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Samsung Galaxy S II specifications question

by genebean66 / September 1, 2011 8:41 AM PDT

I was looking at the specifications on c-net Reviews for Samsung Galaxy S II, The part I need to understand Technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM Band WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
The WCDMA part on the specifications since the phone is Unlocked can you use it for Verizon or Sprint or other CDMA providers If I understood that if the phone can go both ways??

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I think you're right but
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 9:05 AM PDT

Ask those cellular providers what the next step is. Sometimes you find them deny you access to their network in some way.
Bob

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WCDMA request
by CharlesElena / September 20, 2011 3:51 PM PDT

I am not getting your point, can you please explain me giving some example. Branding Studio

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator To remove signature link which is prohibited in these forums. on 09/21/2011 at 11:39 AM PT

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Check the specifications chart
by genebean66 / September 21, 2011 4:12 AM PDT
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When I was looking at the reviews and I looked at the specifications chart
http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-s-ii/4507-6452_7-34505262.html?tag=mncolBtm;rnav
My questions is does the phone goes both ways that you can use GSM & CDMA,?? Since C-net doesn't give you a simple clear answers on their reviews meaning YES! That you can use GSM & CDMA! I wanted to make sure if the specifications chart said it goes both way GSM & CDMA. In case At&t does gets T-mobile I been hearing alot of at&t crappy service, So if at&t try to screw me since T-Mobile is gone, I want to jump to CDMA carriers who got better service and better rates, That's why I was hoping if the phone do goes both ways, So I don't have to get a new phone and be stuck on a 2 year contract..

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GSM Only
by wwwertdf / September 21, 2011 12:51 PM PDT

As far as i know (Somebody correct me if i am wrong)The Galaxy S only operates with GSM carriers as such i believe that it will only operate with AT&T and T-Mobile. WCDMA is the technology used for your 3g.

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DarkyROM2 XXKI3 2.3.5 for GALAXY s2
by coi_coi_vit / October 2, 2011 1:54 PM PDT

Whats Need

1. Hotfile.com: One click file hosting: DarkyROM2_KI3_Base.zip
2. Hotfile.com: One click file hosting: SuperCore_2.0.tar

Install

1. Copy DarkyROM2_KI3_Base.zip into internal storage.
2. Use odin to update SupperCore_2.0
3. Hold Volume Up + Home + Power/Lock button until you boot into ClockworkMod Recovery
4. Use the volume up/down, home and back keys to navigate to backup and storage > backup. You can use this backup later on if you want to restore to your current ROM.
5. Once the backup is complete download DarkyROM2 tool from the Android market
6. Launch DarkyROM2 tool and navigate to DarkyROM tab and enable Wipe user data.
7. Navigate back to General tab > Flash/Install File from SDCARD and select DarkyROM2_KI3_Base.zip.
8. Wait patiently until the Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread with TouchWiz 4.0 is flashed onto your device.

Source: http://galaxyfirmware.com

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