1. Kerry2112's Avatar
    Extremely minor issue but, after a hard reset on my 950XL dual-sim, the status bar shows "L" where it used to show LTE. I'm on the .218 build. Now, it's possible that the update to .218 changed it but I could swear it showed "LTE" and "Bell LTE" in the status bar before the hard reset, even on .218. And it definitely showed LTE before that. Now it shows "L" for connection status and "Bell L" for sim 1 status. I'm still getting LTE speeds.

    Anyone else seeing this? Can it be changed without another hard reset?
    04-18-2016 08:05 AM
  2. Joe920's Avatar
    Consider yourself lucky.. for some of us it just says '4G'. :)
    04-18-2016 11:37 AM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    That's weird, but at least the only difference here is cosmetic it seems.
    04-18-2016 02:18 PM
  4. Kerry2112's Avatar
    That's weird, but at least the only difference here is cosmetic it seems.
    Indeed. I think I'm just looking for confirmation that I am not going crazy. :)
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    04-18-2016 02:31 PM
  5. gwinegarden's Avatar
    Same for me.
    04-18-2016 06:19 PM
  6. mark McWilliams's Avatar
    My Lumia 950ds has always only showed a L instead of LTE don't know why but I have metro pcs don't know if that has something to do with it
    04-18-2016 06:32 PM
  7. mrmobileperformance's Avatar
    Indeed. I think I'm just looking for confirmation that I am not going crazy. :)

    I'm on the latest production build, and it says "L" on my Rogers-connected Lumia 950 XL, but it did say "LTE" when I first got it

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    04-18-2016 06:46 PM
  8. peter leung 10586's Avatar
    Extremely minor issue but, after a hard reset on my 950XL dual-sim, the status bar shows "L" where it used to show LTE. I'm on the .218 build. Now, it's possible that the update to .218 changed it but I could swear it showed "LTE" and "Bell LTE" in the status bar before the hard reset, even on .218. And it definitely showed LTE before that. Now it shows "L" for connection status and "Bell L" for sim 1 status. I'm still getting LTE speeds.

    Anyone else seeing this? Can it be changed without another hard reset?
    my 950xl single sim showed "L" on 14322 insider build and shows "4G" on 10586 production build....
    04-18-2016 10:14 PM
  9. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Consider yourself lucky.. for some of us it just says '4G'. :)
    The general connotation is 4G LTE or 4G.

    Of course given the shenanigans US carriers have played, I wouldn't put it past them to say 4G and give you bandwidth for 2G .
    04-19-2016 07:09 AM
  10. Krystianpants's Avatar
    This is actually received from the carrier in the message signaling. For rogers i've always had L for their LTE-advanced network. It could be based on many things in the signaling messages, to tower connected to. MS can truncate the header though or choose "4G" on the carriers behalf if the carrier doesn't provide the info in the messaging.
    04-19-2016 08:31 AM
  11. Kerry2112's Avatar
    This is actually received from the carrier in the message signaling. For rogers i've always had L for their LTE-advanced network. It could be based on many things in the signaling messages, to tower connected to. MS can truncate the header though or choose "4G" on the carriers behalf if the carrier doesn't provide the info in the messaging.
    Interesting. I find it odd, given the association of "LTE" with speed in public perception, that Bell would choose to change it to a less-meaningful initial intentionally.

    No matter - all is good and I have received the needed confirmation that I am not going crazy.

    By the way, poopyfinger, you can see from my orginal post in this thread that I followed your advice to do a hard reset and it has solved my main issues. Just waiting now for battery usage to stabilize - still seems higher on standby since I did the reset last Saturday evening.
    Krystianpants likes this.
    04-19-2016 08:42 AM
  12. Krystianpants's Avatar
    Interesting. I find it odd, given the association of "LTE" with speed in public perception, that Bell would choose to change it to a less-meaningful initial intentionally.

    No matter - all is good and I have received the needed confirmation that I am not going crazy.

    By the way, poopyfinger, you can see from my orginal post in this thread that I followed your advice to do a hard reset and it has solved my main issues. Just waiting now for battery usage to stabilize - still seems higher on standby since I did the reset last Saturday evening.
    Get the speedtest app if you are worried. Rogers is the only one who has implemented LTE-advanced. This is what they consider true LTE. It's blazing fast. The best part is if you get any reseller that piggy backs off their network you get the same speeds. public mobile gives you unlimited talk, texting, 1 gig of data for 30/month on a 90 day contract. Best part is you use rogers network.
    04-19-2016 09:04 AM
  13. XToro's Avatar
    My 650 has always had just the L for my LTE connection. I don't really care what it displays, as long as I keep getting my 30+ MB/s speeds :)
    04-19-2016 09:42 AM
  14. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Now I undestrand why in Italy are going to experiment the "5G" mark in some big cities
    04-19-2016 11:09 AM
  15. realwarder's Avatar
    They could be making room for new icons... like the Ethernet status one.
    04-19-2016 02:39 PM

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