Updating my verizon phone
When Verizon Wireless users experience repeated dropped calls, a very low cell phone signal or the inability to make or receive calls, the issue may be related to the network's roaming signal.
Click "OK" if the "Provision Programming Successful! These instructions are for Verizon customers only: It is important to perform a PRL (preferred roaming list) update on your cellular phones (including blackberry and other mobile devices) at least every three months.NOTICE: This will not work on the latest firmware updates. Mac Users: Mac works easier than any other system at the time of this systems. At any time, if a serious problem is detected with any script, the kill-switch will be flipped and you will be brought to a support page (most likely here) so you can download the latest version. 9May13: Initial Release 10May13: Fixed windows driver issue. Flashing will cause bootlooping and you will have to reload software. If you are not stock and have a custom recovery, this will cause you to only be able to flash back to stock using Odin or Heimdall. You will need to download and execute the CASUAL application below. Otherwise for minor corrections, new CASUAL scripts can be deployed remotely. Added clearer instruction messages to wait (fixed "hanging"). CASUAL R492 -- killed old versions My Devices: Samsung Captivate, AT&T, Rogers, Bell, Telus Samsung Galaxy S III, Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100, N7105, AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II, Meizu MX, Raspberry Pi Hacking, Samsung Galaxy Camera, AT&T, Canadian Bell, Rogers, Telus, Virgin Samsung Galaxy S 4, Sony Smartwatch, Nexus 7 (2013), Google Nexus 5 Dont post logs here. Certain mobile phones occasionally need an update to recognize changes to your carrier's network.While GSM-based cell phones will update coverage automatically as you change locations, digital phones --- like Sprint or Verizon --- need a manual update.
The update, done over the air, often takes less than a minute.
Referred to as a PRL (Preferred Roaming List) update, it ensures your cell knows which towers to use on the home and roaming network. Press the "End/Power" button to turn your cell phone on.
Ensure you are in an area with sufficient access to your carrier's home (not roaming) network.
(Note the signal bars on your phone's screen, usually in the upper-right corner.
Roaming is often indicated by the letter "R.")Press *228 then "Send" (as if you are dialing a number), if you're using a phone from Verizon Wireless or Alltel.
For Sprint phones, open the main menu and choose "Settings." Select "Phone Info," then choose "Update PRL." For other carriers, contact your provider for details on how to initiate the update.