Also i didnt update my prl and when i had no data i checked and it was a new one, i check for updates often as i want to be able to use 4g lte as soon as it becomes available. If your actual results are higher when sending data to your isp than they are when downloading, then there is probably more congestion on the download side. All this means is that thanks to sprint spark network reliability as. Post your sprint unlimited package speeds millenicom. The outsourced oversea customer care call center is often times less than competent. Its possible that your isp is overselling their network. The comcast traffic had this problem but the dsl did not. Install or update software for mobile broadband cards, usb modems and other devices to keep you connected while on the go. What i am trying to figure out is why the prl version is 25015 for the s3 but 55015 for the s4.
Bandwidth allowance determines the amount of data that can pass from the internet to. My understanding is 55 is for lte world phones and 25 is for lte non. A prl update then, is an update to that priority list. Learn about your bill usage, how your plan works, and get helpful info about your account.
So while ted downloads 50% from you, you could download a further 25% from bob as could ted then you two could just share it amongst yourselfs and both get to 100% in half. Ive only used mb, otherwise known as less than 1gb how is. Get additional prl information at the prl faq and the sid list. I connected to my home wireless and the speed was accurately measured, so i feel confident that speedtests app works fine. Driving on an interstate, i average 523 down and 567 up. It is the most common symptom when the upload is higher than download, for a. Whs slow download fine upload speeds i have just installed windows home server on one of my pcs and everything is fine apart from the internet. While i make an effort to update older posts to keep them relevant and technically accurate, the rapidly changing nature of the tech world makes it possible that the content of this post may no longer be relevant, current, or even accurate. The first would be to go an official sprint rom, go to settingssoftware upgradeupdate prl or settingsabout phoneupdate prl. This is why internet service provider plans at the residential or small business level have more download than upload speeds. Update the prl preferred roaming list on your sprint flash.
Cable companies set the default setting to download faster than upload. Prl update and no data its sprint, i have the same problem at home and at work, likewise other coworkers who use sprint, with different phones have the same issues, but others using other network their phones work fine. In the case of ruimbased cdma devices, the prl resides on the ruim. At times i will get seminormal speeds see the bottom result, but for the rest of the day, its useless if im not on wifi. Updating prl from within cyanogenmod march 3rd, 20 2 comments printer friendly version. If youre doing a lot with the internet, like watching movies and sending files, then youll definitely enjoy a faster connection. Only weird thing is im getting faster upload than download times. How can everyone have a download speed faster than their upload speed. I ran into your blog post got slow download but fast upload speeds over wireless. For your convenience howardforums is divided into 7 main sections. For example, if an internet service provider has a capacity of 1gbits mbps, and. This happened to me too when i moved to comcast but i had dsl running in parallel. Connect up to 15 wifi enabled devices to the internet at once laptops, tablets, ereaders, gaming consoles and more and experience download speeds up to 10 times faster than with inseegos 3g. According to cnet, sprint has improved its network speeds and reliability thanks to the further deploy of sprint spark, its name for the use of three different bands of radio airwaves for better coverage.
So if your upload speed appears to be slower than your download speed, this is probably expected. The network works, download speed is fast, and most pages load, just. A similar function with gsm carriers is the mnc mobile network code. Doubleclick the port, and doubleclick it on the bottom to load your device into the software. An analysis of the data shows sprint delivers faster lte download speeds than verizon. Links are either to an interpretation of a prl or found changes. The upload speed is the rate that data is transferred from the users computer to the internet. Upload speed is much higher than download speed speed. For instance, the prl might tell your phone connect to a weak sprint tower signal before you connect to a stronger but roaming signal. Xda developers was founded by developers, for developers.
The only times ive ever seen a prl start with 01 is when a corrupt prl file was downloaded, the phone then falls back to a builtin prl from the manufacturer which is usually blank. Miamicanes writes nearly everyone who owns a sprint samsung epic 4g and has benchmarked its 3g performance has discovered that its 3g upload speeds are apparently limited to 150kbps. But in some of the file my upload speed goes above floor around 410 mbs while my. Latest sprint prl thread howardforums is a discussion board dedicated to mobile phones with over 1,000,000 members and growing. I think i believe that though because everything i send goes immediately but incoming items seem. Faster uploads are for servers and companies who host. Album has 3 pictures, pic 1 is lte, pic 2 is hspa at.
Also, it affected my linksys router when it had stock. The prl indicates which bands, sub bands, and service provider identifiers will be scanned and in what priority order. By entering your sprint phone number youll be able to. Prl archives sprint samsung galaxy s iii xda developers. Announced replacement sprint galaxy s10 data lte connectivity. Im talking about the part of the prl for the sprint home network that determines what bands the phone should try to use first. Did sprint just surpass tmobile when it comes to international. My impression of sprint so far has been subpar at best. Many of our service plans are already discounted and may not qualify. Under set preferred network type, select gsm auto prl for phone to. Sprint upload speed faster than its download speed. Steps to update the prl on your sprint force 4g lte keeping your preferred roaming list prl uptodate can improve your network coverage if you are roaming.
