Zenodroid, 25 Dec 2017Google play>find app>see details. So yeah, what's the point when 3rd party apps will sho... moreWe all want a smarphone which is free from carrier's bloatwares and removing this "BASIC" feature means you should install an app you should not. You are the reason why companies such google removing features. It's because you accept everything even it gives you clearly-planned disadvantages
It wont affect OnePlus phones because they have built in display network speed option under status bar settings.
Great idea Google! What next, preventing APK installation? Hiding the Security Level? Reintroduce CarrierIQ?
Anonymous, 25 Dec 2017And how can we prevent that? Disabling automatic updates and never updating the system? Using ... moreYour only option is to root your phone and install custom ROM, at least on Android.
Anonymous, 25 Dec 2017Yup. Aren't things supposed to be advancing?Illuminati confirmed?
Haha. Fck you google and mobile carrier. If this happen i will just stop using phone. Easy. Plus they can't track me that way. I will be free.
Okay, at this point one must accept that this sort of thing is normal in USA, so the question is whether other countries will be affected as well. i.e. I am hoping that carriers in it countries won't do that.
If ever there was a day to try & slip something under the radar then Xmas is the day.
Therefore, I believe this story & pray for another OS not locked in to 1 manufacturer too...... Not Tisan on a device as poor as the z4.
If it actually happens it'll be like a really dumb thing and one step closer for Android to become iOS.
Quite right! How dare customers demand to see how bad our networks are. They'll start asking for refunds next when they can't get a signal anywhere.
FinnishInquisition, 25 Dec 2017In a way, this makes sense. The whole signal reception measurement is highly inaccurate any... morePeople like you are the problem and why companies can get away with anything
Net neutrality is gone, Carriers are now open to create false advertising if they hide information from the consumer.
In a way, this makes sense.
The whole signal reception measurement is highly inaccurate anyway. They may as well show nothing when reception is decent and a warning when reception is poor.