The LExus 4 will not work on LTE.

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Feb 12, 2013 9:54:57 AM
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Officially it doesn't have lte but it does have band 4 lte unofficially. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXOY9EVZ4vA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Officially it doesn't have lte but it does have band 4 lte unofficially. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXOY9EVZ4vA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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Feb 12, 2013 10:03:48 AM
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You'd probably get a better response on XDA's forums for a question like that.  I doubt that many AT&T customers have the Nexus 4 and even fewer of them (us) are interested in trying to make LTE work on AT&T.  The ones that are probably frequent XDA more than this forum.

You'd probably get a better response on XDA's forums for a question like that.  I doubt that many AT&T customers have the Nexus 4 and even fewer of them (us) are interested in trying to make LTE work on AT&T.  The ones that are probably frequent XDA more than this forum.

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Feb 12, 2013 10:16:25 AM
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mendomar012 wrote:
Officially it doesn't have lte but it does have band 4 lte unofficially. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXOY9EVZ4vA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Hmm, wasn't aware of that.  Can't follow every device that closely, of course.

 


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Officially it doesn't have lte but it does have band 4 lte unofficially. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXOY9EVZ4vA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Hmm, wasn't aware of that.  Can't follow every device that closely, of course.

 

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Feb 12, 2013 10:23:54 AM
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Feb 12, 2013 2:35:31 PM
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The Nexus 4 supports LTE Band 4 that consists of AWS 1700 / 2100MHz. The large majority of AT&T LTE markets do not use these frequencies. 

The Nexus 4 supports LTE Band 4 that consists of AWS 1700 / 2100MHz. The large majority of AT&T LTE markets do not use these frequencies. 

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http://www.gsmarena.com/android_422_jelly_bean_makes_a_landing_on_the_nexus_4-news-5542.php

4.2.2 has taken away the unofficial LTE support in Nexus 4.
http://www.gsmarena.com/android_422_jelly_bean_makes_a_landing_on_the_nexus_4-news-5542.php

4.2.2 has taken away the unofficial LTE support in Nexus 4.
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Feb 14, 2013 6:26:22 AM
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I know it sucks that Google did that. Now I'm debating whether I should update to Google's latest version or not update and try to see if the lte will work in my area when lte comes around
I know it sucks that Google did that. Now I'm debating whether I should update to Google's latest version or not update and try to see if the lte will work in my area when lte comes around

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The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 

The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 

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Edited by redpoint73 on Feb 19, 2013 at 1:30:58 PM

billd104 wrote:

The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 


Depends a lot on the network congestion, and data reception in your area.  I was getting around 1 Mbps (sometimes much less) at my house on HSPA+, to the point of being agonizingly slow and useless.  Sometimes the data connection would drop out completely.  Once AT&T switched on LTE, the data speeds went up to around 20 Mbps, and rock solid.

 


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The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 


Depends a lot on the network congestion, and data reception in your area.  I was getting around 1 Mbps (sometimes much less) at my house on HSPA+, to the point of being agonizingly slow and useless.  Sometimes the data connection would drop out completely.  Once AT&T switched on LTE, the data speeds went up to around 20 Mbps, and rock solid.

 

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The only carrier that supports hspa+42 is t mobile and in my area t mobile is still 2g.lol so I really enjoy att hspa+21 I average around 3mbs during the day but at night after 7 pm I average 10mbs
The only carrier that supports hspa+42 is t mobile and in my area t mobile is still 2g.lol so I really enjoy att hspa+21 I average around 3mbs during the day but at night after 7 pm I average 10mbs

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Feb 19, 2013 1:41:16 PM
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redpoint73 wrote:

billd104 wrote:

The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 


Depends a lot on the network congestion, and data reception in your area.  I was getting around 1 Mbps (sometimes much less) at my house on HSPA+, to the point of being agonizingly slow and useless.  Sometimes the data connection would drop out completely.  Once AT&T switched on LTE, the data speeds went up to around 20 Mbps, and rock solid.

