mic_888 · Dec 13, 2010 at 09:00 pm

How To Defeat Data Throttling

If you are one of the many customers who has paid for unlimited data on your network plan, then you may also be one of the many customers who have been subject to data throttling by your network.

There is a way, however, to get around this, provided that you use a normal amount of data (i.e. not downloading torrents) and XDA forum member sino8r has written instructions for all to share. If you find it a little difficult to follow, XDA member dictionary has helpfully organised the instructions into easy to read steps in the second post of the thread.

You will need to have the Android SDK, adb and drivers set up. Additionally, you’ll need to be able to make a backup of your current ROM via Nandroid and be familiar with smali.

To find the detailed steps and links to the requirements, visit the tutorial thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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