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External Antenna Jack

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A connector that allows an external antenna to be connected for improved reception while in vehicles and/or homes. The antenna may be located outdoors for maximum signal performance.

The jack is usually hidden behind a small rubber plug on the back of the phone, or may be cleverly hidden behind a camera mirror or decorative element. Other phones hide the jack behind the battery cover, making it only semi-accessible.

Not all jack connectors are the same. Attention must be paid the type in order to ensure connector compatibility.

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