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Wifi doesnt work while calling

by 1976kjell / October 19, 2013 7:20 AM PDT

Just today I got my LG 880 4X Happy

But the same problem I had with my Xperia mini pro. I cant use wifi when I call someone. Before, and after the conversation is ended, the wifi works fine. I can use the wifi while Im calling when I am at work, so it seems its a problem with my router or something like that. Any hints?

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Huhh ???
by birdmantd Forum moderator / October 19, 2013 7:57 AM PDT

If you are on a call, how could you use your wi-fi at the same time ?? Sounds perfectly normal to me.

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You mean you don't do this on your smartphone(s)?
by Pepe7 / October 19, 2013 2:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Huhh ???

Periodically on my train commutes I switch to Safari/Google/Chrome to look something up while on a voice call. [iPhone 4 & 5] Ditto when I'm at home over wifi. Other devices w/ Android & Windows Phone can do this too, at least on GSM/UMTS/LTE networks like ATT & T-Mobile.

Some CDMA/EVDO (CDMA/EVDO/LTE) networks/devices might make this harder though, AFAIK. Arguably, I have less experience mucking around with Verizon & Sprint hardware Wink

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It should be possible :)
by 1976kjell / October 19, 2013 5:56 PM PDT

I want to use wifi while im talking with other persons, but I cant simply use the wifi when Im in cellphone conversation with other persons in my apartment. But When Im at work its possible to use the wifi when I am in a cellphone conversation. Therefore I assume its something wrong with my internet at home. Or maybe its weaker. My girlfriend can use her wifi when she calls me in her apartment, so It should be possible

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Sounds like a phone issue to me then
by Pepe7 / October 20, 2013 6:21 AM PDT

You have narrowed it down for yourself a little if your SO can do in w/ her equipment using the exact same router/wifi service. { Women....;) }

Time to call your provider for support of your hardware, if they offer it.

You could also ask @ howardforums.com if you hit a dead end w/ carrier based support,

Good luck

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Wifi
by birdmantd Forum moderator / October 20, 2013 7:20 AM PDT

I don't think the cellular carrier will be able to troubleshoot a Wifi problem as it is not a cellular network issue. I think the OP would be better off contacting the manufacturer first. The carrier can offer warranty support in a case such as this.

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