There is a way to force using 2G / GSM network only to save battery on Google Nexus 4. But no way to force using 3G / WCDMA network only in Mobile network settings. Well, this is no true because Android OS has the ability to do so. But just hidden in Nexus 4. Yes, you can bring up Testing app which consist Phone information, battery information, Usage statistics and Wi-Fi information to do so Phone info. Change the preferred network type from WCDMA preferred to WCDMA only.
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How to improve wireless network signal and boost its range? Personally, I don’t care much about my existing ASDL Wi-Fi router setup until I faced Google Nexus 7 has screen flickering issue. There is lot of ways to improve wireless network at home. Most of them require to add new hardware or changing it. My router is located at the best central location already. And I don’t want to make any hardware changes like replace router’s antenna, replace PC network adapter, add wireless repeater or upgrade to latest 802.11n router. Prefer to improve wireless network signal and range with software tweak…
Use the best Wi-Fi channel
How to block network hogger from stealing bandwidth? This is the question that you will ask when your Internet broadband speed turns very slow. And suspect that it is being used by others. No worry, Wi-Fi Killer for Android is here to help you. WiFiKill allows you to scan your Wi-Fi network for devices, see their vendor and cut network connection for specified devices. This way you can get rid of network hoggers. Note – root access is required.
WiFiKill for Android
My home broadband connection, Streamyx is having issue again. It keeps disconnecting and connecting (DSL is not connected issue). So it is time for me to use my HTC HD2 as modem again. But I don’t want to use wireless connection this time, but going to try Wired Tether for Root Users. It is the same as Wireless Tether for Root Users but using USB cable instead of Wi-Fi connection. It is good for single user usage and can charge your phone at the same time.
Wired Tether for Root Users
Hmm… I received lot of question on how to enable Internet and MMS on Android lately. So here is the list that I gathered from Internet. Hopefully, it will solve all of your cannot connect to Internet and send MMS issues. Okay, here are some questions that you might ask…
What is an “APN”?
“APN” == Access Point Name. It allows you to connect to the Internet and send MMS through your phone carrier.