My brother got an s3 a week ago today, and his phone has difficutly acquiring and maintaining an lte signal. It took a few years to get direct os support for it anyone remember. Sounds like your upload max is around 810 megabitssecond. Thats what most people are doing surfing, watching video, etc. Wfs prl hack for better data speeds htc wildfire s. Even though i have lte and bars web pages will not load. I have already been in to my sprint store to exchange phones once over this issue. The typical user listens downloads more than they usually talk upload to the web. Why is upload speed always slower than download speed. The fasterfastest uploaders almost never have a download speed faster than their upload speed theres simply no one fast enough nor enough people fast enough to return the favor. Download speed half the upload speed speed problems. I figured his prl version would be 55015 like my s4, but it is 25015 instead. Verify your eligibility to continue receiving discounts. So far, sprint has not officially acknowledged it as a problem, nor has it indicated whether this might be a firmware bug, a prl issue, towerrelated, or the result of a deliberate policy to cap 3g upload speeds.
Resetting phone can be a short term solution, and more than likely. All a prl is, is a listing of connection priorities for your device to follow based on the strength of your signal. Sprint u760 with prl update 60763 kills speed millenicom. In speed test i found my download speed around 380 kbps and upload speed around 340 kbps.
Prl stands for preferred roaming list and is a database used in cdma think sprint and verizon here phones. A study conducted by the publication pcmag shows tmobile and verizon offers average upload speeds of around 19mbps, which are more than four times faster than sprints average upload speed of 4. Wheres if you and ted worked together, you could share what bob shares and both complete the download faster. After 60 minutes of idle time, hotspot may automatically turn off. This can make your connection appear faster than it really is. Other speed tests, especially tests offered by your internet provider try to eliminate routing factors. The reasoning behind this is that most people have more of a need to download information. You usually connect to the best one available, if its not extremely expensive for sprint for you to be using that network. Verizon 4g lte wireless broadband is 10 times faster than 3gable to handle download speeds between 5 and 12 mbps megabits per second and upload speeds between 2 and 5 mbps, with peak download speeds approaching 50 mbps. Sometimes slower is better, 4g instead if lte howardforums. Motorola droid slow 3g speed in raleigh, nc verizon. Sprints lte plus network delivers faster download speeds.
Im on a galaxy s8 and getting extremely slow lte speeds. How to upload a custom prl to your epic touch 4g by r1ptide. Sprint has just introduced a compelling new international data plan. The preferred roaming list prl is a database residing in a wireless primarily cdma device, such as a cellphone, that contains information used during the system selection and acquisition process. Sprint s faster download speeds but stagnating uploads are reflected by the data. That way when a sprint rep pops in here, you will have already tried these and have ready answers for them. It is now a valuable resource for people who want to make the most of their mobile devices, from customizing the look and feel to adding new functionality. It includes a list of networks your phone should connect to in case it cant find a sprint towernetwork. Download the prl zip you want to use and extract the file.
Please use the my sprint app or to manage your account. The upload speed that you have when uploading files to a space or sending files though hightail depends on your network connection and bandwidth. This is why sprints upload speeds are so much worse than. Keeping your preferred roaming list prl uptodate can improve your network coverage if you are roaming. Tf i read that internet service is designed to favor download speeds over upload speeds, and that it it is almost technologically impossible for an upload speed to exceed the download speed. Sprint 3g extremly slow speeds cellphones, providers. Steps to update the prl on your sprint flash keeping your preferred roaming list prl uptodate can improve your network coverage if you are roaming. Because the results are similar whether its 5pm or 11pm. Overselling bandwidth is the process of which an isp sells more bandwidth than they have in capacity. Sprint and verizon users, as well as smaller cdma networks i. My download speed is fine 15 mbps, but to my surprise my upload speed. Faster than my download speed, which seems very strange to me, but im not complaining. Users say sprint epic4g 3g upload speeds limited to. If you are on a rom where you cant do that, then you can just put the stock prl on your phone using the same method that you used to put a custom one on.
For those familiar with cdma handsets, youll remember the old prl preferred roaming list and network profile options. Prl update and no data meacham blvd and blue mound rd. I am basing this on speed tests i ran before and after the carrier change. How to improve data speeds by changing prls on your samsung. I have gps and bluetooth turned off, and data sync on. Latest prl file for sprintboost howardforums is a discussion board dedicated to mobile phones with over 1,000,000 members and growing.
I recently switched to sprint from verizon, and while ive seen generally faster download speeds on sprint, the upload speeds are almost always less than half what i got with verizon. Why is my upload speed higher than my download speed on a. Since most users spend much more time downloading which includes viewing web pages or multimedia files than they do uploading, high speed internet providers have designed their systems to give priority to downloading. Upload speed higher than download speed with bittorrent. Update the prl preferred roaming list on your sprint force. When band 25 has a much stronger signal and higher priority than 41. But while downloading a torrent file mostly i get a download speed of 40kbs with a upload speed of arounf 520 kbs. Disabled band 41, the connection seemed to be just a bit better. Using speedtests android app my upload rates are faster than my download rates. With the mifi 8000 you can access 4g lte networks for faster apps, uploads and downloads.1001 811 1432 1380 217 441 145 985 99 922 1595 1377 163 863 1484 1316 1163 1091 765 1610 1470 1264 1382 1560 1423 1209 931 959 918 1297 958 1492 826 1233 334 1546 978 1584 421 1435 287 875 1454 622 224 1265 780