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  1. mtmjr90's Avatar
    Hey everyone,

    I'm looking for a pentaband WP and I've heard conflicting reports as to whether or not the 710 is or isn't.

    Daniel from the site replied to me on Twitter saying the chipset doesn't support pentaband, but other sites out there say that users in Canada discovered that their unlocked Wind 710s could get 3G on Rogers.

    So I guess I just want to confirm for sure...anyone out there with an unlocked T-Mo 710, could you try slipping in an AT&T SIM and see if you get 3G/HSPA. Thanks so much in advance!

    Edit: I have since updated my understanding of the situation. It's not so much that I'm looking for pentaband, per se, more for HSPA+ on both AT&T and T-Mobile. The T-Mo 710 has UMTS bands I (2100), II (1900), IV (1700), and V (850). It lacks VIII which is 900MHz, but that is not used for 3G/HSPA+ in the US. So, while not pentaband, it is exactly what I'm looking for:)
    -mtmjr90
    Last edited by mtmjr90; 05-19-2012 at 08:15 PM.
    04-30-2012 02:06 AM
  2. jeremyshaw's Avatar
    Almost all Qualcomm modem devices sold today support pentaband... in the modem. However, for space saving on ever smaller PCBs, among other reasons, OEMs do not implement more transmitters than necessary.


    There are two versions of the lumia 710. One whih supports att frequencies (very rare), and one that is t mobile frequencies (very common in USA).


    I've considered getting a lumia 710 for Nokia drive alone, but have held off, since I am an AT&T customer.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    04-30-2012 02:09 AM
  3. mase123987's Avatar
    Hey everyone,

    I'm looking for a pentaband WP and I've heard conflicting reports as to whether or not the 710 is or isn't.

    Daniel from the site replied to me on Twitter saying the chipset doesn't support quadband, but other sites out there say that users in Canada discovered that their unlocked Wind 710s could get 3G on Rogers.

    So I guess I just want to confirm for sure...anyone out there with an unlocked T-Mo 710, could you try slipping in an AT&T SIM and see if you get 3G/HSPA. Thanks so much in advance!

    -mtmjr90
    T-Mobile's website regarding the 710 - Nokia Lumia 710 | Prepaid Phone Details | T-Mobile

    "4G Capable
    Band/frequency: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    UMTS Band I: 2100 MHz
    UMTS Band II: 1900 MHz
    UMTS Band IV: 1700/2100 MHz
    UMTS Band V: 850 MHz"

    It has what you need to use 3g on both T-Mobile and ATT. I know because I have used 3g on both networks.
    04-30-2012 05:23 AM
  4. mtmjr90's Avatar
    Well I just bought one on eBay and I plan to unlock and test it, so we'll see soon:)
    05-01-2012 07:18 PM
  5. squire777's Avatar
    other sites out there say that users in Canada discovered that their unlocked Wind 710s could get 3G on Rogers.
    Just to clarify it is the opposite. Most of us in Canada have bought 710s from Rogers, unlocked them and are able to use them on Wind/Moblicity which use the AWS spectrum.

    I think Rogers and AT&T use similar bands so a Rogers 710 should work on AT&T.
    05-01-2012 08:43 PM
  6. xalasten's Avatar
    I don't know if it is of any use but I bought mine from Rogers unlocked it and haves used it on Bell, Wind and Rogers. While on Bell I am on the HSPA network,assuming that is what the H stands for.
    05-07-2012 11:03 AM
  7. gwydionjhr's Avatar
    Yup, 710 for Canada is Pentaband.

    T-Mobile Version:
    2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
    3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100


    Canadian Version:
    2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
    3G Network
    HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-803
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100

    Two sites I've been looking at for outright purchase...
    Nokia Lumia 710 Unlocked Full SpecificationsNokia Lumia 710 Unlocked Unlocked Available (Full Specifications)
    05-08-2012 01:06 PM
  8. oldpueblo's Avatar
    So I just discovered something awesome and came here to post about it, then saw this thread. I just unlocked a 710 here in the US and I used my AT&T pre-paid SIM to do so (it's not a true microSIM, I cut it down from a full SIM). And lo and behold I have a 4G bar and actual "4G" speeds on AT&T. I clocked it right next to my 900 using the same app (testmynet), and got the same results. I bought the 710 used so I assume it's just a regular US 710, but can answer any questions about it.
    05-12-2012 05:33 AM
  9. mtmjr90's Avatar
    So I just discovered something awesome and came here to post about it, then saw this thread. I just unlocked a 710 here in the US and I used my AT&T pre-paid SIM to do so (it's not a true microSIM, I cut it down from a full SIM). And lo and behold I have a 4G bar and actual "4G" speeds on AT&T. I clocked it right next to my 900 using the same app (testmynet), and got the same results. I bought the 710 used so I assume it's just a regular US 710, but can answer any questions about it.
    I have mine but I'm waiting on an unlock code from T-Mo as well as an eBay seller...just to confirm, your 710 has T-Mobile branding on the bottom correct?
    05-13-2012 11:43 PM
  10. Beacio_mo's Avatar
    I have mine but I'm waiting on an unlock code from T-Mo as well as an eBay seller...just to confirm, your 710 has T-Mobile branding on the bottom correct?
    Interested to hear if this works for you, please update when you find it! Lol
    05-14-2012 02:52 AM
  11. oldpueblo's Avatar
    Heh, didn't think to just look at branding. Yeah it says T-Mobile on the bottom. I got the unlock code from cellunlocker.net.
    05-14-2012 03:49 AM
  12. mtmjr90's Avatar
    Well after what seems like an eternity, I finally got my T-Mo 710 unlocked and successfully got AT&T HSPA+ to work! As far as I know, this is the only pentaband (2nd Gen) WP and unless an Apollo phone is also pentaband, I'll be sticking with this little phone:)

