and would have to double dial to use raming at .25 a minute.Even paying isn't a bad deal to me but the double dialing is a deal breaker We are on annual plans but when minutes and time is up . Switching to an ATT MVNO, Double dialing, It's 2017 for Christ's sake! I did a *228 this morning and then a recording about using last four numbers of phone number for a default password.Hands free activation, profile and PRL updates are the most common forms of over-the-air update, and all of these updates are initiated from your phone with either a restart or by selecting the appropriate option in the settings menu.A profile update synchronizes your phone with the network by updating its network access info.Updating the PRL locates the nearest cell phone tower in your area that can provide you with the best signal to make calls and send and receive data.It also allows you to roam on other networks, if there is not a cell phone tower for your network in the area.Android allows users to have access to hundreds of thousands of different applications through the Google Play store and other locations.
This information can include your phone number, or be related to the roaming network, the sign in credentials that are needed for you to access the internet, and more.
Fortunately, it's possible to force your phone to clear the tower locations stored in memory and query the nearest towers for a signal update.
Ken Burnside has been writing freelance since 1990, contributing to publications as diverse as "Pyramid" and "Training & Simulations Journal." A Microsoft MVP in Excel, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alaska.
Select option "2" to update the PRL on your cell phone.
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