Which January 2018 Fido Phones have FM Radio Enabled?

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Which January 2018 Fido Phones have FM Radio Enabled?

Which January 2018 Fido Phones have FM Radio Enabled?

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Re: Which January 2018 Fido Phones have FM Radio Enabled?

Hey there!

 

Welcome to the Community!

 

At the moment, none of the phones we carry have FM radio enabled, however, it's possible to download an app from your phone's app store to listen to the radio.

 

Enabling FM chips in our smartphone lineup requires the support of the device manufacturers and we're working with them on any plans they have for FM radio.

 

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Hello again,

 

  Perhaps you should check the Canadian website for NextRadio? NextRadioApp.ca does list the LG G6 as a supported device. In addition, if you check the Free Radio on My Phone campaign, Rogers states If the handset maker enables FM they will support/allow it.

 

  Furthermore, if you read some of my previous posts above, there was a link to this post showing a screen capture of someone with a Fido LG G6 with the FM Radio.

 

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Rogers states If the handset maker enables FM they will support/allow it

 

If this is the case, why is the Samsung Galaxy A5 I got from Fido doesn't have the FM radio enabled but the American Samsung Galaxy A5 I purchased from Amazon.ca does have-it enable?

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Hello Glussier,

 


@glussier wrote:

Rogers states If the handset maker enables FM they will support/allow it

 

If this is the case, why is the Samsung Galaxy A5 I got from Fido doesn't have the FM radio enabled but the American Samsung Galaxy A5 I purchased from Amazon.ca does have-it enable?


  The Samsung Galaxy A5s available in the US (and other parts of the World) are not the same version as the Canadian version of the device (SM-A520W). Samsung Canada confirmed that the FM Radio was not included in the Canadian Galaxy A5 version (see here). Many of the phone versions available on Amazon.ca are not the Canadian versions of the phones. Since there is no FM radio option in the Canadian version, there is nothing for Fido or Rogers to enable.

 

Hope this helps :Smiley:

 

Cheers

 

 


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LG G7 android one version.

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I'm  fed up as well having my time wasted. I decided to go to The Source and buy a pocket sized digital radio.

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Hello,

 

  As far as I am aware, LG, Huawei and Samsung have all pledged to enable the FM radios in their newer phone lineups (see here).

 

Hope this helps 😀

 

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