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Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

You can select which network modes your mobile phone can use, eg. 3G or GSM. Your choice depends on the data speed you can achieve.

Step 1 of 8

Find "Mobile Network"

Tap the Menu key twice.

Step 2 of 8

Find "Mobile Network"

Tap Options.

Step 3 of 8

Find "Mobile Network"

Tap Networks and Connections.

Step 4 of 8

Find "Mobile Network"

Tap Mobile Network.

Step 5 of 8

Select network mode

3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM). If you select 3G, your mobile phone can only connect to 3G networks. If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds. If you select 3G & 2G, your mobile phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided you're within range of a 3G network.

Tap Network Mode.

Step 6 of 8

Select network mode

3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM). If you select 3G, your mobile phone can only connect to 3G networks. If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds. If you select 3G & 2G, your mobile phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided you're within range of a 3G network.

Tap 3G, 2G or 3G & 2G.

Step 7 of 8

Return to the home screen

Tap Disconnect.

Step 8 of 8

Return to the home screen

Tap the Return key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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