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How To Improve Slow Data Speed On HTC Sensation [Data Latency Fix]

It can be annoying when your phone isn’t able to keep pace with your speed of action. Despite being pretty hot in the market right now, HTC Sensation has known issues regarding data latency. The complaints include slow network access, lag in local data loading and other similar problems. But finally these issues can be easily resolved using a very basic and simple procedure. This process has been discovered and posted by the XDA forum member mysterioustko, and the fix has been tested by a number of users. According to most responses from people who have tried this procedure, it works quite well to enhance your phone’s overall speed, so if you own an HTC Sensation device, and would like to get faster data speed on your phone, head past the break for a detailed guide.


Although the guide is really easy to follow, and shouldn’t prove to be too dangerous for most users, don’t forget to take a look at the disclaimer at the end of this post. So, here’s what you have to do in order to apply the fix for data leatency.


  1. Just like dialing a phone number, dial *#*#4636#*#*. This will open the debug test menu.
  2. From the opened menu, choose the “Phone Info” option. This gives you a number of buttons on screen.
  3. Select “Toggle Cyphering” from the available buttons and then click the “Disable” option.
  4. To apply the new settings properly, turn off the radio and then switch it back on.

Now you are done with applying the fix, but not quite! By turning off Toggle Cyphering you have left your data vulnerable. To complete the procedure, and make everything secure again, go to the debug test menu once more and re-enable Toggle Cyphering. According to some users, this method to fix slow data worked for them flawlessly, while others have reported that they noticed no change even after following this guide carefully.

In this way, the given method safely leaves you with a much reduced data latency rate and decreases phone data lag. So, are you looking for faster internet on your Sensation? If you are, this is the perfect guide for you. For more information on this Data Latency hack for HTC Sensation, please visit the official XDA thread posted here.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.


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