 


It also depends on the network and the backhaul type. All of AT&T's LTE sites are now fiber backhaul. They are upgrading the HSPA+ sites that aren't LTE too but that's ongoing. Most of the sites are upgrading to hybrid HSPA+ / LTE with fiber backhaul. 


redpoint73 wrote:

billd104 wrote:

The Nexus 4 really doesn't need LTE as long as HSPA+ 42 is still available. Let's face it, not many devices will use 42Mb of data bandwidth in the first place. 


Depends a lot on the network congestion, and data reception in your area.  I was getting around 1 Mbps (sometimes much less) at my house on HSPA+, to the point of being agonizingly slow and useless.  Sometimes the data connection would drop out completely.  Once AT&T switched on LTE, the data speeds went up to around 20 Mbps, and rock solid.

 


It also depends on the network and the backhaul type. All of AT&T's LTE sites are now fiber backhaul. They are upgrading the HSPA+ sites that aren't LTE too but that's ongoing. Most of the sites are upgrading to hybrid HSPA+ / LTE with fiber backhaul. 

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mendomar012 wrote:
The only carrier that supports hspa+42 is t mobile and in my area t mobile is still 2g.lol so I really enjoy att hspa+21 I average around 3mbs during the day but at night after 7 pm I average 10mbs

I see that T-Mobile is actually selling the Nexus 4 8GB on contract for $49.00 


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The only carrier that supports hspa+42 is t mobile and in my area t mobile is still 2g.lol so I really enjoy att hspa+21 I average around 3mbs during the day but at night after 7 pm I average 10mbs

I see that T-Mobile is actually selling the Nexus 4 8GB on contract for $49.00 

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1 it's the 16gb version and 2 t mobile 2g is not worth it at least for me
1 it's the 16gb version and 2 t mobile 2g is not worth it at least for me

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mendomar012 wrote:
1 it's the 16gb version and 2 t mobile 2g is not worth it at least for me

You're right, I saw the 8 from the 8 megapixel camera but it looks like the sale ended yesterday anyway back to regular pricing. I agree, T-Mo in my area isn't all that either. AT&T's network is far superior IMHO.


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1 it's the 16gb version and 2 t mobile 2g is not worth it at least for me

You're right, I saw the 8 from the 8 megapixel camera but it looks like the sale ended yesterday anyway back to regular pricing. I agree, T-Mo in my area isn't all that either. AT&T's network is far superior IMHO.

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well thts where your wrong the new nexus does have an LTE radio that is blocked due to not meeting FCC standards how ever there has been a hack for a 1700 radioband this only works for 4.1 android will not work with the update with that being said happy hunting


redpoint73 wrote:

The Nexus 4 does not have any LTE radio, and not compatible with any LTE frequencies.

 

So quite simply, no.  The LExus 4 will not work on LTE.


 

well thts where your wrong the new nexus does have an LTE radio that is blocked due to not meeting FCC standards how ever there has been a hack for a 1700 radioband this only works for 4.1 android will not work with the update with that being said happy hunting


redpoint73 wrote:

The Nexus 4 does not have any LTE radio, and not compatible with any LTE frequencies.

 

So quite simply, no.  The LExus 4 will not work on LTE.


 

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I live in Bayamon Puerto Rico and i have the Nexus 4 with Lte because Puerto Rico is one of the few markets that use band 4 lte
I live in Bayamon Puerto Rico and i have the Nexus 4 with Lte because Puerto Rico is one of the few markets that use band 4 lte

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would you put a picture up please
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Thank you. Hopefully it will work in my area when it comes around
Thank you. Hopefully it will work in my area when it comes around

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Nexus 4 have LTE disabled but works on LTE if settings are enable. Yes works on ATT.
Nexus 4 have LTE disabled but works on LTE if settings are enable. Yes works on ATT.

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If you have nexus get a tmobile sim from someone. And see if you pick up lte.
If you have nexus get a tmobile sim from someone. And see if you pick up lte.

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