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Thread: 3GS T-Mobile, Very Poor Reception

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    Default 3GS T-Mobile, Very Poor Reception
    I just jailbroke/unlocked an old-botrom iPhone 3GS with an iPad baseband on iOS 5.0.1 using redsn0w and ultrasn0w. Reception indoors on T-Mobile is just terrible. It will show around 3, even 4 bars sometimes then randomly drop down to "No Service" in its exact same position on my desk without even touching it. It seems to just decide when it wants service.

    I previously had an original iPhone unlocked with T-Mobile and it worked perfectly indoors, so I know it's not a cell tower issue. The iPhone 3GS was never taken apart.
    Last edited by aluminum313; 2011-12-28 at 01:36 AM.

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone
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    I always had horrible reception indoors but i live in a place where i have to go outside to get service, lol.

    i'm still trying to get mine unlocked so it will connect to tmobile right now.

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    Yeah, it worked just fine with the original iPhone on T-Mobile inside, full bars all the time, so I can't really figure out just what's going on with the 3GS.

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    My iPhone is a Part of Me Cmds187's Avatar
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    Did the phone recently get repaired

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    No, like I said, the iPhone has never been taking apart or repaired.

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