    Sent from my Lumia 710 using Board Express
    05-19-2012 02:46 PM
  13. jrdatrackstar1223's Avatar
    Well after what seems like an eternity, I finally got my T-Mo 710 unlocked and successfully got AT&T HSPA+ to work! As far as I know, this is the only pentaband (2nd Gen) WP and unless an Apollo phone is also pentaband, I'll be sticking with this little phone:)

    Sent from my Lumia 710 using Board Express
    Yea I just got my Lumia 710 unlocked from Tmobile and started using mine with straight talk with an AT&T sim card and this is awesome. I get 4g speeds as well, but the only thing that didn't work for me was MMS because Nokia was dumb and pulled it off the market. To culprit this, I flashed the latest Tango ROM, and now I have everything I need to change my MMS settings (comes with the Lumia line as a default app in Tango). So now I'm running Tango with AT&T 4G for only 45/month.....sweet :D. Plus, Tango brings internet sharing and I tested it with my 4s and it works just fine without any problems from Straight Talk.

    Also, not to deter anyone from this phone, but the Radar 4g is capable of the same thing if you obtain the unlock code. When my money is right I plan on finding a cheap Radar on Craigslist so that I can swap between both phones since this phone doesn't have a front facing camera (a real shame indeed)
    05-19-2012 06:38 PM
  14. mtmjr90's Avatar
    Also, not to deter anyone from this phone, but the Radar 4g is capable of the same thing if you obtain the unlock code. When my money is right I plan on finding a cheap Radar on Craigslist so that I can swap between both phones since this phone doesn't have a front facing camera (a real shame indeed)
    Assuming this is true, I would switch in an instant...if the Radar had free turn-by-turn. I've been using Nokia Drive A LOT recently and I don't think I could give it up=/
    05-19-2012 09:22 PM
  15. northwestguy's Avatar
    Hi guys,

    Seeing this thread filled me with hope, because it looks like several posters are trying to do exactly what I want to do, but I can't make it work. I'd really appreciate any pointers.

    I have a Nokia Lumia 710 from T-Mobile in the USA.

    I unlocked it and bought a AT&T prepaid SIM card. I believe the sub-brand is "Go Phone," if that makes a difference. (For what it's worth, I'm currently using this exact setup with an HTC Surround, and everything works perfectly.)

    Calls and non-picture text messages work great, but I can't get any data. The display on the phone shows 4G, but nothing that actually uses data works. I've tried fooling around with Settings > Cellular > Network selection, as well as with ##3282#, and with the latter, I can switch to 2G, but I can't get data in any circumstance.

    I've called AT&T and they say they don't support 4G on prepaid. That's fine by me -- I'd be happy with 3G data. But I can't seem to figure out how to make that work.

    Any tips? Thanks in advance!

    Brian
    07-08-2012 09:08 PM
  16. Po_MD's Avatar
    Go to Straight Talk or whatever the sub brand of tmobile is.
    07-09-2012 12:31 AM
  17. northwestguy's Avatar
    Go to Straight Talk or whatever the sub brand of tmobile is.
    Thanks, for the reply, Po_MD. So are you saying that it isn't possible to get data working on AT&T with this phone?
    07-09-2012 12:43 PM
  18. Po_MD's Avatar
    I'm not entirely sure on that matter, but I know going that route would be, overall, much easier.
    07-09-2012 04:18 PM
  19. giodelgado's Avatar
    Yea I just got my Lumia 710 unlocked from Tmobile and started using mine with straight talk with an AT&T sim card and this is awesome. I get 4g speeds as well, but the only thing that didn't work for me was MMS because Nokia was dumb and pulled it off the market. To culprit this, I flashed the latest Tango ROM, and now I have everything I need to change my MMS settings (comes with the Lumia line as a default app in Tango). So now I'm running Tango with AT&T 4G for only 45/month.....sweet :D. Plus, Tango brings internet sharing and I tested it with my 4s and it works just fine without any problems from Straight Talk.

    Also, not to deter anyone from this phone, but the Radar 4g is capable of the same thing if you obtain the unlock code. When my money is right I plan on finding a cheap Radar on Craigslist so that I can swap between both phones since this phone doesn't have a front facing camera (a real shame indeed)
    I found about this back in January, unlocked through eBay and was able to get 4G with AT&T but.. with the Nokia Network Setup app only, I've heard before that flashing a foreign rom will bring that app back or can I just flash any Tango ROM that isn't USA, Canada, Columbia, India and Iceland since they haven't released it for those countries yet?

