1. Doityourself's Avatar
    Hi everyone

    When I hold my phone in my left hand. The signal drops ?
    06-26-18 07:08 AM
  2. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    It's a known issues.... the antenna is on the side you would cover up more with your left hand.

    Some have found using a case helps.
    coffee-turtle likes this.
    06-26-18 08:28 AM
  3. coffee-turtle's Avatar

    wow, learn something every day.
    (haven't experienced this myself, but good to keep in mind)

    a for you sir!
    06-26-18 08:32 AM
  4. Emaderton3's Avatar
    "You're holding it wrong." Lol
    anon(9188202) and FuzzyManas like this.
    06-26-18 08:37 AM
  5. Tim-ANC's Avatar
    A case definitely helps. I also use BT earbuds with microphone for calls. Hands free is useful
    06-26-18 09:23 AM
  6. Doityourself's Avatar
    signal drop is absolutely tragic.
    06-26-18 02:13 PM
  7. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    signal drop is absolutely tragic.
    In a communications device... yes.


    If you just bought it, might try returning it for another to see if there is a hardware issue. If there is still a problem, it is probable a combination of the antenna location along with the carrier band and signal strength.

    Many have no issue at all, some find the phone unable in their location....
    06-26-18 02:21 PM
  8. Doityourself's Avatar
    it just drops as soon as I type. what a b*tch this is.
    06-26-18 02:34 PM
  9. Doityourself's Avatar
    happens with hand on either side
    06-26-18 02:36 PM
  10. Doityourself's Avatar
    Looks like a key 2 is needed
    06-26-18 02:37 PM
  11. Matt Berman1's Avatar
    I thought the cellular antennas were built into the bottom of the K1?
    06-26-18 07:09 PM
  12. Doityourself's Avatar
    I thought the cellular antennas were built into the bottom of the K1?
    Nope!

    On the bottom sides
    06-26-18 07:27 PM
  13. Tim-ANC's Avatar
    Nope!

    On the bottom sides
    Go to phone dial pad and paste this:

    *#*#46368676#*#*

    Phone info and set preferred network type. I find GSM auto works best for me. The phone will reset itself to the default when turned off or reset. Be careful in this section. Don't fool around with things unless you know what they are.
    06-26-18 11:40 PM
  14. hebehebe's Avatar
    The microphone is on the left side of the device, so when you hold the phone with your left hand, the distance between the microphone and your mouth increases
    Doityourself likes this.
    06-27-18 03:12 AM

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