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LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

23 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks - read the full textRemember when people were disappointed that the Nexus 4 doesn’t have LTE? And then iFixit dug up an LTE chip in the phone? Well, it turns out that the chip can be enabled surprisingly easy. Several people are reporting that the LTE connectivity works in Canada on Band 4 (1700Mhz / 2100MHz),...


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dat is awosum

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  • 2012-11-27 05:26
  • PA7Y

> In reply to elamigo @ 2012-11-23 23:15 from 4J4N - click to readThe LTE chip is a dud, you enable the dud. Duds are not reliable and they can drop the calls, transferring wrong data at high speed. Thake care and use careless duds only when playing with angry birds.

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  • 2012-11-25 21:42
  • 4$Ff

> In reply to steve @ 2012-11-23 12:47 from mqI9 - click to readDC-HSDPA is already enabled.. without the hack.

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  • 2012-11-25 01:00
  • t@Lt

i checked out some smartphones, they had LTE on the list O_O

galaxy nexus i9250 global vir
galaxy s3 i9300 global vir
htc one x global vir
htc sensation for t-mobile (maybe the global vir have LTE too)

i'd love to see some1 trying other phones at any LTE connection just to see if it works like the nexus 4

actually this is a good thing at android. dialing *#*#4636#*#* actually it is maybe working with any android phone. idk if it needs to be ics 4.0+ though i remember trying some ROMs which doesnt have it working at HTC rezound

oh yeah i dont mean that all of android phones have a LTE, but yeah alot of new 1s do have it according to what i've checked out.

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  • 2012-11-25 00:08
  • HBF3

They will increase the price soon.... :D

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  • 2012-11-24 18:53
  • J7U1

thats a good idea. make an lte enabled phone. and disable the function. should of let samsung make it. like old nexus. would of been smart.

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  • 2012-11-24 14:12
  • mqMt

This is amazing! back on LTE with rogers!!! BEST PHONE!!!

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  • 2012-11-24 03:19
  • YhkF

> In reply to JiNkeEz @ 2012-11-23 12:28 from v0qy - click to readAPQ8064 is the s4 chip in side this phone. this chip has no cell modem so the phone must be using another type of cell modem. It seems the only phone using the MSM8960T s4 chip is the nokia 920t

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  • 2012-11-24 02:23
  • 0dDV

How about 1800Mhz lte in Australia?

If it works, I will get one.

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  • 2012-11-24 01:57
  • vCGx

not available in Portugal I think. And those LTE bands aren't compatible with Portuguese bands as well

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  • 2012-11-23 23:17
  • 3prm

> In reply to jason @ 2012-11-23 14:53 from RXgS - click to readTo enable LTE, you need to go into a debug menu (by typing *#*#4636#*#* into the dialer) and change the setting from WCDMA preferred to one of the LTE-enabled options. It seems that this is all you need to do on TELUS, while on Rogers you need to create a custom APN to get the LTE working.

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  • 2012-11-23 23:15
  • 4J4N

32 gb memory please

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  • 2012-11-23 21:12
  • vbRt

I had a hunch about this. After all Nexus line is geared towards the dev community. YAAAY

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  • 2012-11-23 18:47
  • DNgu

Was going to get the Note 2 but with this phone being quarter of the price i will buy it.

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  • 2012-11-23 18:29
  • IBSp

Well I'll be damned. This was the ONLY thing keeping me from buying a Nexus 4. Will be if people can successfully enable it in the US. Once they can...I'm going to be buying this bad boy.

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  • 2012-11-23 17:01
  • Y9MY

> In reply to Justiin @ 2012-11-23 12:55 from w6X8 - click to readThe Nexus 4 is supposed to have a 7 band LTE chip in it, so it is likely to have our 1800MHz band 3 LTE in it. If it turns out it does, I will buy the Nexus 4 as soon as it's back in stock.

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  • 2012-11-23 16:47
  • Bqvk

hell yes...will buy it even b4 this lte capability was discovered. big yes for me on the n4...awesome device with jb 4.2 and awesome sweet price.

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  • 2012-11-23 16:43
  • TfjR

Really nice. And even better if that's an essential condition of s4 pro and not an error, meaning that next batch of devices will not be deprived of LTE.

Now, if only we could actually BUY the phone.........

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  • 2012-11-23 16:39
  • s4Mk

> In reply to gam30toronto @ 2012-11-23 15:01 from RXgS - click to readSell the iPhone because you will recoup all the costs of the Nexus 4. Some sucker will pay 500 for the crapple LOL.

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  • 2012-11-23 16:18
  • Ixag

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