    I'm asking because that device is broken now and I got another one...
    07-10-2012 12:33 AM
  20. giodelgado's Avatar
    I found about this back in January, unlocked through eBay and was able to get 4G with AT&T but.. with the Nokia Network Setup app only, I've heard before that flashing a foreign rom will bring that app back or can I just flash any Tango ROM that isn't USA, Canada, Columbia, India and Iceland since they haven't released it for those countries yet?

    I'm asking because that device is broken now and I got another one...
    Nokia Network Setup is available with a Lumia 710 unbranded ROM:

    From Navifirm:
    1600.3031.8773.12121 Nokia RM-803 Country Variant United Kingdom GB V5 BLACK (059N2L6)

    To clarify this is my current device I'm planning to use with AT&T, I have a locked T-Mobile USA Lumia 710 Demo unit, it came with the demo firmware, had to flash the black Tmobs USA firmware pre-Tango via Zune, Zune updated to Tango after connecting it w/o sim card, found this thread and considered flashing an unbranded Lumia 710 ROM because Nokia hasn't released the Network Setup app for he US, the UK version has the Network Setup pre-installed!! now I'm waiting for the unlock code if it's possible because it's a demo unit, crossing my fingers...

    Did this help? feedback please!
    07-10-2012 01:36 AM
  21. giodelgado's Avatar
    just got my unlock code, internet sharing works with AT&T, the network setup app gave me two options AT&T 3G or AT&T LTE, I think because I'm using the Lumia 900 microsim, visual voicemail works only when I select AT&T LTE and this was setup already with my Lumia 900

    just one problem, the device says my batt is critically low like at 50% and turns off, this continues until I try to charge it, has done it twice, could it be the ROM, bad battery or device?
    07-13-2012 01:27 AM
  22. northwestguy's Avatar
    Okay, I've had some success. Two separate AT&T representatives told me that 4G on prepaid was impossible, so I had just about given up hope and went down to the store to inquire about options. The agent there simply entered an APN, and data started working. Here's the info I can see:

    APN: wap.cingular
    Username: wap@cingulargprs.com

    I'm not able to see the password, and I'm not about to experiment since it finally works, but I've seen other people saying to use CINGULAR1 in all caps.

    This got data working perfectly. So I'm on prepaid, using a T-Mobile phone, and getting (I think) 4G rates (though I'm happy with any speed).

    The only thing that doesn't work right now is MMS. Does anyone know why this would be? Does this go over a different data channel or something?
    07-17-2012 12:18 AM
  23. northwestguy's Avatar
    just got my unlock code, internet sharing works with AT&T, the network setup app gave me two options AT&T 3G or AT&T LTE, I think because I'm using the Lumia 900 microsim, visual voicemail works only when I select AT&T LTE and this was setup already with my Lumia 900

    just one problem, the device says my batt is critically low like at 50% and turns off, this continues until I try to charge it, has done it twice, could it be the ROM, bad battery or device?
    giodelgado,

    Where did you get the ROM? Is it available in a trusted source?
    07-17-2012 12:34 AM
  24. northwestguy's Avatar
    Okay, I've had some success. Two separate AT&T representatives told me that 4G on prepaid was impossible, so I had just about given up hope and went down to the store to inquire about options. The agent there simply entered an APN, and data started working. Here's the info I can see:

    APN: wap.cingular
    Username: wap[at-symbol]cingulargprs.com

    I'm not able to see the password, and I'm not about to experiment since it finally works, but I've seen other people saying to use CINGULAR1 in all caps.

    This got data working perfectly. So I'm on prepaid, using a T-Mobile phone, and getting (I think) 4G rates (though I'm happy with any speed).

    The only thing that doesn't work right now is MMS. Does anyone know why this would be? Does this go over a different data channel or something?
    07-17-2012 12:39 AM
  25. giodelgado's Avatar
    Okay, I've had some success. Two separate AT&T representatives told me that 4G on prepaid was impossible, so I had just about given up hope and went down to the store to inquire about options. The agent there simply entered an APN, and data started working. Here's the info I can see:

    APN: wap.cingular
    Username: wap[at-symbol]cingulargprs.com

    I'm not able to see the password, and I'm not about to experiment since it finally works, but I've seen other people saying to use CINGULAR1 in all caps.

    This got data working perfectly. So I'm on prepaid, using a T-Mobile phone, and getting (I think) 4G rates (though I'm happy with any speed).

    The only thing that doesn't work right now is MMS. Does anyone know why this would be? Does this go over a different data channel or something?
    I got it from Navifirm, a tool used to download most/all Nokia firmwares

    never ask features to AT&T reps, they don't know anything about unsupported devices, the only thing you need from them is a microsim and service, that's it.

    I flashed mine based on this guide, here's my guide for the Lumia 710
    07-17-2012 01:00 AM
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